Plum Trees

Plum Tree

Anonymous added on June 5, 2015 | Answered

We have recently planted a plum (about 3 ft when planted). It has developed yellowing leaves in the last few weeks. It is in sunshine though, about half a metre forward of an 8 ft (roughly) beech hedge. Can you suggest reasons and what we should do?

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Answered on June 7, 2015

Since the tree is newly planted, I would suspect that it may be a little on the dry side and may be suffering from a bit of shock as well. Newly planted trees require lots of water while they establish their roots. These articles should help:

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