The Q&A Archives: Fruit Salad Tree

Question: I just planted a bare root fruit salad tree (about 2 months ago) - the

Answer: As long as your new tree has leaves, it's healthy, even if you don't see any additional new growth. It is probably growing roots instead of new leaves and will eventually put out new leaves. On the other hand, if the branches are bare and there are no leaves at all, the tree is dead and should be replaced.

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