Tree with Chlorosis

Amber Anderson

This tree is located in a yard in Ames, IA. Foliage appeared normal as a smaller tree, but has become more pronounced as it has gotten larger. No treatments have been applied to either the tree or the surrounding yard.

Tree with yellow-green leaves but dark green venation.

  1. What soil features might be contributing to this appearance? Why would it be changing as the tree gets larger? What might you recommend for this homeowner?



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