Sandcherry
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why is my 18 year old sand cherry tree dropping its leaves in June?

Zone LaSalle, Ontario Canada | Anonymous added on June 20, 2019 | Answered

I have an 18 year old sand cherry tree that started dropping its leaves in early June. can you tell me why this is happening. This is the second year its done that. Last year I thought the tree was dying but in April it bloomed beautifully. Now the leaves are dropping daily. any information would be greatly appreciated. Thank uou.

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on June 20, 2019

In my area, the weather has been a little cooler than normal for the passed few years. Maybe this is the case in your area as well? Other than this, if the tree is healthy, and comes back there should be no need for concern. If it is showing more symptoms and getting worse, then I would look to correcting the environment first.

This article will help you with the proper care of these: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/trees/sand-cherry/purple-leaf-sandcherry-info.htm

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