Talking Trees with Davey Tree

Frost Cracking, Sugar Maples and Syrup Making

February 11, 2021 The Davey Tree Expert Company Season 1 Episode 5
Talking Trees with Davey Tree
Frost Cracking, Sugar Maples and Syrup Making
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Talking Trees with Davey Tree
Frost Cracking, Sugar Maples and Syrup Making
Feb 11, 2021 Season 1 Episode 5
The Davey Tree Expert Company

R.J. Laverne, Manager of Education and Training for Davey Tree, talks about identifying maple trees, who can make syrup and what to do about frost cracking on your trees.

In this episode we cover:

  • Benefits of Sugar Maples (0:45)
  • Maple syrup making (2:53)
  • Frost cracking (6:13)
    • Species prone to frost cracking (8:20)
    • Young trees and damage to circulatory system (9:45)
    • Port of entry for decay producing organisms (11:24)
    • Anything you can do? (12:26)
  • Identifying maple trees (14:02)
    • Identifying Sugar Maples from Red Maples, Silver Maples and Norway Maples (15:55)
  • Why R.J. enjoys his job (17:38)

To find your local Davey office, check out our find a local office page to search by zip code.

To learn more about syrup making, read our blog, Tapping Doesn't Seriously Damage Maple Trees (But Don't Plug Holes).

Connect with Davey Tree on social media:
Twitter: @DaveyTree
Facebook: @DaveyTree
Instagram: @daveytree
YouTube: The Davey Tree Expert Company
LinkedIn: The Davey Tree Expert Company

Show Notes

R.J. Laverne, Manager of Education and Training for Davey Tree, talks about identifying maple trees, who can make syrup and what to do about frost cracking on your trees.

In this episode we cover:

  • Benefits of Sugar Maples (0:45)
  • Maple syrup making (2:53)
  • Frost cracking (6:13)
    • Species prone to frost cracking (8:20)
    • Young trees and damage to circulatory system (9:45)
    • Port of entry for decay producing organisms (11:24)
    • Anything you can do? (12:26)
  • Identifying maple trees (14:02)
    • Identifying Sugar Maples from Red Maples, Silver Maples and Norway Maples (15:55)
  • Why R.J. enjoys his job (17:38)

To find your local Davey office, check out our find a local office page to search by zip code.

To learn more about syrup making, read our blog, Tapping Doesn't Seriously Damage Maple Trees (But Don't Plug Holes).

Connect with Davey Tree on social media:
Twitter: @DaveyTree
Facebook: @DaveyTree
Instagram: @daveytree
YouTube: The Davey Tree Expert Company
LinkedIn: The Davey Tree Expert Company