Just because Sequoia sempervirens trees are gorgeous California natives, it does not mean they are necessarily the right species, in the right place. This Coast Redwood tree measured 90” in diameter at breast height and stood 70’ tall in a small front yard. Its massive main trunk divided into two spars that supported a dense, balanced crown of healthy green needles. Roots from this Redwood, however, were displacing (both horizontally and vertically) the public sidewalk, creating numerous, significant trip-and-fall hazards. In addition, the tree’s substantial root system had uplifted two nearby, adjacent homes. Unfortunately this beautiful tree outlived its useful and safe lifespan in this setting and its root system had created both a public and private nuisance that could not be remedied without destabilizing the tree (i.e., root pruning). Sonoma-Marin Arborists, Inc. were called in to do the removal project, which, sadly, demonstrates why large & fast growing trees like this should not be planted in small front yards, in densely populated neighborhoods. (Photo via Scott Hess)
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Many thanks to Zac and the team; you guys were polite, hard-working, a real pleasure to have around….and very professional.
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I’m so impressed with how quickly you responded to my inquiry and how quickly the job was done to perfection.
First job they did for me. They’ll be my first call if I need more work. I recommend them highly.
Zac and his team are pros at what they do–exerting a high level of skill and efficiency.
It’s unprecedented in my experience that something would be done so professionally and so rapidly.
Zac, Thank you for coming right away – before the tree fell over! Nice crew – nice clean up!