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Q.Loropetalum Have Dried Up And Died

Zone 31757 Thomasville GA zone 8 | bshellahamer added on May 1, 2020 | Answered

we planted 5 loropetalum last Spring and they were doing fine…this Spring they started to show stress, then they started dying from the tips of the branches down to the main stems and now they are completely dried out and dead…we watered them regularly and we have had average rainfall

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Answered on May 4, 2020

I suspect overwatering has left the soil infected. Unfortunately, your photos did not come through, so I am unable to see the damage. I would treat with a fungicide before planting anything else in the area.

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