Gloden girl holly losing some leaves - Knowledgebase Question

plainfield, Ne
Question by cornethiam
June 12, 2009
I purchased a

Answer from NGA
June 12, 2009


If the leaves that dropped were the older, inner leaves, it is normal (evergreens replace their oldest leaves). If the dropped leaves are the newer ones, it indicates a root stress. Too little or too much water can cause this type of stress. I would prune the plant back to encourage new growth and water it deeply once or twice a week. You can feed with a time release 10-10-10 to encourage healthy growth. Best wishes with your holly.

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