Linden Tree Dropped Leaves Early And Branches Died

Question From: S. Thomas - Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, United States
Q: we planted a Greenspire Linden in 2011. It seemed to be fine but last year a few branches had yellow leaves in August/ September that dropped early and the next year the branches were dead, which we removed this spring. Now it's September again and there are many more yellow leaves throughout. Is my try going to die?
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A: Sounds like your watching a painfully slow death. If it were my tree I would get an onsite inspection from a certified arborist. To find a professional in your area go to and enter your zip code. Best and Happy Yardening, Nancy