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County Antrim, United Kingdom Gb

I have a 3 year old tree in my front garden which has buds on it for some time now but shows no sign of going into leaf. The same trees in nearby gardens leafed weeks ago. Any suggestions?



Even very late emergents such as some individuals of Common Ash (Fraxinus exelsior) would normally be coming out now so I am guessing that your tree is dead? Cotinus and some legumes such as Cercis and some Sophora's are also late but would normally show something by now, especially in relatively mild Northern Ireland.

Would help to know what it is though.

4 Jun, 2010


can you try scratching under the bark to see if theres any sign of life ? if it is dead it my be worth finding out what killed it .

5 Jun, 2010

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