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Q.young ginkgo tree has brown leaves

Zone 6 | pill1616 added on August 12, 2011 | Answered

My young ginkgo tree has brown leaves. I water daily. Has been very hot in Zone 6 for several weeks at temps. over 100 daily. Leaves are brown, not falling. Is it dying, stressed, etc. ?

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Answered on August 17, 2011

If it is in a container, in that kind of heat it needs to be watered twice a day. The soil dries out too quickly otherwise.

If it is in the ground, I would check the roots for damage to see if there is something preventing it from taking up enough water.

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