Battling the Emerald Ash Borer

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BroadLeaf’s Scientific Tree Care to the Rescue!

The Emerald Ash Borer, is an invasive pest wreaking havoc on local Ash trees in Durham, North Carolina, has been a growing concern for several years. But fear not, because BroadLeaf Tree & Shrub has stepped in with the latest technology and expertise to combat this destructive force. In this blog post, we will explore the Emerald Ash Borer and how BroadLeaf’s innovative “Treetments” are saving Ash trees and preserving the beauty of our local landscapes.

Understanding the Emerald Ash Borer: The Emerald ash borer (Agrilus planipennis) is a highly destructive insect that targets Ash trees. Native to Asia, this invasive pest found its way to North America, where it has caused significant damage to Ash tree populations. These insects feed on the inner bark, disrupting the tree’s ability to transport water and nutrients, eventually leading to their demise.

The BroadLeaf Solution: At BroadLeaf Tree & Shrub, we take tree care seriously, and the Emerald ash borer is no exception. Our team of certified arborists and tree care experts have embraced innovative approaches to combat this threat. Through the use of cutting-edge technology and scientific research, we have developed effective treatments, aptly called “Treetments,” to save Ash trees from the Emerald ash borer.

Host-Specific Protection: One comforting fact about the this insect is that it solely targets Ash trees. This means that other tree species are safe from its destructive appetite. However, it is crucial to act swiftly and employ preventive measures for any Ash trees on your property, as they are highly susceptible to infestation.

How BroadLeaf Can Help: If you have Ash trees on your property, it’s essential to take action to protect them from the Emerald ash borer. BroadLeaf Tree & Shrub offers comprehensive tree care services, including the application of our specialized Treetments. Our experts will assess the health of your Ash trees, develop a personalized treatment plan, and apply the necessary solutions to save them from this invasive threat.

Preserving Our Local Landscapes: By entrusting BroadLeaf Tree & Shrub with your Ash tree care, you are not only safeguarding the natural beauty of your surroundings but also contributing to the preservation of our local ecosystems. Ash trees play a vital role in our environment, providing shade, habitat for wildlife, and improving air quality.

The Emerald ash borer may be a formidable adversary, but with the advanced scientific tree care techniques offered by BroadLeaf Tree & Shrub, we can combat this invasive pest and protect our Ash trees. Don’t wait until it’s too late—reach out to our team today and take the necessary steps to safeguard your Ash trees. Let BroadLeaf be your trusted partner in preserving the health and beauty of your local landscape.


By taking these simple steps, you can help keep your trees healthy and thriving. If you would like professional help, reach out to the professionals at BroadLeaf Tree & Shrub. We also invite you to join our conversation on Facebook.

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