Kenshin14435
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JUNIPER BROWNING VERY FAST...HELP NEEDED!!!!!

Ok, heres the low down.
My juniper has been browning at a very fast rate.
At first it was just starting to brown out, but then the needles began to fall off even if I slightly brushed against it.
Now, whole groupings are falling off and I'm really starting to get worried.
I mist it 1 to 2 times a day.
I water it thoroughly about 1 time a week.
It started to happen sometime after my first repot.
I did not change the soil because I didnt have any on hand at the time.
I did a little bit of root pruning because they were starting to get crowded.
And I did change my fertilizer from a liquid to a food spike.
I think this was my error(mabey not)
I did scratch the trunk and it is still green.
I will be posting pictures soon.


K5

alisios
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It could be on a downward slide of no return, but don't give up hope... Keep it outside - not too much direct sun - watch the watering - you might even try to lift it from its' pot and take note of the condition of the roots - all info you can notice is good...

Kenshin14435
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ok, will do
still browning FAST!
thnx

Kenshin14435
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Oh, almost forgot.
One of the branches was so dry it was practically falling off, so I cut it off.

K5

P.S.-pix coming soon!

Ziplock
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How is your juniper doing? :?

Kenshin14435
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Sorry to say Ziplock, it is in Juniper Heaven.
All my other evergreens are dead too. Oh-Wel, they never looked too hot.
But I really love Japanese Maples. They are deadly beautiful if you train them right. I've come upwith a name for myself for the future. I am now the MAPLE MAN 8) . Duh-Duh-Duh-Duunnnnn
Lol
Thanx for showing concern.
~ Ken ~

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slx2007
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Ken,

My junipers are turning brown too. Someone said it is fungus. Someone said it is too root bound. I am trying H2O2 and HB101. So far one looks ok and anther doesn't look too good. Even my cedar is kind of turning brown too. Hope that the HB101 can do miracle as it says in their website.

Kenshin14435
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I've never been any good with junipers. Or evergreens on that matter. I prefer deciduous trees instead. Don't ask me why because I don't know myself. I will have to look within to find the answeres.
~ Ken ~

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