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Magnolia Dying After Flooding

Magnolia Dying After Flooding
Posted by: SouthernGirl (IP Logged)
Date: August 24, 2017 13:25

We live on a bayou in southern Mississippi. After record rainfall this summer, the base of our 60 foot southern magnolia tree was covered with two feet of flood water for 5 days. Soon afterwards it began dying from top to bottom. Upon examining the tree a few weeks after flooding, there is a lot of white powder deposits around the base of the tree. Is there anything we can do to save this tree? "It's our grandchildren's favorite climbing tree."LOL

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|  Magnolia Dying After Flooding SouthernGirl 24/08/2017 13:25

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