Cedar Trees
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12 year old cedars turning veryred/ brown

Zone kelowna bc v1w 4w6 | Anonymous added on June 23, 2017 | Answered

I put too much rock salt on my gravel drveway, it has seeped down to the roots of nearby cedars, is killing parts of the cedars.. I have been doing heavey watering, thinking perhaps this will help neutralize the salt?? sugestions please.. thank you..( live in kelowna) Randy

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on June 24, 2017

There is no way to reverse the damage from salt, but flushing the area will help the issue from continuing.

Here is a link with more information.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/environmental/salt-injury-to-plants.htm

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