A new exotic plant pest "Uredo mangelii" (Myrtle Rust) has been detected in the Central Coast region of NSW.
PLEASE BE ALERT FOR ANY SIGNS OF THIS DISEASE
To report suspect cases of Myrlte Rust please call the Exotic Plant Pest Hotline: 1800 084 881
Small tree - A great feature of this species is the flowers and fruits. The fruits attract birds like the Regent Bowerbird that collect them for their blue colour. Other birds that eat these fruits are Wonga Pigeons and Crimson Rosellas.
The development of our new Ecology, Bushfire and Landscaping divisions will provide the following services. Flora and Fauna Surveys, Bushfire Reports, Ecological Impact Statements, Landscape Design and implementation.
Small Tree - Backhousia citriodora is small and excellent feature tree with its profuse flowering, fragrance and use for cooking.
Medium Tree - Flindersia australis is a very hardy shade tree that can be grown as a street tree, wind break or simply used as a feature specimen. Bird and butterfly attracting tree.
Recently, the world’s tallest hardwood tree was discovered near Forestry Tasmania’s Tahune Airwalk tourism attraction, about 80km south of Hobart. This giant Mountain Ash (Eucalyptus regnans) was found in August 2008. The tree was named ‘Centurion’ and measures 101m tall with a 4m trunk diameter.
When autumn nights start to get cold, it’s time to prepare your trees for winter. Start with a good garden clean-up by removing weeds from your beds. For shrubs and trees, remove diseased leaves. Don’t throw weeds or diseased cuttings into your compost, as this will only multiply these problems down the road.
The Sycamore lace bug is native is a pest of Plane trees, otherwise known as Sycamore trees. This pest was introduced into NSW in 2006. These bugs prefer to feed on plane trees (Platanus spp. especially Platanus occidentalis). Infestation occurs largely within the Sydney basin, but is becoming more widespread.
Hiring an arborist is a decision that should not be taken lightly. Proper tree care is an investment that can lead to substantial returns. Well cared for trees are attractive and can add considerable value to your property compared to poorly maintained trees that can be a significant liability.
Naturally Trees have AQF3 to AQF5 qualifications and can assist with all your tree related issues. Our trained staff can manage your trees, carry out diagnosis and treatment or provide consultation and report writing requirements.
Winter bronzing bug infestations cause detrimental impacts to trees however preventative control is possible through tree injectable insecticide.