field maple leaves with dried leaves

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kevin gallagher asked 10 years ago

I planted 50 bareroot (field maple at the end of march . over 40 of them are thriving but the rest have brown crispy leaves . I scratched the bark on the ones with crispy brown leaves and the bark is still green inside so i know there still alive . What can i do to help them . I planted all these trees with well rotted cow manure , compost and top soil and i water them heavy every 10 days .

1 Answers

Gerry Daly Staff answered 3 years ago
All that manure and compost sounds a bit rich for small bare-root transplants and they ran into a dry spring, despite your assiduous watering.