Wax Myrtle Trees
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What to do for drying leaves on wax myrtle?

Zone 8 | Mlesparza added on September 21, 2012 | Answered

I planted a wax myrtle on east side of a brick wall of my house that gets a lot of sun in the afternoon. Leaves are drying up, limbs getting wilted, and I water it often.

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    Heather
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    Answered on October 6, 2012

    It sounds like it may have a root problem of some kind. I would check the roots for a root rot. This article may be helpful:
    https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/disease/root-rot-in-garden-plants.htm

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