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Q.Peach Losing Leaves

Zone 10 | jlb1943 added on October 19, 2011 | Answered

I planted a July Elberta peach tree about one month ago in our backyard. It had a lot of leaves with a healthy root ball. I hand water it about twice a week. It has recently lost almost all of its leaves. Why is this?

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Answered on October 23, 2011

You may not be watering deep enough. When trees are first planted, they need huge amounts of water to establish well. I would water for longer periods of time.

The other issue may be the tree may be in transplant shock. This article will help with that:

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