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Leaf colour on Magnolia stellata (pic)

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stellaaaa Thu 25-May-17 11:54:03

Is this normal? I planted this about a year ago and the young leaves are a acid green colour. I didn't think stellatas needed ericaceous soil but this looks like a nutrient deficiency to me. Any advice would be most welcome.

stellaaaa Fri 26-May-17 22:46:48


user1469111065 Sat 27-May-17 13:06:47

Magnolia stellata needs neutral to acid soil. That looks like chlorosis.
Give it a good watering with Iron chelate, and feed with an Ericaceous fertiliser.

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