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Pine Topiary

Over the winter my large pine Topiary started to become brown. It started from the bottom up. I have replanted it into a bigger pot, fertilized it and cut as much of the dead pines off but it still looks sad and does not appear to be sprouting new growth. Any suggestion. It is in Partial sun and shade.
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Keep it well watered and make sure the drainage is adequate. Gradually, over the course of several weeks, work its way up to full sunlight. It may take a full year to recover. Come winter, make sure to protect the potted evergreen in an unheated space that does not go below 20 degrees. And make sure the rootball does not dry out during winter storage.

Luke Miller, editor
Garden Ideas & Outdoor Living magazine

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