Oak Trees still recovering from winter storm AgriLife Today. Sep 23, Featured eBook: Tree Care Kit. A storm can leave trees looking like there is no tomorrow. Major limbs may be broken or damaged, foliage can be shredded or stripped, or the bark may be torn or gouged.
Improper pruning by overlifting lionstailing the crown through the removal of large lower limbs and interior branches resulted in more damage to the tree during windstorms.
But what at first glance may look like mortal wounds are not necessarily fatal to a tree. Trees have an amazing ability to recover from storm damage. Jul 12, The trees that appear to do better are: Live oak, Southern magnolia, Sweetgum, Holly, Sycamore, Swamp chestnut oak, Baldcypress, Sabal palm and Blackgum. There were also several trees that were identified as trees with poor wind resistance.
Those trees include Laurel Oak, Water Oak, Red Maple, Pine, Southern Red Cedar, and Queen stumplopping.barted Reading Time: 5 mins.