Just like all parts of nature, there are lots that we humans don’t know. But today our Toronto tree care team, Five Star Tree Services is going to shed some light on some fun facts about trees that perhaps you haven’t heard of before. This article will surprise you and enhance your knowledge of the tall green standing products of nature.
Trees Talk Between Each Other
This may sound strange right now but once we explain it to you, it will make a whole lot of sense. Trees are able to send signals to each other to warn nearby trees about danger. For example, if a willow tree starts to get attacked by insect pests, they can send a signal to nearby trees to inform them that there are pests nearby.
By doing this, the surrounding willow trees will begin to secrete a bitter chemical throughout their leaves to protect themselves from these incoming pests. This type of communication helps tress to protect themselves. Pretty cool, right?
Trees Drink Lots of Water
As we all know, trees need water to survive but do you know exactly how much? On average, a tree can consume up to 2000 liters of water annually, and an enormous tree can absorb up to 100 gallons of water that comes from the ground. It’s interesting how much some trees can drink compared to the idea that some trees can die in result of overwatering. A tree owner must know exactly the right amount of water to give their tree to ensure it can remain healthy.
Trees Can Encounter Stress
Just like humans, trees can experience stress and show physical symptoms. These symptoms of a stressed-out tree could include stunted growth or losing leaves, branches, flowers, and/or fruits. Actions that can lead to a stressed tree include poor tree watering techniques, improper tree pruning, improper planting, tree injuries, and simply neglected trees.
If you have a stressed tree, it’s best to call in professionals right away to access the problem and find a solution. If your tree has encountered too much stress, our team has tree removal services and Richmond Hill tree planting services that can come and remove your old tree and replace it with a new one.
Trees Have Genders Too
This is probably a thought you have never considered before but according to scientists apparently, it’s true! Trees can actually be different genders or a single tree can be both genders. Trees can have male or female flowers that indicate which gender they. Also, trees that have both types of flowers can be known as bisexual.
How Five Star Tree Services Can Help
At Five Star Tree Services, our team is highly knowledgeable about trees and we love to share all of our fun facts with you. As well, our team loves to see trees and shrubs thrive and remain healthy, so if you have any tree problems, inquires, or questions, our team is here to help. For all your tree care services, please contact our team at (416) 990-3355 for more information.