“Katy” apricot tree. After the harvest, I spiked the tree to straighten the truck. This was 10 days ago. Every leaf has dried up
on the tree. Is it in shock? I cut off small piece of branch. Still green on the inside. I
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Can you include a photo? Do you mean that you spiked the tree, as in you inserted a metal rod INTO it? Depending on the metal used, it can certainly kill a tree. In fact, copper has been used to kill trees for years by doing just this.
I will need some more information and a photo to be able to help more.