Dying Yews - Knowledgebase Question

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Question by tooldonkey
June 30, 2010
Hi, i've got a row of small Yews that I planted a few years ago. I'm in zone 7 and they are in full done. Unfortutantely, they've been slowly dying over the past few years and i cant figure out why. They are watered well, have decent soil and I dont see any kind of disease. Thanks.


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Answer from NGA
June 30, 2010

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I'm not sure what might be bothering your yews. Have you checked for spider mites? Their feeding can cause the foliage to look yellow/green and then die. Check the inner parts of the branches for tell-tale webbing. You can discourage spidermites by periodically hosing off the plants, directing the stream of water towards the inner branches and foliage. Good luck with your Yews.

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