The Q&A Archives: Dying new trees

Question: Hello. We had a landscaper install some plants and trees last week. They all said

Answer: It sounds as though your cherry and plum trees are suffering from a little transplant shock. Wilting, yellowing, and even dropping leaves are all symptoms of stress. As soon as the roots become established your trees will perk up. Continue to water deeply once each week throughout the growing season. I think you'll see some improvement within the next 3-4 weeks. Best wishes with your new landscape!

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