Holly Bushes
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Holly Bush Problem

Zone 12047 | Kaasan12047@ gmail.com added on May 11, 2016 | Answered

I have a 20 yr old Holly Bush in front of my house. Starting last fall I noticed leaves turning yellow/brown. I pruned off all the discolored leaves, but they're back. The bush gets a lot of sun, although it's on the north facing side and is about 15' from the road. What should I do?

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on May 12, 2016

Yellow leaves on Holly can be watering issues, poor drainage and what I believe your shrub is suffering from is Iron Chlorosis.

A soil test is a great place to start, and you local County Extension Office can help you with this.

Here is a link to locate your closest office.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/extension-search

This article will provide more information.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/shrubs/holly/holly-yellow-leaves.htm

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