Last June, after fertilizing with an organic product, the leaves began quickly yellowing and dropping from the tree. It started from the bottom of the tree so that only the tops of the tree branches were left with a few leaves.
It rebounded a little but the branches were pretty much exposed the full summer. After losing all of its leaves over. A mineral deficiency occurs when the weeping cherry tree doesn’t receive the nutrients it needs.
Yellowing leaves may be a sign the weeping cherry tree has a nitrogen deficiency. Jul 23, I have a Stella cherry tree that I planted last summer.
It seems to have grown a fair amount since then, but now its leaves are getting what looks like a rusty look to them and some are turning yellow and falling off. I've attached pictures. Do you know what it is and how I can keep my tree alive, if possible. Cherry leaf spot is caused by Coccomyces hiemalis. Spots on the leaves, 1 to 3 mm in size, become yellow progressing to brown, and heavily affected leaves turn yellow and fall.
Trees can be completely bare by midsummer if the infection is severe. The fungus survives in fallen leaves, so leaf removal can help prevent infection.
Jun 18, Defoliation in tart cherry orchards may be caused by bacterial canker, cherry leaf spot, cherry yellows or chemical phytotoxity. Defoliation has been observed in many tart cherry orchards across the region. The list of potential culprits causing this leaf drop is long, and we are still investigating the cause of defoliation in many blocks.