Cherokee Tree Care News & Blog

Tree of the Month: Green Giant Arborvitae

The Green Giant Arborvitae is a large fast growing evergreen tree with dense dark green foliage that darkens or bronzes in the winter. They can withstand heavy ice and snow, making them a wonderful windbreak.

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Tree Care Industry Association TCIA Expo 2018

At Cherokee Tree Care, we strongly believe in continuing education in arboriculture, which is the management and study of trees. There is always something new to learn, better safety standards to apply, and more efficient ways to do business. We believe learning more about these will help us serve our community and its trees better.

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The Problems Facing Red Maples

Red Maples are common in the American Midwest, especially in the Ozarks region of Missouri. Understand the problems facing Red Maples and learn how to help yours.

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Tree of the Month: Dawn Redwood

The Dawn Redwoodis a beautiful tree that grows in a cone shape to 100 ft. tall. It is related to and closely resembles the bald cypress and redwood trees. From fossil records, the Dawn Redwood tree is known to have existed as many as 50,000,000 years ago. This tree originates in Central and Southern China.

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Preparing Trees for the Winter Season

As the seasons shift and temperatures begin to drop, the leaves change color, eventually fall off, and our trees go through a “dormant” season. During the dormant season, trees are not actively growing. They are using stored resources to stay alive until the following growing season. There are a few things we can do for our trees during the winter season to keep them healthy, thriving, and ready for the following growing season.

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