Wilty leaves on young plum tree

ltiltonMay 14, 2013

2nd leaf tree.

Just after petal fall, the leaves on this tree started to look sort of floppy, as if they were going to wilt. They haven't wilted, not yet, and show no other signs of distress, but I have a bad feeling about it. In a photo, the leaves look normal.

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jean001a(Portland OR 7b)

Please post the image

    Bookmark   May 14, 2013 at 10:04PM
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Image posted.

    Bookmark   May 15, 2013 at 12:29PM
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fruitnut Z7 4500ft SW TX

They wilt during a freeze and usually show some damage afterwards but not always. Also winter injury caused by extreme cold in mid winter can cause wilting. In the later case the tree or branch often dies when it gets hot.

    Bookmark   May 15, 2013 at 1:11PM
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