Leyland Cypress - Knowledgebase Question

Abingdon, MD
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Question by tbeatty12
April 21, 2005
Hi. After this winter my leylands are looking somewhat brownish. Is there a certain kind of fertilizer for evergreens to help with the

Answer from NGA
April 21, 2005
Sometimes these trees will discolor somewhat during the winter due to cold and/or wind stress. There is no special fertilizer that would change this or improve the color, it is just a matter of time and being patient while they recover. Generally speaking you could use an annual top dressing of good quality compost and/or a general purpose or slow release fertilizer with an analysis of 10-10-10 or similar proportions. Read and carefully follow the label instructions.

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