Adopt preventive measures and check for the symptoms.
In spring the Southern magnolia drops its oldest leaves as new growth begins. Older,"tired" leaves suddenly turn yellow, throughout the tree, and those are the leaves that will be shed.
They don't drop all at once, either, falling over time. Leaves are large, each measuring up to 10 inches long, and very tough, taking time to decompose. Apr 11, Some species of magnolia drop their leaves naturally during certain times of the year, particularly in the spring. It is also possible that a fungus is growing on the leaves. The color of the leaves that fall from the tree is an easy way to determine whether the leaf loss is healthy or the result of a sick bushdigging.clubted Reading Time: 1 min.
Jul 13, Magnolias are notorious for leaf drop just before flowering. It is especially noticeable on evergreen trees that produce large leaves and create a mess when numerous leaves appear to drop at one time. This is not something you need to worry about since the tree will put out new leaves once the flowering process has bushdigging.clubted Reading Time: 1 min.
Apr 20, Glossy, dark green, leathery leaves on the Magnolia are incredible, but when spring rolls around, those beautiful leaves turn yellow and spotted and fall off the tree. This is perfectly normal and is expected each year. Even though Southern Magnolias are evergreens, in spring, new leaves push off the old leaves - but not all at bushdigging.clubted Reading Time: 40 secs.
Over 60 species of trees have been cataloged as native to Maryland, including the White Oak (Quercus alba), the State tree. Eastern Red Cedars (Juniperus virginiana), Snow Hill, Maryland, June Photo by Diane F.
Evartt. Parts of a few trees are extremely poisonous, and. So magnolia trees that are in wet, shady and humid locations are at the risk of developing fungal leaf spots. Crowded planting could as also be a contributory factor. Though mild infection may not harm the affected tree, heavier and repeated episodes along with premature leaf dropping may affect its growth.