Treatment for Emerald Ash Borer - Healthy Tree. If your tree is important and valuable, and does not have a visible infestation, protecting from Emerald ash borer is both affordable and effective. Optrol ™ is a professional strength insecticide for treating emerald ash borer that can be mixed with water and poured at the base of the tree.How will emerald ash borer affect you?
How will the emerald ash borer affect you? Loss of ash wood products from the markets Loss of ornamental ash and associated removal cost Increased taxes to pay for city and county governments to remove hazardous ash trees Increased energy costs due to loss of shade treesWhat you can do about the emerald ash borer?
Treatment. If caught early, emerald ash borer infestation can be treated by giving the affected tree extra water and fertilizer to help it recover from the damage, and with insecticides. Insecticide treatment should only be done by professional arborists. Badly infected trees must be removed and the wood either chipped or burned.