Campeche logwood help

Tbwilson33

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I bought one of these trees probably about a month ago. Drove it home and it started to drop it’s leaves after the first week.... didn’t start to panic at that moment because my bonsai room was very different from the location I bought it from. A brand new flush of leaves just came and everything looked great! But now I’ve noticed it’s dropping perfectly green and velvety leaves. One thing I did notice is that some leaves look like they almost have blisters to them. I don’t know what else to call it so sorry! I’ll add a pic if this isn’t enough information. Just looking for some advice or experience. Thanks guys!
 

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Read the middle of the page from the link @Anthony provided.

Need more info on how you're keeping it.

It’s in a room with high humidity and temp is around 75 with the lights on and 66 with them off. I use a light with t5 bulbs. It’s in a sandy mixture of soil. I soak the soil when it’s almost dry. I have ficus trees and Brazilian rain trees that are doing fine.
 

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@Tbwilson33 ,

You have a Sub-Tropical tree, not a tropical.

On our side [ Tropics Here ] this tree has gone to sleep,
happens from late September /early October.
Why - because most of the trees here are Sub-Tropical
and follow Autumn / Winter.
Trinidad is a stopping point for migratory birds, who
poop South America and American seeds.
Some adapt and grow down here.

By Christmas there is no new growth and it will be so until
Mid February.

Additionally for us, this is a full sun tree and it is very thirsty.
If you miss a watering, it turns extra leaves yellow and they
fall.

However please note this is the Tropics / Caribbean.

It would help if you put where you are in your avatar.
Good Day
Anthony

#presently researching - what or who are the Tropical Trees
[ temperature limit 55 deg F / 12.8 deg, C ]
 

Tbwilson33

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@Tbwilson33 ,

You have a Sub-Tropical tree, not a tropical.

On our side [ Tropics Here ] this tree has gone to sleep,
happens from late September /early October.
Why - because most of the trees here are Sub-Tropical
and follow Autumn / Winter.
Trinidad is a stopping point for migratory birds, who
poop South America and American seeds.
Some adapt and grow down here.

By Christmas there is no new growth and it will be so until
Mid February.

Additionally for us, this is a full sun tree and it is very thirsty.
If you miss a watering, it turns extra leaves yellow and they
fall.

However please note this is the Tropics / Caribbean.

It would help if you put where you are in your avatar.
Good Day
Anthony

#presently researching - what or who are the Tropical Trees
[ temperature limit 55 deg F / 12.8 deg, C ]

Ok sorry if I appear a little slow... so what do you think I should do? Remove it from my tropicals room?
 

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I can not speak for Anthony, but from the info he supplied. You will have leaves drop if it gets dry between watering. I will also drop leaves if it gets too cool. It is perfectly normal for the tree to be leafless from December into February. This would be the normal cool, and or dry season.

I would not move it, treat it like your Brazilian Rain tree. As much light as possible. If you keep it moist & bright, it should keep growing all winter. I would not worry too much about leaves dropping.
 

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Look like leaf galls. Could be from insects or mites. I read they're mostly harmless and nothing to worry about, just unsitely. Maybe check for critters if the galls showed up after you had the tree for awhile.

Hey, I didn't know Campeche has thorns! I kinda want one too.
 

Tbwilson33

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Look like leaf galls. Could be from insects or mites. I read they're mostly harmless and nothing to worry about, just unsitely. Maybe check for critters if the galls showed up after you had the tree for awhile.

Hey, I didn't know Campeche has thorns! I kinda want one too.
They are a cool tree! And thanks everyone for the help.
 
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