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Plant Health Care

Preserving Your Trees and Protecting Your Property  

The objective of a Plant Health Care (PHC) program is to maintain or improve the landscape’s appearance, vitality, and safety, using appropriate and responsible methods and treatments. We believe that trees offer economic, environmental, and social benefits. Here at Oak Bros, we have created programs focused on these aspects.


Whether you have a property with just a couple trees, or live in the forest, Oak Bros has a program and solution that can provide you and your landscape healthy and happy plants. With Oak Bros Plant Health Care, we’re ready to evaluate your trees and property to provide the thorough, detailed tree services you need to keep your property looking its best.


As one of two tree services in Central Illinois that is accredited by the Tree Care Industry Association (TCIA), Oak Bros has the confidence, quality, and ethical procedures to supply the client with the best possible experience. We pride ourselves on safety procedures, and knowledge in the industry, all in order to advance the industry as a whole.


Common issues we provide treatments for:

  • Apple Scab
  • Bagworms
  • Japanese Beetles
  • Emerald Ash Borer
  • Chlorosis


Full List of Plant Health Care Services:

  • Air Spade: Air powered soil excavation
  • Alamo: Tree injection for Oak Wilt prevention
  • Aracinate: Tree injection for mites
  • Cambistat: Multi use growth regulator
  • Horicultural Oil: Insect spray for fruiting trees
  • Junction: Needle spray for conifers
  • Lepitect: Fast acting insectide. Treats bagworms and Japanese Beetles.
  • Mectinite: Bi-annual Emerald Ash Borer treatment
  • Myclotect: Foliar applied fungicide for Apple Scab, Fire Blight, and Hawthorn Rust
  • Mycorrhizae: Soil applied "multivitamin"
  • Spring Fertilizer
  • Fall Fertilizer
  • Pruning Recovery: Combination of Cambistat and Xytect applied to protect trees
  • Radial Trenching: Using the air spade to improve root growth
  • Transtect: Multi use insecticide. Mostly used for scales.
  • Verdur: Iron treatment injected in the fall every 2-3 years.
  • Xytect: 1 year broad spectrum insecticide.


If your trees are troubled and you're looking for a way to save them, a Certified Arborist at Oak Bros will be able to help you and assess your needs! Contact us today for your consultation.


Please refer to our PHC Consulting Fee Schedule for further information.


Root growth stimulator injections.


Radial Trenching.


Myclotect spray to treat Apple Scab.

Let's help you assess your safety needs and put a plan into action.
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