Leylands

Asked September 14, 2015, 12:05 PM EDT

Our leylands seem to be diseased. Many of their limbs are dying off. Attached is a photo showing the damage. Any ideas on what is wrong?

Rockingham County Virginia

1 Response

more than likely seridium or Bot
http://www.ces.ncsu.edu/depts/pp/notes/Ornamental/odin17/od17.htm

sanitation pruning may work, but your situation appears more severe. May wish to replace leyland w arborvitae?