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Root of the Problem

root problemsMore trees are an asset to your landscape and vital to the value and beauty of your property. Deep root fertilization is a professional technique that is performed to improve the health of mature trees. This technique is particularly useful when treating stressed trees. Mature trees located in urban or high traffic locations can suffer because the necessary oxygen, water, and nutrients do not reach the roots. Roots can only grow where oxygen, nutrients, and moisture can be found.

Deep root fertilization improves the oxygen content, microbial activity, and nutrient levels around the roots. The proper treatment will increase antioxidant production, photosynthetic capacity and respiration in the tree, and rejuvenate and strengthen the root base.