Plum Trees
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plum tree leaves

Zone Gillingham Kent | wittsend28 added on June 16, 2014 | Answered

What causes plum tree leaves to shrivel up as they open? The leaves grow then curl and shrivel and do not develop properly.

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theficuswrangler
Answered on June 18, 2014

One of the most likely causes is leaf curl plum aphids - https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/plum/control-leaf-curl-plum-aphids.htm
There are many problems that can beset plum trees; read more here: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/plum/plum-tree-dropping-leaves.htm
A positive identification could be made by your local Master Gardener program; this link will help put you in touch: http://mastergardeners.org.uk/get-involved/find-your-nearest-master-gardener/

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