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Q.White Spruces Dying

Zone L9W7l9 | kasson3 added on September 27, 2020 | Answered

Have over 30 of these white spruce in the backyard and noticed them all turning yellow within the last couple of weeks. Not sure what to do with them.

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Answered on September 29, 2020

This will be, usually, due to overly wet soils. Such conditions will not allow proper gas exchange to the roots.

Sometimes, the new growth will appear yellow, but this doesn't seem to be the case, here. Older growth turning will signify root damage.

You may want to incorporate a biofungicide for areas that will remain wet for long periods of time. This article will help:


Here is an article to help you with Spruce tree care:


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