Camperdown Weeping Elm Tree

Hi This tree about 5 feet tall 3 years old srarting last year the leaves turned brownish dried up and fell off around August. This year the same thing has started leaves are turning again very dry then I pull…

Shade Loving Tree

Hello, We have a small Toronto backyard and want to grow something tall to block and unattractive apartment building beside us. The area does not receive a lot of the sun. I’ve attached a picture to help with the visualization.…

Identifying Monkey Puzzle Tree

Hello, On a recent visit to Scotland, I saw a couple instances of the tree shown in the attached photo. The individual branches look similar to a long version of a Hens ‘n Chick. (I couldn’t attach a 2nd picture…

Tree Leaves Yellowing

I have a two fold question. First, I have no idea what this tree is so have only been able to perform limited searching. Second, it is sick with something, possibly a fungus? For a couple years now the tree…

Pruning Hibiscus Tree

My hibiscus tree is 15 feet high but this year is the worst for the centre branches dying. I haven’t pruned them out yet but I do fertilize, water regularly and it usually has a beautiful showing, although the japanese…

Donated plant id

This plant was donated to our Horticultural Society plant sale with no ID.  I live in the Niagara region of Southern Ontario. The leaves are alternate and toothed.  New stem growth is bright red, with upper leaves having red veins.  …

Sick Rising Sun Redbud

I’m hoping you can answer my question in regards to my Rising Sun Redbud. I did have leafhoppers on my tree, but sprayed it about 4 days ago and haven’t seen any since. I do have another problem with the…

Pruning a pagoda dogwood

Can I prune a pagoda dogwood now (ie in June) or do I have to wait until next spring? The perennials planted below are being badly shaded and I wanted to remove the lower branches.…