White ash tree stress

Asked September 7, 2020, 4:52 PM EDT

Hi we have 2 white ash trees in our backyard. They are about 25 years old and around 3 stories high. They have cracks in them and we wonder if that means they are in danger of falling.

Washington County Oregon

1 Response

Yes, that could be an issue for sure, especially if the wood is cracked. But it is very difficult for me to know from these pictures. I would recommend having an arborist inspect the trees. Use an "ISA certified" arborist (International Society of Arboriculture, ISA, is the organization that certifies arborists)