in Pushkar, Ajmer New South Wales
Nature of problem:
The bark of my Cordia dichotoma trees is rotting from the base and the tree branches are drying.
Type of Plant (if known):
Fruit tree with broad leaves and olive like fruit
Symptoms of Plant Illness (please try NOT to diagnose your problems yourself):
The bark splits at the base and falls off.
Soil Type (e.g. sandy, clay or loam) OR Potting Mix Type:
How often do you water the plant:
Once in ten days in winter, every third day in summer
How many hours of sunlight does the plant get each day:
About 9 hours
How long since you planted it:
Have you fertilised? If so, with what and when:
Yes, organic goat and cowdung
Is the plant indoors or outdoors:
Outdoors in an orchard
Is the plant in a pot or in the ground:
In the ground
What other treatments have you given the plant:
Upload photo if available:
Would be grateful for whatever help we can get. As it is a fruit tree, I am hoping to give organic treatment that does not send toxins into the food chain or the soil.
We would need photos to have any chance of helping you. It sounds bad.