Leonard Mink Tree Service – Danger of Co-Dominant Trunks

Leonard Mink, owner of Leonard Mink Tree Service says that Co-Dominant stems or trunks are where 2 or more branches are coming from the same place and are close to or equal diameter. This makes the tree structurally weaker than a single trunk. The lower the crotch or split is, the more weight or stress is on each stem. Which means the lower the crotch/split the less sound the tree is. Cracks can form due…

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Leonard Mink Tree Service – Why Are All The Pines Dying?

Have you looked around this Fall of 2017 and noticed all of the dead Pines? Leonard Mink, owner of Leonard Mink Tree Service says that unfortunately we haven’t seen the end of Hurricane Matthew’s damage. Due to the saltwater flooding intruding the root system and the internal stress caused by the high wind, many trees were “shocked” and could not recover. They might have looked okay for awhile, but then we started noticing during the hot…

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Leonard Mink Tree Service – When To Prune Palms?

When is the best time to prune Palmetto Trees? Leonard Mink, owner of Leonard Mink Tree Service says that seed pods come out during the summer months; typically late May-July. It is really best for the tree to only prune them every other year, but most people prune annually in mid to late summer after the seed pods have come out. If you want an annual prune, add yourself to Leonard Mink Tree Service list for late summer…

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My Tree Is Brown At The Top, Is It Dying?

The top of your tree, “The Crown”, should be the healthiest part of your tree. If you are noticing browning of leaves or loss of leaves at the crown of your tree, it is experiencing a common but serious tree symptom called crown decline. This can be caused by many issues; root stress or damage, insect infestation, drought, bad soil composition or too much water due to the recent hurricane. Below I explain the two…

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Hilton Head Tree Service Inspects Pine Trees

Pine trees become weak structurally due to abnormalities such as corkscrew trunks and cankers. During a high wind or storm, effected trees are prone to break causing damage to property and other trees. Any Pine tree with a significant abnormality should be removed at it’s earliest maturity. The bigger they are, the harder they fall.

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