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Q.Browning Near Bottom Of Arborvitae??

Zone Doylestown, OH 44230 | smayes added on June 21, 2020 | Answered

Some of my Arborvitae have browning on the bottom branches/leaves. What may be causing that? Thank you

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Answered on June 23, 2020

This can be normal. It will, usually, signal that there is not quite enough airflow to the root zone. You can trim up some of the lower growth so that air can flow freely around the crown of the tree.

Here is an article for more information on caring for the tree:


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