Phoenix AZ maybe be a desert, but the value of trees is present with the tree and shade master plan put in place 2010. Trees are vital role in any community. They provide shade (needed in the hot summer day of Phoenix), provide livable communities, add to the ecosystem, and create an oasis.
Trees also provide:
Increased home values
Production of Oxygen
Reduction of CO2
Shade areas of the yard and neighborhood
Cool sidewalks and direct sunlight locations in the yard
Cut home cooling costs if planted on direct sunlight areas
These trees will tolerate and grow well in your yard, park, and community. They do take some special care to plant and nurture, but the benefits of planting trees outweighs the start-up cost and time of planting non-native trees.
It is important to plant trees that are native to your community to prevent diseases and expensive watering and care. Please see your local nursery for plants and contact AMC Consolidated for tree trimming needs.
Trees pruning is important in the southwest desert because the trees have rapid growth in the region, especially after monsoon season. Trees need to be properly trimmed and cared for to provide your property the best benefits. Trimming trees will allow for the tree to survive the harsh desert condition, monsoon storms, weed control, improve strength, and great shade.
Pruning requires proper sharpen and sterile equipment to provide the best prune without spreading disease. Each tree has specific pruning needs and specifications.
AMC Consolidated provides tree pruning for your home and community trees. We are knowledge and experienced. Please contact us or call 602-233-9800 for further assistance.
Phoenix the land of trees? It is a land of very beautiful desert trees, not just the various palm trees seen here. Phoenix’s mayor, Gordan initiated the tree and shade master plan in 2010. This plan outlines the importance and value that shade trees play in the Phoenix desert. Trees assist with the ecosystems, improvements for a healthier life, more livable communities, and a prosperous lifestyle.
There are many types of trees in the Phoenix area:
Box Elder/Ash Leaf
Growth 60 ft.
Blooms March and April yellow, green, and brown
Growth 30-50 ft.
Great for Summer Shade
Growth 25-110 Ft.
Used for furniture, cherry flavoring, jams, and wine
Saw Palmetto ~ Exotic fans and trunks grow several feet above ground.
Mexican Fan Palm ~ drought resistant and adaptable
Windmill Palm ~ hardy fans and a distinct looking trunk covered with brown fibers.
Sago Palm~this is actually a plant and not a true palm.
Pindo Palm Tree ~feather leaf palm and various heights, colors, and trunk size.
California Fan Palms ~ largest of all palms in the U.S. and also know as desert palm
True Date Palms ~ has edible dates and can reach heights of 100 ft.
Canary Island Date Palm ~ tough, durable and a leaf scar pattern on trunk.
Mediterranean Fan Palm ~ hardy in colder temperatures, shorter, and graceful.
The trees provide scenery of beauty and greenery in the desert landscape, while providing food, flowers, environmental benefits, and many products.
Caring for the each specific needs is important. All trees require proper watering, nutrition, and sunlight. When pruning trees experience and knowledge is important. Palm trees requires pruning above the horizontal line and certain times.
AMC Consolidated is here to assist with your tree care. We are here to assist with proper pruning of your desert trees. For further information you can contact AMC Consolidated 602-233-9800 for further details.