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Bay tree

Zone HA4 8TY | shirleyallen44 added on June 2, 2018 | Answered

Hello I hope you can help me , I have a pompom bay tree seems to be very happy in the pot but have noticed today the new growth is all wilting ? I watered last night , a good watering as have put some bedding geraniums around the bottom ? Thank you in advance Shirley Allen

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on June 2, 2018

Poorly draining soil may be the issue. I see some darkening leaves and this could be an indicator that the plant is struggling with watering issues.

Pull back any mulch and check the soil moisture.
The links below will help you review the care needed and help you access the plant.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/herbs/bay/bay-tree-diseases.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/herbs/bay/dealing-with-pests-on-bay-trees.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/herbs/bay/sweet-bay-leaf-tree.htm

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