Tree Surgeon, your most common questions answered

Tree Surgeon, your most common questions answered

Here at Scanlon Tree Services, we've been offering clients all over Wicklow and Ireland the best tree surgery services.

Whether removing a problematic stump or planting a tree or trimming an unruly hedge, we have developed a reputation for excellence. Due to this reputation, we often find ourselves answering questions on tree surgery. The term tree surgeon is often misunderstood. So for the convenience of our clients, we've compiled some of the most common questions and added the answers below.

What is a tree surgeon?

A tree surgeon is a professional who specialises in the care and maintenance of trees, particularly in an urban or suburban environment. This may involve pruning, removing dead or diseased branches, diagnosing and treating tree diseases, and maintaining the overall health and appearance of trees. Tree surgeons use a combination of technical skills and knowledge of arboriculture to care for trees safely and effectively.

What does a tree surgeon do?

A tree surgeon performs a range of tasks related to the care and maintenance of trees, including:

Pruning: Cutting branches to remove dead or diseased wood, to shape the tree, or to maintain its overall health and structure.
Tree removal: Taking down trees that are dead, diseased, or pose a safety risk.
Crown reduction: Reducing the size of a tree's crown, or the upper branches, to control its size or shape.
Stump grinding: Removing tree stumps using specialised machinery.
Tree planting: Planting new trees to replace those that have been removed or to add new trees to a property.
Diagnosing and treating tree diseases: Identifying and treating various tree diseases using fungicides and other treatments.
Cabling and bracing: Installing cables or braces to support weak or unstable branches and prevent them from breaking.

How much does a tree surgeon charge?

The cost of a tree surgeon in Ireland can vary depending on several factors, including the size and type of tree, the extent of the work required, and the location. On average, tree surgery services in Ireland can cost anywhere from €100 to €1,000 or more.

We can offer you a bespoke quote based on your requirements. Please get in touch with us now. 

Have we answered your tree surgeon questions? If not, please don't hesitate to get in contact with our offices today. Our expert team will do their utmost to answer all your enquires. 


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