Bloodgood Buds

kodachr0meSeptember 29, 2007

I have a bloodgood that is two to three years old.

It receives sun from 10-5 everyday. avg. temp is 75.

buds will form, show color and then dry up.

Soil isn't bone dry. No root rot.

any ideas why?

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
conifers

Could be an insect? What do you mean when you say "show color".

Thanks, Dax

    Bookmark   October 10, 2007 at 10:21PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
kodachr0me

What I mean is that the buds will either turn green or red and then after a few weks turn brown and dry up.

    Bookmark   October 14, 2007 at 12:37PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
gardengal48

Did the tree leaf out at all this season? Some leaf development is absolutely essential for photosynthesis, without which the tree cannot survive. If no foliage produced then the tree is well on its way out, if not dead already.

I'm not sure we understand the problem clearly. Can you explain in more detail? Or provide photos?

    Bookmark   October 15, 2007 at 8:33AM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Zone 5a and 4b Hardy Japanese Maple Cultivars
This past winter should be a good indicator as to what...
whaas_5a
Acer Rubrum Redpointe - Pictures Anyone???
Was originally looking to get a Autumn Blaze but read...
sam268
Acer Griseum grafting
I have found a medium sized Acer Griseum on the side...
peat23
Planting a Sugar Maple seed.
Hello! I've got a beautiful Sugar Maple in my yard,...
Pippers
Refreshing dirt in potted trees
Hi guys - I have 2 Japanese Maples in wine barrels....
minflick
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™