Tree Surgeon, Arborist, tree pruner, tree specialist, tree consultant, tree expert, tree lopper, tree doctor … confusing, isn’t it?


Well the good news is you’ve come to the right place. Not only do all those names cover the one thing but that’s us in a nut shell. We truly are your trustworthy, Tree Wise Men who have all your tree needs covered. All trees, all needs.

Our customers love that we have been servicing Perth’s tree needs for thirty years. As a family owned and run local company we are in tune with all situations, domestic and commercial. If there is any type of tree in Perth needing any kind of job we’re sure to have dealt with it before.

North of the river, south of the river, East Perth, West Perth, Hills, Swan Valley, rural, urban, farming, commercial – no matter where you are we bring our equipment and professional, fully qualified and friendly team to your doorstep to cover all your tree maintenance requirements.

Year after year our customers stay with us. This is due to our great workmanship, efficiency and expertise. They also love our competitive prices.

Give us a call now on 08 9275 1585 to chat about your tree needs and organise a friendly obligation free quote. Sometimes we can even do this within hours of your first call.


No job too big or small ~ reliable ~ trusted ~ we care about your trees ~ seamless service

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is an Arborist?

An arborist (arboriculturist) is a person who studies the structure and function of trees. Arborists are also referred to as tree surgeons, although there is a slight difference. An arborist essentially takes care of the trees in and around the cities.

What does an Arborist do?

An arborist makes sure that the trees around us get the proper nutrients and care that they deserve. From pruning the trees to preventing overgrowth, we do it all.

What is a tree surgeon?

An arborist is also known as a tree surgeon by many due to the characteristics of their job. However, there is a difference between an arborist and a tree surgeon because of the education that they pursue. The main difference that sets an arborist apart from a tree surgeon is their education. An arborist is involved in more than just trees and are experts in diagnosing the problems in a tree. In simpler terms, if a tree surgeon is a surgeon, an arborist is a doctor.

How much to remove a tree from a property in Perth?

Tree lopping in Perth can seem a bit expensive, although considering the work involved to remove a tree, the costs are certainly justified. To give an estimate, tree lopping in Perth costs $1,120 on average. The cost for tree lopping & removal ranges somewhere between $300 to $4,350. The cost for tree removal heavily depends on factors like the size of the tree, the species, time of the year, access to the tree & much more. To get accurate costing, please get in touch for a quote.

When to cut down a tree?

It is a little tough to decide as to when you should cut down a tree. If your tree starts showing signs of decay it might be the correct move to cut the tree down, as it poses a threat to you and your loved ones. Look for the following signs to see if your tree is decaying:

  1. Fungi such as mushrooms start growing on its base
  2. The bark of the trunk is dried up and starts chipping
  3. Cavities start appearing in the trunk
  4. Dead branches start appearing in the crown

If your tree is showing one of these symptoms, you should call a professional arborist straight away and take their opinion. There might even be a chance to save your tree in some cases. Hence, it is always advisable to take an opinion from a certified arborist.

What happens to roots when a tree is cut down?

After a tree is cut down, it’s trunk is stumped and removed from the location for various purposes. However, the roots stay in the ground. Although, if the roots have enough nutrients left then it may allow the growth of sprouts from the trunk or the roots. If the root is unable to grow sprouts, it is unlikely that it will ever grow.

How long does it take to cut down a tree?

Cutting down a tree is a tedious process. While it might seem to be easy and plain but it isn’t. Before cutting down a tree you need to make sure that the surroundings are clear, there are no power lines around. It is always recommended to homeowners, to not remove the trees on their own. The tree removal process might turn out to be dangerous if not done with proper experience, equipment, tools and knowledge. Certified arborists can use their expertise to determine the fall of the tree and hence plan the evacuation beforehand.

Do I need a Council approval before I get rid of a tree?

Yes. Most of the tree removals and pruning require a permit by your local council. After you have lodged an application for getting a tree removed, it gets assessed, taking into account the species, health and condition of the tree.

Is it legal to cut down a tree on your property?

The rules and regulations around the removal of a tree vary from one city to another in Australia. However, its always better to consult your local council before you get a tree removed from your private property. In case the tree poses as a life risk and is considered to be dangerous, its removal might be approved swiftly. Moreover, in the case of a dead tree, no approval is required as they are not protected.