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Q.What Is Wrong With My Acer Please. About 4ft High, Been In 4 Years. Fine 2 Days Ago But Now Leaves Shrivelled And Crumbly. Watere

Zone Leeds | Madgeh added on May 17, 2020 | Answered

Watered regularly. Next to a low wall

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Answered on May 18, 2020

unfortunately, your photo did not come through.

If the tree gets rainfall at all, then it will not likely need extra water, depending on the type of Maple that it is. Acer is a very broad genus.

This leads me to believe overwatering to be the case.

Make sure to water, only, once the soil is completely dry down to a depth of about 3 or 4 inches.

I would treat with a fungicide, just in case.

These articles will help:


Here is an article that will show you different species of Acer to compare which yours could be:


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