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Q.My Dawn Redwood Is Not Leafing Out This Year

Zone 08753 | Anonymous added on June 13, 2021 | Answered

Tree is well established. Well over 20 years old. Has small buds evident. Branches are green inside when scratched with my fingernail and supple. We had an abnormally cold spring with temps dropping into the 30’s. Tree has some leaves but less than 10% of tree. Tree was fine last year

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Answered on June 24, 2021

Redwood trees tend to do this when the climate is not, quite, what it should be. Unfortunately, as we move into the brunt of the Grand Solar Minimum, this is what you will come to expect from the tree. They do not do well with cooler than normal temperatures.

Here is an article that will offer more information on the tree:


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