Stress is Key


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Last week we explored how “Listening is Key” and this week let’s discuss how “Stress is Key.” Trees are reactive organisms and much of what we should and shouldn’t do to trees is because of stress. From episode 47 “Tropisms Are Key” to all the pests we’ve talked about to drought and heat… our trees are constantly responding to stress. Species Spotlight Waxmyrtle Morella cerifera is also known as Southern Bayberry. This evergreen Texas native is a small, multi-trunked tree to 20 feet tall and a trunk to 6" in diameter, with an open crown of light green foliage.

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