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Browning of tips of leave of newly acquired Acer shirasawanum 'Jordan'.
|Posted by Jack Duffy , Jul 30,2006,14:16||Forum|
We live in Aberdeen, our soil is acid, the tree in question planted only weeks ago. The planting area was dug over, manured with well rotted garden compost, amply watered and fertilised before the young tree was introduced. A nearby hedge provides some shelter. A small camelia situated a few feet in front of the acer is progressining nicely - its first flowers having appeared some weeks go. The acer (as is the case of another in a very large pot in another location) is obviously suffering - the tips of the leaves progressively 'browning' from the top of the plant downwards.
Is there anything I can do to stop this from happening?
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