Damage to perennial woody trees and shrubs caused by hurricanes or high wind events is often not initially apparent. In some cases, it can take months or even years to manifest, despite plants looking relatively healthy after initial inspection by growers and insurance adjustors. This publication describes common damage seen in perennial woody trees and shrubs after a hurricane or high wind event.

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Published on May 14, 2019

Matthew Chappell Associate Professor; Areas of Interest: Nursery production, Horticulture Julie Campbell Postdoctoral Research Assoc, Horticulture
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