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Transplanted Magnolia Grandiflora "Little Gem"


Posted by Tina Barker , Mar 26,2007,01:32       Forum

I bought a mature "Little Gem" about a month ago, which had been potted in a wooden crate. The tree is almost fully grown @ 4m tall. When it was transplanted it suffered some damage to its trunk. The bark was torn in one spot. A piece measuring approx. 4"long x 2" wide. The loose bark was removed straight away. However this morning I noticed more loose bark to the left of the wound. On closer inspection I noticed there were woodlice living under the loose bark.
Also recently I have noticed that the crown of the tree is starting to turn yellow & suffer loss of leaves. the leaves that have fallen have black edges & some have holes in them.
I am really worried & do not know what to do.
I adore this tree & would do anything to make sure it is kept healthy.
What should I do?
Please help.

Regards
Tina Barker


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