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If you examined the woody stems and can't find any shield shaped bumps attached to them, nor any other confirmatory evidence of scale insect, then I think this is a bad case of greenhouse thrips. The other possibility is lacebug, but the appearance of the leaves is strongly reminiscent of greenhouse (and other types of) thrips, though lacebug may be present ...


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This looks like a plant disease that has caused portions of the leaf to die, I suspect due to long term nutrient deficiency (nitrogen, potassium, phosphate). Plants will sometimes sacrifice leaves in desperation to grow its fruit and seeds if it lacks enough nutrients. 3 years is a long time without any fertiliser for the plants. Lack of nutrition ...


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Get the lower branches (and trunk) more sun. The branches could eventually growth up again (with new leaves) or just new branches could come out from trunk. Maybe a pruning on some top branches will get a better balance.


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Hello Nicole & Welcome, It looks like there is one branch on the right side of the picture and two or three on the left. Other than that the tree appears to be in very good health. If you are lucky those branches will drop the dried brown leaves and push out new leaves. If they don't it's okay. It will not be too top heavy. You can test to see if ...


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The small tree is a species of Ilex (Holly). There are many different species of holly. Not all have thorns. Not all are evergreen. Most are quite vigorous taking advantage of any opening to start to grow, especially around fertile soil. Ilex aquifolium, AKA English Holly is very invasive in many part of the North America. Bird eat the berries and ...


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That leaf looks like it comes from some kind of oak tree. Like maybe a live oak? (But apparently there are many species even of live oaks). So, ... "Quercus something-us" It isn't clear if your big tree - or your little tree - has leaves that look like that. Or is it both? That last option seems most likely to me. It looks like the little tree is suckering ...


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