Sure sounds to me like a soil problem.
From National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., Paul Cézanne, Trees Leaning over Rocks (ca. ), Watercolor and black chalk, 18 5/8 × 12 1/2 in. This is usually not a cause for concern. However, strong winds seen in heavy storms can cause a tree to become unstable and start to lean. In some cases, the tree will begin to uproot as it leans.
This type of leaning is dangerous.
Soil: When soil erodes from winds or water the roots of the tree become bushmulching.barted Reading Time: 3 mins. Jul 03, If your mature tree is lying flat on the ground with the roots still firmly planted, the situation is hopeless. You cannot fix this type of leaning tree and the tree should be removed. It isn’t easy to straighten a tree or stop trees from leaning, but with a little Missing: rocks.
It can be caused by standing water at the base of trees from over-watering or poor drainage. Or it could be insect related. In Central Oregon, the water issue is less common. We most often see this issue in and around Bend, Oregon on Aspen trees (and other Poplars).Missing: rocks. Loss of the crown's form and vigor can often indicate an unhealthy tree on the brink of leaning over.
Branches dying, V-shaped forks in the trunk, and lopsidedness indicate problems with the.