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Re: flowering cherry tree

Re: flowering cherry tree
Posted by: Newt (IP Logged)
Date: November 04, 2007 06:18


Hi Bernice,

I always say 'know thine enemy', especially before you spray anything on a plant or tree. It's better for the plant and the environment. I don't know what you used as a 'bug killer' or why you sprayed something for mould. Did the tree have mould?

To me it sounds like the tree could have been overwatered or overfertilized. Overfertilizing can cause leaf burn as well as root burn. Newly planted trees should be planted in native soil and no fertilizer or manure should be used for 6 months to a year. I would say to leave it alone for now and just water when needed and make sure it's not planted too deep. You should be able to see some rootflare. Apply mulch as needed. Here's sites on how to plant, mulch and water trees.

[www.ext.nodak.edu]
[www.treesaregood.com]
[cals.arizona.edu]
[www.watersaver.org]

Newt

Subject Posted By Posted
|  flowering cherry tree Bernice Rippingale 20/08/2007 12:50
||  Re: flowering cherry tree Newt 04/11/2007 06:18

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