Avoiding Brittleness in Tree Branches
Dry and brittle trees are the result of many things. The are also a major liability to property owners as they can cause significant damage when left without maintenance.
Dry and brittle trees could be the result of environmental factors such as acid rain, pollution, drought, and even climate change.
Over fertilizing trees is a two sided issue. On the good side it encourages rapid growth. But along with that rapid growth comes weak wood.
Along with all of these factors, if pruning is not performed on an annual basis, you are leaving your trees vulnerable to the elements.