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Q.Cypress tree turning dry and brown

Zone Victoria British Columbia Canada | bbrooks added on August 6, 2015 | Answered

My cypress tree is in a container and has thrived until this summer. When it has been hotter and dryer than usual, I have watered it regularly but it appears to be dying with portions of the tree turning brown and dry. Should I cut the dead portions out and hope the rest will survive?

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Answered on August 11, 2015

Increase watering. Container plantings need daily water and even twice daily if the temperatures are above 85 degrees.

You can prune away dead material.

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