Deep Root Fertilization of Trees
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Are you looking for the best service for deep root fertilization of trees Virginia, Alexandria, Fairfax, McLean, and the surrounding areas have to offer?
Deep root fertilization of trees is a process in which nutrients are injected 8-12 inches deep – at evenly spaced intervals – beneath a tree. Combined with pruning and other care, it will ensure vigorous healthy growth of a tree.
Keep reading to learn more about deep root fertilization of trees and what it can do for your property. The information you find on this page will show you just how far the right kind of fertilization service can go.
If you have any questions, or if you’d like to schedule deep root fertilization services, call (703) 348-1920 today or click the button below for your free estimate.
How Deep Root Injection Works
Deep root fertilization is a type of tree care that replaces the nutrients, which are called “humates”, that would normally be provided by decaying vegetation from the forest floor.
Another necessary “tree food” is potash. Both are depleted by runoff and lawn growth. In a natural setting, decaying tree leaves, twigs and branches and ground vegetation provide these natural fertilizers which are absorbed by a tree’s root system 8 – 12 inches below the surface. In a landscaped setting, all this material is removed before it can decay and leach into the feeder system.
Humates are responsible for increased nutrient absorption, better drainage, increased oxygen and promotion of denser and greener foliage, among many other benefits. Potash is the key to disease and drought resistance, winter hardiness, root growth, building cellulose and aiding in the growth of dozens of other important enzymes.
In addition to these, the fertilization process also provides sulfur, iron, and other organic compounds. These chemical elements aid in reducing damaging salts in the system, producing chlorophyll, and the process of photosynthesis.
Because of all of these benefits, it’s easy to see just why deep root fertilization of trees is such a necessary action when you have trees on your property.
How You Benefit from Deep Root Fertilization
In addition to providing humates, potash, and other nutrients, you get the following benefits from deep root service:
- It increases aeration of the soil or, in other words, adds oxygen by penetration from above.
- Increases the activity of valuable microbes which break down organic matter into nutrients that can be absorbed.
- Corrects the PH, or the acidity to alkalinity balance, for the level that is correct for a particular type of tree. Conifers generally prefer slightly acidic soil while deciduous trees tend to like more neutral soil.
These aspects of the service all work together to make sure your property’s trees are healthy and stand strong for years to come.
Tree Care with Absolute Tree
Deep root fertilization is just one of the services provided by the trained team of arborists at Absolute Tree. It is used in combination with the following programs that we recommend to all our clients:
- Pruning. This should be done to remove branches that are detrimental to healthy growth such as those that were damaged during the winter or are diseased. Also those that are close to buildings
- Shaping. Removing any limbs that cause uneven or off balanced growth causing risk of windfall.
- Disease and insect protection. This is done both during the growth season and dormancy.
A good arborilogical program performed by a team of professionals, like us, will ensure that your trees will continue to provide energy saving shade, beauty, value to your property and habitat for birds and other wildlife for years too come.
So when you feel as though professional tree care is necessary, turn to skilled and certified professionals who know how to take the necessary steps and use the latest equipment to make sure the trees on your property stay in their best shape.
As a member of the Tree Care Industry Association, we can guarantee that our deep root fertilization of trees will take care of any service you might need for your landscape.
Contact Us Today
Give us a call today at (703) 348-1920 or (301) 840-0064 or contact us online to get started.
We provide deep root fertilization of trees in Alexandria, Springfield, Arlington County, Vienna, Herndon, Falls Church, Annandale, Burke, Fairfax, Reston, Fairfax Station, Great Falls, McLean, Centreville, Bethesda. So, no matter where you are, get in touch with us and let us know how we can help you today!
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