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Monday - May 25, 2009

From: Homerville, GA
Region: Southeast
Topic: Non-Natives
Title: Problems with non-native corkscrew willow in Homerville GA
Answered by: Barbara Medford

QUESTION:

I have a corkscrew willow tree and it the branches are turning dark and dying. What could be the problem?

ANSWER:

We have answered similar questions several times about several different willows. However, we have answered questions about this specific willow Salic matsudana, Globe or Corkscrew Willow three times and will refer you to those questions. 

Question answered May 23, 2009 Salix matsudana

Question answered July 26, 2008 Salix matsudana

Question answered September 10, 2007 Salix matsudana

 

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