A color photo of the reflection of a tree in flood water.

Effects of Flooding on Woody Landscape Plants

Plant roots, like people, need oxygen for respiration. That’s why a flood can stress a plant and even, if roots are submerged long enough, kill it. “Effects of Flooding on Woody Landscape Plants” by Laura Jull, Associate Professor and Extension Specialist, UW Department of Horticulture, provides information on  immediate and long-term care of trees and […]