Root Rot Treatment Service

Root Rot Treatment Service

Did you know that root rot can affect trees and plants outside? Typically, we tend to think that root rot only happens to inside plants, but it can affect outdoor trees and shrubbery, also. Root rot is a condition in your plants or trees where the roots being to rot. This is due to inadequate drainage, plus overwatering. When there is nowhere for the water to go, the water can cause roots to become soggy. This can prevent it from getting sufficient oxygen in order to survive. If you have noticed that your plants have stunted growth or the health of the plant or tree is starting to decline, call the arborists at Fort Worth Arborist Co.! We are a licensed, insured, and ISA certified company who can provide professional root rot treatment in Fort Worth, TX. Call us today at 817-975-0180 to get your plants and trees inspected today.


Root Diagnosis

When the plant or tree has been overwatered it can cause the roots to become too mushy. This is bad news as the roots are unable to absorb needed nutrients in order to thrive. With a nutrient deficiency, plus lack of oxygen, root rot symptoms begin to take place. Signs of root rot include a thinning canopy, leaves turning yellow and brown, then begin to wilt, or leaves becoming pale and small.

There isn’t a way to tell if its root rot without digging up the ground to the roots. Our certified arborists can diagnose your tree or plant by digging up the ground where the roots are. Healthy roots are white and firm, so if there is an abundance of soft, brown roots, it might be too late for that particular tree or plant. If we do see portions of white and firm roots, we can get it back in good shape with our root rot treatment in Fort Worth, TX.

Get Rid of Root Rot Today

We are able to treat root rot by pruning infected areas of the root and replanting it in fresh soil. Because root rot can happen due to overwatering or the soil is too compacted, we will create the proper drainage. For precautionary measures, we can use chemical agents to make sure that rot root is gone.

The best way to avoid root rot is with preventative care and maintenance and at Fort Worth Arborist Co. we can provide both of those services! We offer excellent health care plans for trees and plants to ensure they do not get sick. If you think that you need rot root treatment in Fort Worth, TX, please call us at 817-975-0180.


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