The leaf drop is probably due to anthracnose. Anthracnose is a common fungal disease of trees in Iowa. Anthracnose may occur on ash, sycamore, maple, oak, walnut, and other deciduous trees (see encyclopedia article Anthracnose on shade trees).Cool, rainy weather in spring favors anthracnose development.
Green Ash tree dropping leaves # Asked July 23,AM EDT. Hello - We have a green ash tree that probably between 12 and 16 years old. Suddenly, in the past 3 weeks it started dropping lots of green leaves. There are branches that are completely bare but only in a couple places. Here is a blog on summer leaf drop in trees.
why are the leaves falling off my tree? Leaf loss during the late summer can be caused by a problem with the water. Too little or too much water can cause your tree to drop leaves prematurely. However, if there has been too much rain during the summer or you have over-watered the tree, the leaves could turn yellow and fall during the summer months.
You may. May 17, Anthracnose Hitting Ash Trees Hard. A disease that’s causing ash trees to lose their leaves won’t kill the trees. Many people have noticed leaves falling from their ash trees and are worried the trees are dying. They can stop worrying, according to Joe Zeleznik, North Dakota State University Extension Service forestry specialist.
Jun 07, Location. new york. Jun 2, #1. Help!! One of my ash trees is dropping it's new leaves. The leaves are green and they're dropping like crazy.
I don't remember this ever happening other years and I don't want to lose the tree. Feb 23, Even with heavy leaf drop, overall tree health is rarely affected; trees usually send out a second flush of leaves.
If a tree has been infected, do what you can to promote growth and avoid stress to the tree. Water the tree during dry periods, fertilize if it's not growing vigorously, and mulch around its base. Be the first to comment! AnthracnoseDiscula fraxinea.
Tan to brown irregular spots on leaves, often causing leaves to be curled or deformed. In severe infection leaves may wilt and fall off, part or all of the tree may lose its leaves. Common on young leaves in cool wet spring weather. Lower leaves and leaves in the inner canopy are often infected first, or most severely.