Red Maple Trees
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Red maple trees

Zone 05847 | Anonymous added on May 25, 2017 | Answered

What does it mean when only some of the tree has leaves? It was planted last fall.

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on May 26, 2017

Some of your newly planted tree may have died off.
Test the branches by bending them. If they snap and break they have died.

If they bend there is still life in the branch.

Do the scratch test on the bark.

Here is a link.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/trees/tgen/tree-scratch-test.htm

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