The climber uses rope and saddle to safely maneuver around a California
sycamore during a pruning operation.
wax scale, Cerococcus quercus, is a sucking insect. This colony was found
on a mesa or Engelman oak, Quercus engelmannii. Its primary hosts are scrub
oaks (Q. dumosa & Q. berberidifolia). They are about 4 to 4.5 mm in diameter.
A scale may be commonly found with a small circular hole in the outer shell indicating
it has been parasilized (where a predatory insect has used the scale in its own
reproductive cycle). The scale has a minimal affect on its host. Spraying is not
recommended as it upsets the natural balance, killing the predator as well as
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removal being performed by a Homestead Tree Service climber. Serving San Diego,
Chula Vista, La Mesa, El Cajon, Lakeside, Ramona, Del Mar, Rancho Santa Fe &
- Home Owners Associations
- School district
at a jobsite in San Diego performing tree removal.
root fungus, Armallaria mellea.
Not what you want to see popping around
This fungus kills many other trees beside oaks.
Homestead Tree Service crew posing in the large crotch of the
sycamore, Plantanus racemosa, after spending
all day pruning &
restoring it. This was a co-champion big tree.
Consulting is not restricted to
- South County (Chula Vista, Imperial
Beach, Southbay, National City)
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(El Cajon, La Mesa, Lemon Grove, Alpine, Ramona, Lakeside, Descanso, Pine Valley)
(Solana Beach, Del Mar, Rancho Santa Fe)
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