Elm Trees
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my drake elm is losing leaves

Zone florida | perateno1 added on July 20, 2015 | Answered

I planted two drake elms from 30 gallon containers and one is losing its leaves. Am I over watering it?

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on July 20, 2015

A newly planted tree needs daily water for at least the first couple of weeks.
It may need more if the temperatures are above 85 degrees.
Tamp down the soil around the tree base to make sure there are no air pockets.

Here is a link with more information.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/trees/tgen/watering-newly-planted-tree.htm

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