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Q.I Have Two Fully Grown Holly Bushes That Have Dropped Leaves And Seem Dead. Should I Cut Them Down And Out?

Zone 38221 | leatherwoodluke75 added on April 7, 2023 | Answered

Both bushes are on the corner of the house. In addition two large Box Hedges have dropped all leaves and died this winter as well.

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Answered on April 10, 2023

There are many diseases that these two can share. It does seem a lot like one of the many Phytopthora diseases. This oomycete will destroy trees and shrubs, almost, instantly!

This is a tricky one, but this article will offer some insight:


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