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Sycamore Trees
« on: May 24, 2020, 09:22:50 AM »
Ever since early spring I have noticed that many sycamore trees have not developed their leaves as normal. Many trees have in the very tops a few nice leaves and down lower they are small and now I see some are dying. I have noticed this in northwest Arkansas and northeast Oklahoma. The trees seem to be dying to me. Has anyone out there noticed the same thing and if you have, what are your thoughts about what's going on with these trees not developing fully, with nice big leaves? They are sad looking.....
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Re: Sycamore Trees
« Reply #1 on: May 24, 2020, 09:27:21 AM »
Funny you should say that, past week or two I noticed they seemed to be really late to leaf out this year.  Will have to go take a good look at a few and see how they are doing.  
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Re: Sycamore Trees
« Reply #2 on: May 24, 2020, 10:23:40 AM »
Sycamore anthracnose is a common disease that sycamore gets.  I wonder if that is what you're seeing. 
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Re: Sycamore Trees
« Reply #3 on: May 24, 2020, 01:23:24 PM »
Many of the trees around here are late leafing out, sycamores included. Some of the oaks are only just now putting leaves. I think the two late freezes we had may have a part to do with it.
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Re: Sycamore Trees
« Reply #4 on: May 24, 2020, 11:30:49 PM »
My neighbor had a giant sycamore in his back yard here in Peoria, IL. He always said spring for that sycamore was the 4th of July. It always did leaf out, much to my disdain. My yard gets about 3/4 of the leaves due to the prevailing winds.

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« Reply #5 on: June 03, 2020, 03:18:50 PM »
My very few (I'm good with that too!) are leafed out fully. Maybe OK got the coldest spring in a 100 yrs like we did in E KY? Lots of trees still showing bad leaves, not many seed buds, etc., here even though out full green in the woods.
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« Reply #6 on: June 04, 2020, 07:16:27 AM »
Even though Sycamore trees are river bottom ground trees they don't like wet weather. As soon as the soil starts drying out there leaf out.

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« Reply #7 on: June 06, 2020, 07:51:04 AM »
They leaf out twice here.


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