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Q.My Arborvitae Has Some Brown Branches But Are Green At The Middle To Top When I Plant Them Are They Dying?

Zone Canby, Oregon | JOHayner added on October 14, 2020 | Answered

Probably should have planted them earlier but it has been a very warm summer, so left them in containers. Weather cooler but the plants look a little brown at the bottom of the plants

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Answered on October 15, 2020

Transplant shock is common with these trees. Disease from too much water is another common killer of these trees at the time of transplant.

Unfortunately, your photo did not come through, so I am unable to assess the damage.

Here are some articles that will help, in the meantime:





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