What to Do About Pine Trees With Diseased Needles on the Bottom Branches

Needle blight is a common cause of diseased needles. This disease typically causes problems to the lower portion and bottom branches of pine trees. Chemical fungicide sprays may help. Planting disease-resistant varieties and avoiding dense planting of pine trees are the best preventative controls.

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