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Lumbergh74
Derby, KS

July 4, 2012
11:40 AM

Post #9192865

I have a hicks yew in the garden that is turning brown on ones side. It gets plenty of water (drip water system). I'm not sure what or how to fix this is. Here are two pictures of what's going on:

http://i.imgur.com/Mo3zq.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/M2JQD.jpg

I'm in zone 6a and it's July, hot summer and dry.

This message was edited Jul 4, 2012 1:42 PM
purpleinopp
Opp, AL
(Zone 8b)

July 5, 2012
7:11 AM

Post #9193713

Do you have a dog?
Lumbergh74
Derby, KS

July 5, 2012
1:29 PM

Post #9194226

No dog. No outside pets.
purpleinopp
Opp, AL
(Zone 8b)

July 5, 2012
2:38 PM

Post #9194326

Ok. Is the irrigation system spritzing on those parts of those plants?
Lumbergh74
Derby, KS

July 5, 2012
3:16 PM

Post #9194366

No. I have a root drip system.

themoonhowl

themoonhowl
Prairieville, LA
(Zone 9a)

July 5, 2012
5:22 PM

Post #9194531

Here is some info on various causes for yew leaves browning. I hope these are helpful to you.

http://www.ipm.ucdavis.edu/PMG/GARDEN/PLANTS/yew.html

http://www.ipm.iastate.edu/ipm/hortnews/2006/5-17/yew.html

http://www.ehow.com/about_6374848_spider-mites-yew-bushes.html

http://www.wvu.edu/~agexten/hortcult/treeshru/probyew.htm

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