dry buds - Knowledgebase Question

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Question by jamescobette
May 4, 2010
I have two crepe myrtl trees that hve many buds .but they are dry and cannot blosoom


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Answer from NGA
May 4, 2010

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A late frost can kill the flower buds before they open; lack of water can also cause the buds to dry out and not open. A final problem might be a fungal disease such as powdery mildew. You'll see a coating on the buds if it is a fungal disease. Otherwise the buds will just look dry. Hope this information helps you determine just what might be causing the problem.

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