saving a young tree - Knowledgebase Question

chattanooga, Te
Question by silktree1234
May 16, 2009
i bought for 1/2 price a cherry tree. it has somoe new growth but the old leaves have turned brown and dying or dead. i have sprayed the tree with a mix to kill most disese. how often should i spray the tree


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Answer from NGA
May 16, 2009

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I wouldn't spray it any more but I would prune the branches back to encourage healthy new growth. If the tree was distressed for a long period of time it may take a long time for it to recover. The best thing you can do for it is to water it once or twice a week and let it establish and recover. You should see some new growth when the roots become strong again. Good luck with your tree!

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