Greengage Plum Tree
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Greengage leaves have developed a thick brown margin which then yellows towards the centre of the leaf, and they are dryish.

Zone Ashford, Surrey in UK. | Anonymous added on September 8, 2019 | Answered

We had plenty of fruit this year (which was fine and tasty)and no other problems. The veins remain green in the centre of the leaf!

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GKH_Susan
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Answered on September 9, 2019

This could be a number of things. If the crop was fine, then I would be inclined to say that it could be a simple nutrient deficiency. If you are not thinning the tree, it can become too heavy with fruit, cause crowding and disease. See the cultural requirements below.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/plum/growing-green-gage-plum-trees.htm

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