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NORFOLK PINE
NORFOLK PINE  
Robin

Hi, I have a Norfolk Pine and have had it for a number of years, Its getting Brown at the top and the needles are falling off, its been this way for two weeks and getting worse, I believe its dying. Is there anything that can be done to save it, I have attached a photo for you to view.

Please help

thanks

Ken

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Hi Ken,

Where in Pensylvannia do you live?  Is this tree in a large pot that you bring indoors during cooler months?  

You say that you have has for several years, and it does appear to be fairly large and from structure has had a good life in the past.

How often do you water it, how dry do you let soil get between waterings.   What else do you do in the way of care, if anything?  

Thanks.

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Most of my experience is in urban forestry and landscape environment. Questions related to tree identification, tree diseases or insect related problems, soil related issues or soil science, pruning techniques or practices, pesticide related questions, fertilization of trees or shrubs, tree support systems (cabling or bracing), tree planting, tree watering needs or tree risk assessment/management, although insect related we also have a specific area dealing with the emerald ash borer.

Experience

30 years work in urban forestry. Bachelor degree in forestry. ISA Certified Arborist. ISA Certified Tree Risk Assessor. Consulting Arborist. Ontario licensed pesticide applicator.

Organizations
ISA Intrenational ISA Ontario Ontario Commercial Arborist Association Tree Care Industry Association American Society of Consulting Arborists

Publications
Midland Mirror ( newspaper )

Education/Credentials
Bachelor degree in forestry. Many other post university seminars and courses in Aboriculture.

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Various commercial, residential, municipal, real estate and legal clients. Typically do not list the names.

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