We’ve been receiving numerous messages lately, much like how one might notice the tips of tree branches beginning to wither and die. This situation can be likened to the way cicadas inject their eggs into the branches, causing a small slit that disrupts the branch’s vitality. It’s a subtle interaction at first, but over time, the impact becomes more noticeable as sections of the branches start to deteriorate and eventually fall to the ground.

Usually, trees manage this trauma quite well. They have an incredible ability to flush out new growth, almost as if they have a natural resilience that allows them to recover and bounce back. This regrowth process is often sufficient and doesn’t require much intervention. However, in the case of smaller trees, or perhaps less robust systems, a bit more attention and care are necessary. For these, trimming the infected areas ensures that the damage doesn’t spiral out of control and compromise the overall health of the tree.

We appreciate our customers for bringing these issues to our attention; they act like those keen-eyed observers who notice the first signs of trouble. Their vigilance allows us to offer guidance and support, akin to a careful arborist tending to a beloved garden. By working together, we can ensure that your trees stays healthy as possible after the cicada infestation we’ve all experienced.