The information presented here is not meant to be a lesson in the valuation of trees. For the purposes of this site suffice to say that your trees and shrubs have value and are worth caring for. A certified arborist can help with the valuation details if you desire more complex insight into the worth of your trees.
Most of us realize trees and plants are valuable. The value is in the beauty they provide, the air they purify, the oxygen they produce, the savings in energy they provide, the cooling shade they provide in summer and their value as sound and wind barriers. What most of us don't realize is that a competent plant appraiser can actually provide a dollar value which could come in handy if you have to make an insurance claim should your trees and shrubs suffer damage or get destroyed.
If should want to look into hiring a professional competent in the valuation of trees we can guide you in that direction. Generally speaking, there are four potential factors taken into consideration in the professional valuation of trees and other plants.