quote:Originally posted by new2green:I got an apple tree for my birthday last year and it looks like the leaves are being eaten and some are curling and turning brown... I don't know if it needs more nutrition or what, I don't see bugs on the leaves.But I also read you are not supposed to fertilize fruit trees at this time. Shcould I put compost around it and mulch? Is there ever a bad time for compost? HELP!!!!
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