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Arborvitae diseases are diseases that affect the arborvitae tree, an evergreen with scale-like leaves. Some common arborvitae diseases are Kabatina twig blight, Pestalotiopsis tip blight and Phomopsis twig blight. All of... More »

If during hot summer months there is little rainfall, an arborvitae tree can turn brown due to drought stress and sun scorch. Deep watering of the soil around the tree is a solution to this problem. There are many other ... More »

One difference between a Japanese maple tree and an evergreen is that the maple is a deciduous tree and loses its leaves in winter while the evergreen is coniferous. The Japanese maple has feathery red-purple leaves that... More »

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A techny arborvitae tree should be planted in an area with full or partial sunlight in soil mixed with compost. If several are planted together, they should be spaced far enough apart to give them room to grow. The tree ... More »

If during hot summer months there is little rainfall, an arborvitae tree can turn brown due to drought stress and sun scorch. Deep watering of the soil around the tree is a solution to this problem. There are many other ... More »

When trimming arborvitae, Home Guides suggests cutting away vertical growth to open up the inside of the plant. Remove competing leaders by cutting them close to the ground in stages - trimming 1/3 of the limb at a time ... More »

Arborvitae require minimal care and maintenance after being planted. Choose a sunny spot with good soil, keep the plant watered regularly, and prune it as needed to maintain its shape and size. More »