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Q.kousa dogwood tree branches are dead..the rest of the tree is looking bad too.what to do??

Zone Bloomingdale, Ga. 31302 | Anonymous added on July 3, 2019 | Answered

Do i need to prune the dead branches?? I have already pruned some of the branches..advise as how to treat this pretty dogwood…..

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Answered on July 4, 2019

Look first to the watering program; is the tree getting too much or too little water. Drought stress can cause the branch die-back like you describe.

There are pest and disease conditions possible for dogwood, you may want to contact a certified arborist or your local county/university cooperative extension horticultural advisor.


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