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Q.My Conifer Hedge Is Turning Brown In Parts. what Can The Cause Be, and Will It Recover Its Self ?

Zone ll31dt | hllanrfc added on September 16, 2020 | Answered

I leave on the North Wales coast.

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Answered on September 16, 2020

Recovery will depend on the exact conifer in question, and browning of conifers can have many causes.

Usually, overwatering will be the most common issue. This will require a fungicide to kill off the resulting infection.

Here is an article that will help:


Some conifers will regrow lost patches, and some will not. Recovery will depend on the exact plant in question. Either way, you will need to cut out the brown patches at the base of the branch.

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