Ficus nitida (Indian Laurel) frost damage
Asked Jan 17, 2007, 08:54 AM
I have 3 ficus nitida trees in my back yard that have suffered heavy frost damage. The trees are 8 years old and have always been lush & green. The crazy recent weather here in Phoenix really has my trees looking very, very bad. All the leaves have turned a horrible purple-brown color and are starting to drop already. What I am wondering is does anyone know if these trees will survive of if they will die? The lowest temps they were exposed to was about 25 for 2 or 3 nights but those 3 nights really have done a job on them!
Thank You gary in Scottsdale AZ