The Top 10 Man-made Tree Killers

  1. Soil compaction and root damage
  2. Topping and harmful cuts
  3. Over-Thinning and Canopy elevations
  4. Over-watering
  5. Neighboring tree removals
  6. Planting too deep
  7. Wrong tree/wrong place
  8. Cambial injuries to trunk
  9. Poor cabling and damage repair
  10. Over fertilizing or treating