Don’s Expert Answers: Dying magnolia tree

Question From:
in Red Rock, Red Rock New South Wales

Nature of problem:
Dying magnolia tree

Type of Plant (if known):

Symptoms of Plant Illness (please try NOT to diagnose your problems yourself):
Leaves curling and turning brown

Soil Type (e.g. sandy, clay or loam) OR Potting Mix Type:

How often do you water the plant:

How many hours of sunlight does the plant get each day:
Over 10

How long since you planted it:
3 weeks

Have you fertilised? If so, with what and when:

Is the plant indoors or outdoors:

Is the plant in a pot or in the ground:

What other treatments have you given the plant:

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Other Comments:
Please I received it for Mother’s day I want to save it

Hi Charlotte. I can only guess that you have not watered it well. Water it copiously by hand for 15 minutes. Then, straight away, put a garden sprinkler on under it for 2 more hours. Good luck. Chances of survival: 10%. Don