My Pine Trees are turning Orange

Asked October 11, 2016, 2:09 PM EDT

I have 7 pine trees in my yard. They are turning Orange. The needles are not falling off. what is happening? Is the soil to acidic? what can I do this late in the season?

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1 Response

Every year, usually in the fall, pine trees shed some of their oldest needles. The needles turn yellow or brown before they drop off. This is most likely what's happening to your tree. Alternately, the tree could have a foliar disease.