Tree Paint Marks

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The city painted a dot on my tree, what does it mean?

  

White DotWhite means the tree has been marked for removal. The cause of the removal in this instance varies. The tree could be dead, it could be infested with Emerald Ash Borer, it could be hazardous, or it may just be in general decline with no possibility of recovery

 

Line    A horizontal line (in any color) means we caught Dutch Elm Disease early, and the section of the elm that was exhibiting the symptoms has been removed. There is better than a 50/50 chance of survival of these trees that have had this work done.


Green Dot    Green means it is an elm tree that is part of our injection program. We inoculate all public elms once every three years to prevent the elms from contracting Dutch Elm Disease.

 

Color TBD (for 2017) means that the elm tree has been diagnosed with Dutch Elm Disease  and is scheduled for removal.

 

Purple DotPurple (for 2016) means that the elm tree has been diagnosed with Dutch Elm Disease and is scheduled for removal.

 Yello DotYellow (for 2015) means that the elm tree has been diagnosed with Dutch Elm Disease and is scheduled for removal.

Red DotRed (for 2014) means that the elm tree has been diagnosed with Dutch Elm Disease and is scheduled for removal.

Blue DotBlue (for 2013) means that the elm tree has been diagnosed with Dutch Elm Disease and is scheduled for removal.