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Q.Standard purple sand cherry tree 6 years old

Zone Bradford Ontario canada | Anonymous added on July 11, 2020 | Answered

Leaves developed in Early summer now 3/4 leaves have died off. Lots of shoots at bottom of tree and on the trunk. Not sure what to do.

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Answered on July 12, 2020

The shoots at the bottom of the tree (suckers) are coming from the rootstock and need to be removed. They often appear when the tree is stressed. You need to figure out what caused the leaf drop on the upper part of the tree. Here are some possibilities:



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