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Old April 20th, 2008, 03:57 PM
mindshutter mindshutter is offline
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Bradford Pear Disease

I planted a new tree about 2 weeks ago and as of 2 days ago it's leaves are starting to turn brown and curl at the edges. It doesn't look like it's being eaten by anything, just distraught from the edge of the leaves inward. It's got water and food. What can I do to save it?
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Old April 20th, 2008, 05:00 PM
Michael F Michael F is offline
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Re: Bradford Pear Disease

Take it back and get it changed under the guarantee. And for the replacement, chose something better than this invasive, short-lived, stinking-flowered, trash tree!

Some info on Bradford Pear:
http://www.scnps.org/articles/pears.html
http://ipmnet.umd.edu/5-8art1.htm
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Old April 21st, 2008, 04:30 PM
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Re: Bradford Pear Disease

There has to be something I can do. I've seen these beautiful trees when they're adults and I'd like to give it a good shot before throwing in the towel.
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Old April 29th, 2008, 10:13 AM
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Re: Bradford Pear Disease

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There has to be something I can do. I've seen these beautiful trees when they're adults and I'd like to give it a good shot before throwing in the towel.
you want to throw in the towel....use your guarantee, assuming you can.
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