Southern live oaks (Quercus virginiana) are different from their acorn-baring relatives in the Quercus genus, and they take a special touch. Connor Tree Service is a full-service tree company specializing in Southern live oak tree care, and we are happy to share our knowledge on what we consider some of the South’s most beautiful flora.
How did your property fare during Hurricane Dorian earlier this month?
If you have a number of trees on your land, they are probably one of your big concerns each time a big storm is in the forecast. It’s a great idea to keep the name and number of a certified arborist tree service on hand and call them as soon as you know about tree damage—we get very busy following a hurricane!
A tree trunk may look pretty ordinary to you, but there’s much more to it than meets the eye. Every day, all day, there is an incredible amount of activity going on behind that layer of bark, moving nutrients, water, and energy back and forth from the roots to the leaves. But the trunk does even more than that; it also contains the tree’s most important defenses against disease, insects, fire, and the other influences that threaten to harm it. Here’s a little tree trunk science from your arborist in Charleston, SC.