dwarf spiral alberta Is is dying? - Knowledgebase Question

loveland, Oh
Question by ratfam5
August 11, 2008
I bought a dwarf alberta spruce in the spring at homedepot and the tip the shrub is turning brown. What do I do?? There are other areas that are turning brown.

Answer from NGA
August 11, 2008


Water stress is the most common reason for browning foliage with spruces. Be sure you water deeply once or twice a week (depending upon weather). You can prune out the browning foliage. Pruning it back a little should encourage healthy new growth.

Best wishes with your alberta spruce!

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