Tree & Shrub Care

Since 1999, the lawn service specialists at LawnAmerica have been providing professional tree and shrub fertilization services for home and business owners looking to maintain the health and beauty of their ornamentals. While some trees and shrubs are fairly low maintenance, others will often develop insect and disease problems. So that’s where our team of experts can help, with consistent preventative treatments at the proper times, along with good tree and shrub fertilization for the growth and health of your plants.

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Our Programs

Tree & Shrub Care Program

When implementing our deep-root fertilization methods, we treat trees and shrubs in a manner that increases the resistance to damage caused by disease and insects, and promotes a more vigorous growth. We use proven and effective fertilization methods to ensure our clients' trees and shrubs grow at their optimum rates. By using balances nutrients applied at the proper times, we are also able to enhance the growth and appearance of your trees and shrubs, while also making sure they stand up to insect and disease pressures. 

We want your trees and shrubs to remain healthy, beautiful, and growing year-round! Our professionals are familiar with the problems that are common in the Carolina regions we work in, and we are able to detect symptoms indicating that a tree or shrub needs to be treated immediately. Regardless of what you have envisioned for your landscape, at LawnAmerica has the resources necessary to help you achieve a great looking and healthy landscape.

Azalea and Rhododendron Care Program

Azaleas and rhododendrons are beautiful additions to any landscape, providing bright flowers each spring that enhance the curb appeal of any property. With proper care and maintenance, azaleas and rhododendrons will provide your home with years of beauty.

An interesting fact, according to The American Rhododendron Society, “all azaleas are rhododendron, but not all rhododendron are azaleas” (Source: Because of that, the care for both plants is the same.

At LawnAmerica, Inc., we offer a 2-Step Azalea and Rhododendron Care Program that is designed to provide the necessary care to keep your azaleas and rhododendron performing their best.

The first application of LawnAmerica's 2-Step Azalea and Rhododendron Program is a liquid application of a dormant oil and a systemic insecticide. The combination of these two products provide both foliage protection and prevent lace bug damage by being absorbed by the root system.

The second application of LawnAmerica's 2- Step Azalea and Rhododendron Program is a granular application of:

  • Slow-release granular fertilizer
  • Granular sulfur to help lower pH
  • Granular organic fertilizer
  • Granular systemic insecticide

The combination of these products applied from mid-May through June, after the blooms are finished, will provide the necessary nutrients to your azaleas and help to set the stage for a beautiful spring the following year.

Photinia Care Program

Photinia, a common shrub in the area, belongs to the rosaceous family. Several different species of Photinia are grown for landscaping—including Photinia serrulata, Photinia glabra and Photinia x fraseri, which is a hybrid. Due to its bright red, immature foliage, Photinia x fraseri is the most popular species being grown today. It is more commonly known as the "red tip." While this shrub is fast-growing and beautiful, they are susceptible to leaf spotting. LawnAmerica, Inc. offers effective services through our Photinia Program, which is aimed at controlling leaf spots on Photinias.

Our Photinia Program provides three timely applications of a fungicide which will help combat and prevent leaf spotting. The first application is applied in late March or early April at bud-break, and the following applications would be applied at regular, four-week intervals.

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