Maple Trees
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maple tree

Anonymous added on August 31, 2015 | Answered

The maple in the front yard has yellow leaves and looks terrible. I have tried to feed iron but must be doing something wrong. Thank you for your help.

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on September 2, 2015

Yellowing leaves generally indicates a watering issue, to much or to little.

Increase watering and adding 2 to 3 inches of hardwood mulch can help with moisture retention.

Inspect the plants for insects or fungus.

A soil test will help you determine what is missing or may be needed in the soil.

Here are a few links for you.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/trees/maple/care-of-red-maple-trees.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/garden-how-to/soil-fertilizers/testing-soil.htm

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