Issue with Oliver Loquat Tree.

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I purchased an Oliver Loquat tree 3 month ago. Lately, I've noticed the edges of the leaves are turning brown. In addition, I've seen some yellow leaves. Should I be concerned? If yes, is there anything that I can do now to help it?
 

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I purchased an Oliver Loquat tree 3 month ago. Lately, I've noticed the edges of the leaves are turning brown. In addition, I've seen some yellow leaves. Should I be concerned? If yes, is there anything that I can do now to help it?
Most times when leaf margins turn brown it is a watering issue. Either not enough water is reaching the roots or the roots are staying too wet. How often do you water, how do you water and how long do you water?
 
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I water it once a week. I'll water it for about 5 minutes with the water hose. I will start using my moisture meter before watering it to make sure that it's getting enough water.
 
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I water it once a week. I'll water it for about 5 minutes with the water hose. I will start using my moisture meter before watering it to make sure that it's getting enough water.
And is your soil sandy? If not, what type?
 
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I do have very sandy soil. when I planted it, I mixed the native soil with some homemade compost and pine barks.
I think your tree is not getting enough water. When you water, water very slow for an extended period of time. You want to completely saturate the soil out to the drip line of the tree. This could take all day, but water slow. Then do the same thing about every 7 -10 days. Keep a close watch on the leaves. If the problem doesn't clear up post back
 
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