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I have a 6 yr old California Pepper that lost a lot of

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I have a 6 yr old California Pepper that lost a lot of leaves two years ago and an arborist told me that I may have been watering it too much. I cut way back and that stopped the problem While the tree seems to be recovering and is putting out plenty of foliage in the front where the sun is, the foliage in the back portion of the tree is still pretty sparse. Is there anything I can do to help it recover?

Contractor's Assistant: What kind of climate are you in?

Southern California, Inland valley

Contractor's Assistant: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?

Depends on what needs to be done. I'm 68 yr old woman

Contractor's Assistant: Anything else we should know to help you best?

Not that can think of... It seems to be recovering, just taking a very long time, especially in the area that doesn't get direct sun Thank you.

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Can you move the tree?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
No. It's about 20 ft tall and been in the same spot since I bought it. I realize now I was overwatering it, trying to get it established after it was planted.
Customer reply replied 7 months ago
It stopped dropping leaves within a short time of cutting back on watering and as I said, it's recovering, but seems to be taking so long.

Have you had it properly pruned?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
Only the lower portion that was hanging over a sidewalk.
Customer reply replied 7 months ago
This is the area in the sun and is growing well.

I would have the tree prunes and thinned out a bit to promote new growth you would be surprised at how a good pruning of the whole tree will bring it back to life.

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
OK. In the meantime, are there any fertilizers that you would recommend, if that would help also?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
Thank you.

No problem, just get professionals to prune it from a reputable company and use those and you will be back in shape in no time.

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