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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Live Oak Service

The reason I was called out to this live oak was because the driveway was being impeded by the lower right canopy limbs. After removing them at the trunk the other side needed to be trimmed for balance. We ended up removing over 3000lbs of the lower canopy all the way around. Many issues were solved in this job including encroachment on the house and driveway. The canopy lift allowed much needed sunlight to the…

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