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My plum tree seems to be dying. How can I save it?

Plum and prune    San Jose CA

My plum tree is about 11 years old. We never pruned it till about 2 year ago when we cut off a lot of branches - our neighbors were complaining that it was spreading into their backyard. One of the roots had extended under the fence into the neighbors backyard and they had taken the liberty to...

Asked by: Rajeev (3 points)   Posted:April 19, 2015

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Yellow and curled leaves on a plum, no aphids

Plum and prune    South America

I planted this plum a few months ago and it has a lot of new growth, but most of the leaves are yellow and curled. I didn't find any aphids or any other sign in the leaves. Does anybody have an idea of what it could be? I hope not a virus... Thanks a lot!

Asked by: Nick Dit (1 point)   Posted:October 20, 2014

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Our Plum tree appears to be dying.

Plum and prune    Charlotte, NC

Hi, I've seen several entries about plum trees, but non really fit my situation, so here goes. Our plum tree has been with us since we moved in the house over 13 years ago. Each year it blossomed and the plums were more plenteous than the year before, until 3 years ago. The summer before the...

Asked by: GloriaR (1 point)   Posted:October 3, 2015

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Holes and fuzzy white balls on plum prune leaves

Plum and prune    OH Zone 6

My prune plum tree's leaves are being eaten by something which I have so far been unable to identify. There are ragged holes in many of the leaves and there is also many white fuzzy balls on the leaves that look like they may be egg cases of some sort. I have attached a few pictures of the...

Asked by: Rosemarie (2 points)   Posted:August 6, 2013

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Plum and prune    Inman, SC USA

My Plum & Peach tree are being eaten by Japanese Green Beatles. The leaves are. They both are new and only have been in the ground for approx. a month. Our temperatures for the last week have been over 95 degrees. All the sprays say basically do not use during these temps & on newly...

Asked by: Bonnilee Jones (1 point)   Posted:June 18, 2015

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