Butterfly (tree Type) Bush Has Lost All Of Its Leaves - Knowledgebase Question

Medford, NY
Question by hammer05
July 13, 2002
Was Told By You It Could Be Spiders. Used Garden And Pet Dust And Also Fed It Miracle Gro Bloom Booster It Starts To Grow New Leaves And Looks Like There Are More Starting But The Tip Of The Leaves Start Turning Brown At The Tip And Soon Die What Care Is Needed To Stop This And Every Day Care. There Might Have Been Some Water (fifty Gallons) With A Small Amount Of Bleach Siphoned On The Tree Roots Could This Have Done This? Was Told By You It Could Be Spiders. Used Garden And Pet Dust And Also Fed It Miracle Gro Bloom Booster It Starts To Grow New Leaves And Looks Like There Are More Starting But The Tip Of The Leaves Start Turning Brown At The Tip And Soon Die What Care Is Needed To Stop This And Every Day Care. There Might Have Been Some Water (fifty Gallons) With A Small Amount Of Bleach Siphoned On The Tree Roots Could This Have Done This?all leaves have died looks like more want to grow as new ones start to grow the tips start turning brown was told by you that it could spiders i did see a small yellow one in the begining of the leaves dying and buds did use no-pest garden and pest dust and also miracle gro bloom booster also shortly before a fifty gallon (full water) drum with 1/2 cup of bleach in about week was siphoned on the bush by accident could this have shocked it it loks like it wants to make a come back but can't get around the corner. thank you again


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Answer from NGA
July 13, 2002

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could fertilize it with a water soluble fertilizer for flowering plants, but not exceed the amounts on the label and stop fertilizing by mid September. You could also apply some compost to the root zone.

Good luck with your butterfly bush. could fertilize it with a water soluble fertilizer for flowering plants, but not exceed the amounts on the label and stop fertilizing by mid September. You could also apply some compost to the root zone.

Good luck with your butterfly bush.

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