Article by: Assurance Trees Newcastle and Hunter Valley
Below and 10 acceptable reasons for removal of a tree.
When the Tree Roots are Weak. When tree roots are weak they will offer hardly any support. Safety is a big risk in this situation, which causes the tree to decay and collapse. Identify this by looking closely at the base. When there is space between the tree and the ground, then it is structurally unsound.
When a Lot of Fungus is Present
A large fungus growing at the base of the tree suggests an internal rot, which could be happening in its trunk or roots.