White pine in chester

Asked September 22, 2016, 4:25 PM EDT

My white pine tree's needles have turned brown in August.It is now late September and no needles have fallen and branches are still supple.What is wrong with my tree.Is it dying or what?

Randolph County Illinois

1 Response

White Pines typically loose needles on an annual basis, but there should still be green needles remaining from current years growth. Please upload a photo of your tree or take pictures into your local Extension office for further assistance.