Eucalyptus Tree

Tree Sap on Other Plants

Anonymous added on May 21, 2013 | Answered

The top leaves of my recently planted Eucalyptus tree (about 6 feet tall) seem to be drying up a bit. A neighbor pointed out that sap from a bigger tree (I think it's called, at least in England, 'Plain' tree) are dropping on the Eucalyptus leaves and that might be the cause. I'm a novice in these matters and would be much obliged to receive your kind guidance as to the probable cause and also how to cure and prevent it.

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Answered on May 21, 2013

Since it's only the top of the eucalyptus showing problems, I wouldn't worry too much. The new growth on branch tips is the most susceptible to stress of any kind. Have you been watering? Always water weekly and thoroughly, a little bit and often is thee worst thing you could do. Get the moisture down deep into the root system.

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