NOTICING URBAN STRESSES


ROOTS
COMPACTED SOIL
GIRDLING ROOTS
DE-ICING SALT
POISONS IN PIT
SMALL PIT

TREE WRAP
STAKES
TREE GUARD INTRUSION
GRADE CHANGE
WEEDS

MULCHED TOO HIGH
DOG LITTER
POOR DRAINAGE
LIFTING SIDEWALK
SOIL PH INCOMPATIBILITY

OTHER:


TRUNK
MECHANICAL DAMAGE (CARS, DOORS, BIKES, MOWERS)
POOR PRUNING

BURIED IN SOIL OR MULCH
CARVING
BROKEN BRANCHES

NAILS
OBJECT INTRUSION
LIGHTS ATTACHED

TREE GUY WIRES
OTHER:


CANOPY
TORN OFF LEAVES
TOPPING OF TREE
TALL TREE UNDER WIRES

OVER CROWDING
TOO LITTLE SUN
HEAT ISLANDS

INSECTS
SALT DAMAGE

OTHER:



Tree Tenders this worksheet is from the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society