Dec 10, Cherry Tree Leaves Are Turning Yellow & Falling Off. Yellowing leaves that drop prematurely are an unsettling sign that something is amiss with your cherry tree. This cherry tree seems to be blossoming and have lots of small fruits on it.
Over a span of 2 weeks i noticed couple of dead birds on my backyard. Later i also noticed the leaves on my cherry tree started to turn yellow and dried up and fell on the ground. Jul 23, I have a Stella cherry tree that I planted last summer.
It seems to have grown a fair amount since then, but now its leaves are getting what looks like a rusty look to them and some are turning yellow and falling off. I've attached pictures. Do you know what it is and how I can keep my tree alive, if possible. Why are my cherry tree leaves yellowing and falling off?
Answer. Several things could causing your cherry tree’s leaves to yellow and fall: The weather has been so unusual this spring and summer with so much rain, that your tree may have gotten too much water. Cherries like a good soak once every one to two weeks, and anything more could.