Tree Foliage Problems


Foliage can be damaged in a number of different ways, but identifying the causes from leaf symptoms is not always easy.

Leaves invariably suffer damage in the growing season, but this can be more extensive after severe winter weather or summer drought.

Generally a number of things have to be taken in to consideration before a proper diagnosis can be made, e.g.

Moisture problems:

On further investigation you may find the roots are bluish-black and fall apart if teased out.

Frost damage / Cold Temperatures:

The Sun:

These symptoms are also symptomatic of cold and drought!

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