Palo Verde Tree Sick Mesa AZ
Whiteflies in Temp AZ
The amazing ways plants defend themselves
Insect pests can and do injure the Palo Verde and other desert trees. These pests can damage leaves, twigs, branches, trunks and
The most dangerous is the root borer. The Palo Verde Borers are root borers and are rarely seen above ground.
Adults are 4" to
6" long with antennae nearly as long as their bodies. Adults are active July through October.
Another class of Insect that usually attacks stressed or damaged desert
trees like the Palo Verde are Flatheaded Borers
Flatheaded Borers most commonly invade sunburned or otherwise damaged areas along
the trunks and branches of trees.
Still another type of insects is the insects that attack the foliage of desert trees. These include: Acacia whitefly, the Ash fly, aphids, and psyllids. These insects reproduce rapidly and can quickly kill small twigs and deposit honey dew on leaves and twigs.
If you have these conditions immediately treat your Palo Verde trees with Bio Advanced Tree and Shrub. Then treat your trees annually as the deep borers are hard to kill. You can get Bio Advanced Tree and Shrub at Home Depot.
Also have us treat your Palo Verde trees with medicines that will accelerate the healing process from the damage done from the micro pathogens carried by insects.These tips can be download just click on (Help For Sick Palo Verde Trees) in the download list. Warner