ponderosa pine - Knowledgebase Question

Question by babykidcakes
May 10, 2008
Why is one of our pines browning on top and the other isn't? we planted them at the same time?

Answer from NGA
May 10, 2008


The most common cause of browning needles at the top of a pine tree is water stress. Although you planted your trees at the same time, the growing conditions might be slightly different: drainage can differ, as can amount of water the tree receives. You might want to check the soil moisture content for both of the trees. I suspect the tree showing damage will have soil that's much drier or much wetter than the healthy tree.

Best wishes with your trees!

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