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After the 100 mile an hour winds we had last week all the leaves on most of the trees in our garden have gone brown and are now falling off. The trees which were less affected have leaves with brown edges. We are about a mile from the sea, though in the lea of a hill, but have probably had sea mist coming down - plus we had volcanic ash at the same time! Will the leaves grow back this year? Or will the trees now die? Some are very tall and around 30 years old, so I hope not!
I've noticed that many trees in the area have the same problem.
Many thanks



We have the same problem when we have gales in summer. Our trees just regrow another lot of leaves. There isn't really anything you can do but wait & water any small or newly planted trees and shrubs. Established trees will have deep roots that fiddling around with hoses or watering cans won't help, so they're best left to sort themselves out.

3 Jun, 2011


Very many thanks for that reassuring reply! I'm glad that I'm not going to lose the trees - it's been a weird year weatherwise so far.


4 Jun, 2011


Hasn't it! It'll all be the same in a hundred years, though.

4 Jun, 2011


Smallpaws, for future reference you could add your county to your home page as it helps people answering questions to know where the questioner lives.

4 Jun, 2011

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