The Q&A Archives: Black Tips On Leaves Of Bay Tree

Question: I have a bay tree in a pot on a north Patio, it is putting on new leaves and the tips are turning black, what is it lacking? I water 3 times a week by letting water run through the pot for 30 minutes or more.I put miracid in the water once a week.

Answer: I assume you are referring to Laurus nobilis, commonly called sweet bay. You didn't mention how old the tree was, but sometimes bay is difficult to establish in our desert conditions.

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