Magnolia Has Dead Buds And Unhealthy And Dropping Leaves

Question From: B. Hanzelka - Oshawa, Ontario, Canada
Q: my magnolia leaves a dropping off leaves are spotted light brown some pale no spots, 13 year old wet spring and early summer.buds for next year are dead, new growth leaves misshaped . Yellowing leaves. What can I treat with. I live in southern Ontario Canada.

A: If your tree is of value to you I recommend you have a tree doctor - a certified arborist check it out. Treating it incorrectly could be fatal. Best And Happy Yardening, Nancy