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brown pine #797350

Asked June 22, 2022, 8:12 PM EDT

needles started turning brown this spring, just about the whole tree now. Needles pull off easily and the branches with brown needles break and crumble easily in your hand. The tree is about 28 to 30 years old.

Anoka County Minnesota

Expert Response

Knowing the particular pine would be helpful. Without more information and a picture of the tree and needles.  we cannot accurately assess causes.  
The following website gives a some possible causes. Click on the symptoms and compare what you are seeing.
https://apps.extension.umn.edu/garden/diagnose/plant/evergreen/pine/
Marykay Haas Replied June 22, 2022, 11:21 PM EDT

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