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Avocado tree dying. Please help!

Posted by nachin none (My Page) on
Thu, Sep 5, 13 at 13:04

Hi guys, I moved to this house and my friend told me I have an avocado tree. All leaves are getting brown from the tip till they fall dry. I don't know if they did not have water for long time or it has some kind of fungus. I moved to this house in June and I've been watering once a week since then. It's a pretty big tree, kind of 25 - 30 Ft with big branches on top so Im guessing is a very mature tree. Also ph level is at 7 and it had no nutrients so I've added some fertilizer for citrus and avocado trees
By the way, I live in Los Angeles.

Please let me know how to save this tree!

Here are some pictures

Thanks!

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RE: Avocado tree dying. Please help!

was it looking bad before you started messing with it...

whats your best guess on how long the pavement has been there .. laid over the root mass of the tree???

pH is irrelevant.. or the tree would have never grown that large.. unless the cement did it??? .. and then its probably a construction issue ...

has the area otherwise been in drought???

ken


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RE: Avocado tree dying. Please help!

Hi ken, thanks for replying.

When I started watering the tree was fine. Lots of green leaves everywhere but I did notice a little brown on the tip. I guess cement was always there and looking at pics from google earth tree and cement was there long time. House was in remodeling for like 6 months so maybe nobody watered it.
Now we are on summer and is been really hot. I moved when summer started and I started watering.

What can I do.

Thanks a lot for info!


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