Mistletoe Archive

  • I was looking at my Screwbean Mesquite (Prosopis pubescens) today and noticed some desert mistletoe(Phoradendron californicum) seeds sitting on some of the horizontal branches and in forks. I immediately started rubbing them...

    Mistletoe Seeds Sprouting!

    I was looking at my Screwbean Mesquite (Prosopis pubescens) today and noticed some desert mistletoe(Phoradendron californicum) seeds sitting on some of the horizontal branches and in forks. I immediately started rubbing them...

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  • We’ve just finished a week of working in north Scottsdale for a Homeowners Association trimming and cleaning mistletoe from trees. Our first time through the property last May was described in...

    Scottsdale Observations

    We’ve just finished a week of working in north Scottsdale for a Homeowners Association trimming and cleaning mistletoe from trees. Our first time through the property last May was described in...

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  • We were pruning an Arizona Ash (Fraxinus velutina) the other day to remove mistletoe. One of my workers came over to me with a piece of the normal “Christmas” mistletoe...

    Mistletoe, on Mistletoe!?

    We were pruning an Arizona Ash (Fraxinus velutina) the other day to remove mistletoe. One of my workers came over to me with a piece of the normal “Christmas” mistletoe...

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  • That’s how we all felt after working 40 hours doing mistletoe control for a Homeowners Association in Scottsdale this week. It was hot, and the footing was treacherous in spots....

    All in a week’s work…

    That’s how we all felt after working 40 hours doing mistletoe control for a Homeowners Association in Scottsdale this week. It was hot, and the footing was treacherous in spots....

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  • We’re going to be working all week in Scottsdale for a homeowners association doing mistletoe control. One of the board members found my previous post on mistletoe and started asking...

    A Nice Clump of Mistletoe!

    We’re going to be working all week in Scottsdale for a homeowners association doing mistletoe control. One of the board members found my previous post on mistletoe and started asking...

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  • We’ve been tied up with a big Mulberry trimming job for three days (plus a rain day in the middle of the week). It is finally finished, and we can...

    Mistletoe

    We’ve been tied up with a big Mulberry trimming job for three days (plus a rain day in the middle of the week). It is finally finished, and we can...

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