Willow Trees

willow tree

Zone 70065 | pirate added on June 12, 2017 | Answered

I have a huge California willow tree in my yard and have noticed a hole the size of a basketball. The hole is near the base of the tree approx. 5 inches from the ground. There are ants crawling in the hole but no other insects that I could see. There is something that looks like sawdust but not a lot of it. Is this something I should be concerned about?

A.Answers to this queston: Add Answer
Answered on June 12, 2017

I would recommend having the tree inspected my a qualified Arborist.

You need to determine if these are carpenter ants, as they could damage the tree beyond repair.


Was this answer useful?

Log in or sign up to help answer this question.
Did you find this helpful? Share it with your friends!

You must be logged into your account to answer a question.

If you don't have an account sign up for an account now.

Looking for more?
here are more questions about...
Willow Trees
Join Us - Sign up to get all the latest gardening tips!

Learn From
Your Peers on
Our Blog

Visit Our Blog

Do you know a lot about gardening?
Become a GKH Gardening Expert

Learn More