Ask a Question forum: Viburnum Juddii Wilting Fast-Please help

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Name: Amy
central Virginia (Zone 6b)
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amyscoutmom
Jun 14, 2017 1:21 PM CST
I planted it several weeks ago. It has been thriving in part sun with soil amended with lots of compost.

About 3 weeks ago our garden hose was leaking a lot for about a week before I realized it. The area around the viburnum was like a bog.

Once I realized it I repaired the hose which stopped the leaking. The viburnum seemed fine, but the I did not water it at all for about teb days to give it time to dry out.

Then last week I noticed it starting to wilt, so I watered it really well.

But the wilt did not go away. It's getting worse.

I've done some research and now I think it is wilting bc it was overwatered a few weeks ago. I'm worried it may have root rot.

How can I fix it so it doesn't die?

I don't want to lose it. I'm very worried... And I'm a new gardener.

The first photo was taken 5-29-17. The second photo was taken today 6-14-17.

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Name: Philip Becker
Fresno California (Zone 8a)
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Philipwonel
Jun 15, 2017 11:05 AM CST
Looks dry to me. 10 days without water, sounds to long. Check watering requirements out. Google, plant. If there sustable to root rot,
I would dig it up and trim roots, if necessary.
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