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how do I stop my conifer from dying as some of the inner leaves are turning yellow and brown?



Is it short of water? If not, then look for signs of infestation. If none, then I'm sorry, I think it may well be on its way out.

23 Aug, 2010


If it's just the inner parts, I wouldn't worry. Many types of conifers naturally only have the fresh good-looking foliage on the outside/ends of branches. The inner areas just turn brown as the plant grows. Yours may be absolutely fine.

23 Aug, 2010


As Longleaf says, probably the plant naturally shedding what it doesn't need. The inner leaves are starved of light, so fade out and fall off. In dry conditions this natural process is occasionally exaggerated. I wouldn't worry yet. Phil J

23 Aug, 2010

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