Cariisa Holly - Knowledgebase Question

Garland, TX
Question by burch126
October 15, 2005
The leaves on my carissa hollies are are turning brown and falling off the bush. I cannot find any information to tell what might be the cause. Can you help? Thanks


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Answer from NGA
October 15, 2005

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It is really difficult to diagnose a plant problem without actually seeing it, but the usual cause for browning foliage on hollies is drought, or over-saturated soil. If your soil drains poorly, it can cause root rot, which will show up as browning foliage. I'd suggest taking a sample of the leaves (or an entire branch) to your local Cooperative Extension office or even a well staffed nursery for help in diagnosing the problem. Best wishes with your holly!

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