Dogwood Trees
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Red leaves in July

Zone Central New Jersey | Anonymous added on July 6, 2016 | Answered

Native pink dogwood - Cronus rubric in New Jersey. Tree planted in May when ten feet tall. We've had a lot of rain, but have watered it well during dry periods.

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on July 7, 2016

I think the damp conditions are the issue with your Dogwood. I see signs of fungus damage on the leaves in the picture.
You may want to contact the garden center you purchased the tree from to see if they would replace the plant.
Here is a link with more information.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/trees/dogwood/common-dogwood-problems.htm

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