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Trees in Northern Virginia are often affected by destructive insects, lethal bacterial and fungal diseases, animal pests, and viruses (yes, trees can be affected by a virus, just like humans). But don’t worry – the tree doctors at Absolute Tree are here with what you need to know about the worst offenders in our area. And we’re just a call away if your trees need an extra dose of TLC to restore them to full health.

A stand of tall trees shows the effects of laurel wilt as several laurel tree canopies are sparse and brown next to unaffected species with healthy, green canopies.

Fatal Threat: The Redbay Ambrosia Beetle & Laurel Wilt

The redbay ambrosia beetle is a tiny insect pest that causes big problems for Northern Virginia’s laurels. Unlike other ambrosia…
A rotten trunk

How to Prevent Insect & Disease Problems on Trees

It`s important to get an early start when it comes to dealing with insect and disease issues. It will ensure…
Tree diease in VA.

Treatment & Tree Diseases in Virginia

We put this resource together to help property owners understand and identify types of tree diseases in Virginia, Arlington, Alexandria,…

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