Holly Bushes
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holly bush browning

Zone Indiana | kirby1.1 added on August 18, 2015 | Answered

Have had beautiful holly bush for several years but recently the leaves are turning brown and limbs seem to be dying. What would cause this?

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on August 20, 2015

Browning and dying leaves can be the end result of environmental issues, insects or fungus.

I would do some further inspection.
Remove dead material from the bush and dispose of.
Treat with Neem oil as it works as both an insecticide and fungicide.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/shrubs/holly/diseases-of-holly-bushes-pests-and-diseases-damaging-holly-bushes.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/shrubs/holly/growing-holly-bushes.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/pesticides/neem-oil-uses.htm

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