Cypress Trees
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Why is my balk cypress turning brown from the inside out. It is not seasonal time yet for it to shed, and I don’t know why it’s

Zone 32112 | Anonymous added on August 17, 2019 | Answered

doing this?? I planted this tree and it has been happy, happy for maybe 20 years. Currently it is at least 3 times taller than my barn roof. We have had lots of rain here in Northeast Florida, but this has never effected this tree before, and don't believe it is now....SO what is making it so unhappy! Sorry, can't provide photos.

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GKH_Susan
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Answered on August 18, 2019

Was it droughty before the rain? Mites can cause problems such as this when summers dry. Here's more:
https://hgic.clemson.edu/factsheet/bald-cypress/

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/insects/spider-mite-tree-damage.htm

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