Fall = Seasonal foliage browning and dropping of older needles

Hi everyone,

Please note that redcedars normally drop their inner needles during the fall. Any browning observed on the inner portion of branches at this time of year is likley just seasonal browning and leaf drop. Redcedars apparently hold on to their needles for close to 7 years, but each year they drop the oldest needles during the fall.

Questions remain about whether some trees may be experiencing more browning than a typical year. This variation may be one of the many methods redcedar trees acclimate to ...more ↓

Posted on October 14, 2023 02:44 AM by jmhulbert jmhulbert | 2 comments | Leave a comment
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