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Q.Eastern Redbud alba – leaves started to turn yellow and falling in July.

Zone St. James, MO | Anonymous added on September 1, 2020 | Answered

Now remaining leaves have dark patches which look llike a fungus? neighboring (not alba) redbuds seem fine.

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Answered on September 2, 2020

Your redbud may be suffering from verticillium wilt, which is not good news. Here are two articles to help you understand and deal with this fungal disease:

You may want to take a sample of a small branch to your closest extension service agent to be sure. Here's the info for you: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/extension-search?zip=65559&radius=50&services_search_action=search&submit=Search

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