General Tree Service

serving Portland Oregon and southwest Washington for over 90 years.

General Tree Portland Oregon Staff

From its first customers in 1924, General Tree Service has grown to serve thousands of customers in the greater Portland Oregon & Vancouver WA area, along with the entire Willamette Valley. With our office located in Beaverton, we are able to provide quick service to both residential and commercial clients throughout the greater Portland metro area.

Our commitment to quality and customer service has remained unchanged for over 90 years.

Certified arborist keeps your trees and landscape healthy

Our team is made up of International Society of Arboriculture Certified Arborists, tree and shrub specialists, insect and disease control technicians and landscape care experts. When caring for the landscape at your Portland home or business, our certified arborists use the proper techniques to ensure your trees and shrubs have a long and healthy life.

Ongoing training through workshops and seminars keep our staff up-to-date on new techniques in the industry.

Environmentally Friendly

We consider ourselves to be environmentalists at General Tree Service; charged with maintaining the health of your outdoor environment.

We take that charge seriously and are committed to using the most environmentally responsible products available.

Complete Satisfaction

Our goal at General Tree Service is your complete satisfaction. We have a commitment to working with you to create a beautiful, healthy landscape for your continued enjoyment.

TCIA Accredited

TCIA accredited Portland tree service

We are one of the first companies in the Pacific Northwest to be accredited under a new Tree Care Accreditation program administered by the Tree Care Industry Association.

To obtain this accreditation, we have undergone and extensive review of our business practices, including an on-site audit performed by TCIA personnel.

General Tree is an outstanding locally owned professional company that you can count on. Quality services at a great price.

- Chuck T., Grounds/Security Manager - Willamette View

Growing customer relationships

Because we care about building and growing a strong relationship with our customers, General Tree Service is active social media.

General Tree's Management Team

Owned by Clint Landon, the General Tree team is led by a management team that takes great pride in having been with the company for over 10 years. Working together for so long means we have perfected the art of customer service so you'll be happy with our work.

To deliver the absolute best service, our management staff is divided into geographical regions so they can take care of the customers in their specific area. This type of individual focus is how we are able to give our customers complete satisfaction, which keeps them coming back year after year.

Clint LandonOwner/President and Vancouver Representative
Ray CarterGeneral Manager
Steve ZetterlundOperations Manager
Eric BrockmeyerCrew Manager
Jim SherwoodCommercial Representative
Greg DoeringArea Representative South Side
Neil OlsonArea Representative North Side & Vancouver
Kevin MurphyArea Representative East Side
Paul JacksonArea Representative West Side
Edu PalominoArea Representative McMinnville
Debbie GardnerHuman Resources
SilviChief Squirrel Chaser
PearlHead of Security
TimmyThe Host with the Most

Landscape Evaluations

When you call us for an evaluation of your landscape, our professionals will explain our programs and answer all your questions.

We'll provide expert recommendations and affordable solutions to help care for your landscape needs.

Commercial and residential landscape maintenance and lawn services will be customized to fit your specific needs.

Plant Health Care Services

Customized tree and plant care programs strengthens health to ward off diseases and pest infestations.

  • Inspections and treatments
  • Environmentally friendly products
  • Orchard programs for fruit trees
  • Elm protection
  • Oak preservation
  • Leaf spot control

Tree and Shrub Care Services

  • Tree removal and stump grinding
  • Insect and disease control programs
  • Shade and ornamental tree pruning
  • Shrub pruning
  • Cabling and bracing
  • Specialty pruning services (containment or vista pruning)
  • Work done by certified arborist

Lawn Care Services

  • Weekly lawn mowing and edging
  • Fertilization
  • Weed and insect control
  • Lime/moss control applications
  • Weeding of ornamental beds
  • Aeration
  • Vacation care
  • Power washing of hard surfaces

Landscaping Services

  • Weekly and monthly maintenance
  • Seasonal cleanups
  • Planting and transplanting
  • Weed and brush control
  • Bulb and container planting
  • Annual color spot rotations
  • Compost and bark dust installation

Holiday and Special Events Lighting

  • Design, installation, takedown and storage
  • Holiday lighting of homes and landscapes
  • Wreaths, garlands and specialty decorations
  • Commercial and residential services
  • Start taking appointments in July

Consulting Arborist Services

  • Tree and shrub evaluations
  • Loss and value appraisals
  • Pre-construction planning
  • Tree inventories
  • Tree risk assessments
  • Tree preservation plans
  • Evaluations by certified arborists

Root Health Care

The root mass is the tree’s delivery system for water and nutrients and why root problems lead to whole tree problems.

  • Root zone enhancements
  • Root collar excavations

These treatments focus on restoring ideal growing conditions to increase growth.

Our business is growing great relationships