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Q.Can Thuja Giant Arborvitae Survive Dog Urine?

Zone 72956 | Anonymous added on February 12, 2021 | Answered

My male dogs have recently decided my arborvitae transplanted trees need extra watering, can/will they survive?

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Answered on February 13, 2021

Dog urine can cause injury to arborvitae. The salts in the urine can burn the foliage. Rinse the plants right away if you are able.
Here's an article that may be helpful: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/animals/protecting-prize-plants-from-dogs.htm

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