Magnolia Trees
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why are the leaves of my magnolia tree brown

Zone high ridge missouri | cindybecker08 added on April 19, 2015 | Answered

The leaves on my magnolia tree are 90% brown but not falling off. Is this normal?

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on April 21, 2015

Brown leaves in spring on your Magnolia most likely is caused by frost damage.
Is this an established tree? It should recover and show signs of new growth.
See the links below.

https://www.extension.iastate.edu/news/2005/may/070401.htm

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/trees/magnolia/magnolia-tree-care.htm

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