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silver birch sapling

silver birch sapling
Posted by: chrimycat (IP Logged)
Date: May 11, 2013 10:37


I have recently planted a silver birch sapling - despite the ferocious winds it is still there, but- some of its leaves are turned a light bronze colour and a few have curled up [but still soft] there are also a couple of holes at the base of some leaves.
What could be the problems? I have seen a few greenfly on the leaves [but only one or two].
confused by advice in book seems it could be:- wind damage/spring scorch/pests/nutrient deficiency/ lack of water [been giving it 4 gallons daily - it is only little]
the ground is covered with weed control fabric and slate chips.
Any advice please?

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|  silver birch sapling chrimycat 11/05/2013 10:37

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