Evergreens dying

Asked July 6, 2020, 9:09 AM EDT

What is happening to this stand of pines near our cabin on the North Shore of Superior

Hennepin County Minnesota

1 Response

Hello. Happy to help.

It's difficult to say from this photo but it could be years of water stress where the pines concentrate their energy and growth to the upper branches when there isn't enough water to support all their needles and branches. I would consult with a certified arborist to see if there is anything else that could be affecting these trees. Here is a link to information about how to find and hire a professional:

https://extension.umn.edu/planting-and-growing-guides/how-hire-tree-care-professional

I hope this information helps.