May Day Trees

Sick May Day Tree


Anonymous added on June 19, 2011 | Answered

I have a May Day tree that was very healthy for the first six years. In its seventh year, there was a cold snap in the spring just when the tree was trying to leaf out; 65% of the branches leafed, flowered, berried, looked great; 35% did not leaf. This year, its eighth, the same thing happened again in the spring; however, now only 40% of the branches (all lower branches) have leaves and flowered, the remainder have nothing. The branches remain supple, can be fully bent without snapping. Is there no hope for this tree? I would love to save it, but not sure that it can be.


Share this Question:
Log in or sign up to help answer this question.
Check here if you would like to receive notifications every time this question is answered.
You are subscribed to receive notifications whenever this question is answered.
ANSWERS
Nikki
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on June 20, 2011

As long as the branches remain supple and green (you can scratch the surface bark to see if they are green), the branches are still alive and should recover. As long as the tree grows some leaves, it will survive.

Was this answer useful?
00
Looking for more?
Here are more questions about May Day Trees

You must be logged into your account to answer a question.

If you don't have an account sign up for an account now.