In the long term, this solution might be better than staking it.
Dec 07, It is fairly common for a young tree to lean if it encounters extreme weather conditions like heavy rains, ice storms, heavy snow, or strong winds or is planted in unstable soil.
In cases where a small tree leans only slightly, you might not need to do anything at shrubclean.barted Reading Time: 6 mins.
There are several reasons why a young tree can develop a lean.
Wind: Consistent low winds can cause trees to grow in the direction they are blowing. This is usually not a cause for concern. However, strong winds seen in heavy storms can cause a tree to become unstable and start to lean.
In some cases, the tree will begin to uproot as it shrubclean.barted Reading Time: 3 mins.