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Q.My Mature Healthy Privet Bush Suddenly Withered like In 3 days.

Zone Danville, CA. 94506 | Anonymous added on September 26, 2023 | Answered

I am in Bay Area of CA & received two early rains. Did not turn irrigation off. Maybe too much water? It has completely wilted, but no yellowing.

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Answered on September 28, 2023

It looks waterlogged and the soil is saturated. It should perk up when the soil dries out. I suggest turning off the sprinklers till the soil dries.

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