Answer: This would be a matter to discuss with the seller. In some cases the tree will be healthy enough to leaf out again, although it may take it some time to do so. In other cases it will not have sufficient reserves and/or will be so severely stressed by both the shipping and retail process, the ride home and the transplanting that it can not. It is unlikely the tree is dead, yet, but there are an awful lot of variables as to whether or not it will make it. Do make sure it is not allowed to dry out. In retrospect, it would have been better to hold the tree in a sheltered spot until the local trees had leafed out. I'm sorry about your tree.
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