Live oak trees are a popular landscape tree because they are long lived and relatively care- free. But they are undergoing attacks all around south Texas from Datana caterpillars. Specifically Datana constricta. http://www.bugguide.com shows that they are wreaking... Continue Reading →
the tree forms the gall which then houses and protects the larvae until they hatch
Even though it’s by far the tiniest tree in our yard, birds will still choose it to perch in it.
The single most important factor to how a newly planted tree performs is whether it was planted correctly.