Denver Tree Care Encyclopedia: The Hot Wings Tatarian Maple

americanarbor February 7, 2023
Trees come in all shapes and sizes, with unique characteristics that set them apart from the rest. The Hot Wings® Tatarian Maple is no exception. In fact, it’s quite the show-stopper. Read further to learn about what makes this tree so special, and how to spot one in Denver. With a name like that, it’s […]

Emerald Ash Borer Treatment | EAB Treatment

BUHV Marketing July 24, 2023
What is the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) and what does it do? EAB is a wood boring insect that was accidentally transported from Asia; EAB was first discovered in 2002 in southeastern Michigan and Windsor, Ontario. It infests and kills North American ash species (Fraxinus sp.) including green, white, black and blue ash, and their […]

Trunk Wrapping Trees in The Winter: Why it’s Important

americanarbor January 3, 2024
If you’ve ever purchased a tree from a nursery, you were probably advised to wrap its tender trunk before winter hit. Northern states are prone to icy conditions, and young trees require a little bundling to weather the season. Let’s look at how trunk wrapping can help to protect young trees from winter damage and […]

Dutch Elm Disease | What is it and How Can You Control it?

Kerstin Kim January 3, 2024
American elm trees are native to North America, and they can grow to magnificent heights and live for centuries. Unfortunately, they’re susceptible to a devastating disease known as Dutch elm disease, or DED, that can quickly spread and devastate large areas where healthy elms grow. So, what is Dutch elm disease, and how can you […]

Denver Tree Encyclopedia – White Oak

americanarbor January 5, 2024
White oak trees are magnificent, stately, and large. If you’re looking for a wise, slow-growing tree that withstands harsh weather and a variety of soil conditions, you won’t find one as alluring as the white oak. Let’s look at what makes these trees so special, and whether you should incorporate them into your home landscape […]

Winter Time is the Best Time for Tree Removal: Here’s Why

Kerstin Kim January 9, 2024
Tree removal is a task that takes a lot of planning and prep, so it’s best to schedule it at the right time. Spring may be the best season to plant flowers and vegetables in your garden, but surprisingly, it’s not the best time to remove a tree. There are many advantages to scheduling tree […]

The Importance of Pruning Young Trees and How it Can Prevent Storm Damage

Kerstin Kim January 9, 2024
Pruning young trees may seem counterproductive, but it’s essential to healthy growth. Let’s look at why pruning is so important, how you can do it properly, and how pruning can prevent your young trees from being susceptible to storm damage. Our arborists at American Arbor Care are experts at properly pruning trees and ensuring that […]

Ash Anthracnose – What Is It & How To Get Rid Of It?

americanarbor January 9, 2024
Trees are hardy and strong, but it’s important to look out for diseases and pests that could affect them. Let’s take a look at ash anthracnose and how it can affect ash trees in Denver. Understanding Ash Anthracnose Ash Anthracnose is caused by a fungus that overwinters on twigs and fallen leaves. It thrives in […]

The Best Trees For Providing Shade in Denver

americanarbor February 16, 2024
Shade trees provide both beauty and purpose for your property in Denver, and with so many different types of shade trees, it’s exciting to pick the right ones to plant in your soil. In this blog, we’ll discuss how shade trees can benefit your property, and what types grow best in our Colorado climate. The […]

Oak Leaf Blister | How To Identify & Mitigate

americanarbor March 6, 2024
Oak trees are known for being solid, strong and dependable, but they’re still susceptible to certain diseases. Oak leaf blister is one that needs to be understood, so you can mitigate the problem as soon as it appears. Understanding Oak Leaf Blister Also known as oak leaf curl, oak leaf blister is a fungal disease […]

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