Drought blamed for dead trees in Texas

Currently the drought is continuing in Texas and as a result hundreds of Austin’s 300,000 trees have died this summer due to drought. Native species such as live oak and hackberry have perished due to drought and an intense summer. Currently Austin is cutting down the dead city trees and making them into mulch for use on other trees. ┬áResidents are being advised to soak trees with 5 gallons of water per week for every inch of tree trunk caliper.

SOURCE: Dallas News.com – Drought blamed for dead trees in Texas

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