Arborvitae (cedar Tree) Disease

Asked August 29, 2018, 3:57 PM EDT

I have a hedge of arborvitaes (cedar trees) that is old but but very good size. The trees at one end are dying . They just wilt and turn brown. The first tree secummed several ago, then another last year and now a third tree is dying. How can I identify the cause of death and how to stop it?

Oakland County Michigan arborvitae cedar trees

1 Response

Arborvitae can be affected by multiple factors. Proper identification the problem leads to proper and effective treatment. To insure proper identification of the possible disease, the tree need to be examined closely. Attached are two articles to assist you in identifying the problem and treatment, Also an arborist could assist you. Links are attached for locating an arborist.

http://ccenassau.org/resources/arborvitae-problems
https://extension.psu.edu/arborvitae-diseases

Arborist links:
www.treesaregood.org
www.isa-arbor.com