A customer recently brought in a leaf for identification and to also ask why the tree has suddenly started to die.
We have a tree which overhangs into our garden that has a few patches of leaves within the tree which are currently showing symptoms of curling, browning and then dropping off. It has happened really quickly and we are concerned the tree maybe dying back? Any ideas, please?
Chris and Pauline reply:
Well, let’s first establish the type of tree. The leaf sample is certainly an elm (Ulmus) with its oval-
There is no chemical control for Dutch elm disease; however there are varieties with resistance including Ulmus Americana ‘Princeton’ and Ulmus ‘Sapporo Autumn Gold’, the latter one we stock as a bare-
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