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Re: weeping flowering crab apple


Re : weeping flowering crab apple -- S. Hager
Posted by Newt , Apr 20,2005,23:31    Top of Thread   Forum

There are several possible reasons. Lack of proper water when young, tree planted too deeply or root flare covered by mulch, tree was pot grown and rootbound when planted, burlap or wires/twine were left on the rootball when planted and are strangling a major root (it would probably not leaf out well either) or the burlap was treated with copper. Was there a color to the burlap if there was burlap? Take a look at these sites to see if any of these fit.

http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/MG089
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/WO017
http://www.tlcfortrees.info/planting%20depth.htm
http://hort.ifas.ufl.edu/woody/planting/nosoil.htm
http://msucares.com/lawn/tree_diseases/images/rootball.gif
http://www1.br.cc.va.us/murray/Arboriculture/TreeCare101/below/root_collar_exam/default.htm
http://www.treesaregood.com/treecare/mulching.asp
http://www.watersaver.org/pdfs/fall_watering_trees.pdf

Newt


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