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Q.Eastern Redbud Started Showing Signs Of Budding Then Turned Black. Last Year Another Redbud Did The Same Thing But Got Suckers At

Zone 44481 | geemaone added on April 22, 2023 | Answered

bottom of trunk later in the season Had a nursery plant this tree.

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Answered on April 24, 2023

This could be a sign that the tree was overwatered as it was being established, and has contracted a disease. It will be hard to say from this photo, but you may have some luck with a fungicide of your choice. Make sure to prune off any dead growth that snaps and does not bend.

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