Holly Bushes

Holly Bush Is Dropping Leaves


patjomo added on April 14, 2014 | Answered

The leaves are turning brown and are falling off. I don't remember this happening before. Is it dying?


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theficuswrangler
Answered on April 15, 2014

This article outlines possible reasons for leaf drop: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/garden-how-to/info/plant-dropping-leaves.htm
You've had a very hard winter, and it's quite possible your holly is suffering from this. Wait until spring is well underway, to see if there are signs of new growth. You can then cut dead growth back to where it is starting new leaves, or showing green tissue under the bark.

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