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Newly planted Japanese cedar is yellowing

I planted several Japanese cedar (cryptomeria japonica) in early September. (Live in 7a, Long Island NY) Most seem to be doing ok but one in particular seems to be struggling. Inner parts are brown, ...
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Is there major drawbacks to plantings cedars in the fall?

I wanted to replace my fence with a cedar hedge in the spring. Following a miscommunication, the fence got torn down earlier. Can I plant cedar in the fall? Is it merely not recommended, or is it a ...
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newly planted emerald cedars dying from the top tip branches

15 5 feet slim tall cedars were planted in late September in GTA, The top branch tips began withering and dying. 15 local grown cedars with much big and heavier root balls are planted together without ...
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What is this little cedar-like plant/tree?

I believe this to be some kind of cedar (tree or bush), but would love to know which. Is it an actual cedar tree that could end up as a very large cedar tree? Or is it some kind of cedar scrub that ...
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How early should I start pruning Western Red Cedar planted as a hedge?

I planted a row of Thuja plicata somewhat over a year ago as a boundary hedge. It's quite shady so they have not grown much but they are surviving and growing. They're about 3' (1m) tall but quite ...
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Will Cedar Hedge pruned in dead zone grow back?

I decided to prune hedge. Will it grow new leaves.
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Cedar Hedge maintence

Do I need to rake out the cedar hedge to get rid of dry or dropped needles? Someone is suggested high pressure hose treatment
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Pros/Cons of Using Cedar or Pressure-Treated Board as Garden Bed Edging

For a few reasons I don't need to discuss, I am strongly considering using [1/2" to 3/4"] W x 6' H cedar or pressure-treated boards for some garden bed edging. 2"-3" of board will be in/under dirt, ...
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Possible pest identification on Weeping Blue Atlas cedar

Location is Portland, Oregon, USA. We have a blue atlas cedar that's at least 20 years old. It was recently pruned (by an arborist) and now the needles are turning brown. To check for insect pests ...
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Squirrels and cedar damage

I have a cedar that's been thick and beautiful for 25 years. This year, and for the first time ever, the neighborhood squirrel decided it wanted cedar branches for it's nest. Within one day, the ...
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Cedar tree roots close to house

I have 2 cedar trees that have roots approx 3" in diameter that are located close to the top of the basement (concrete foundation) of my house. The diameter of the trees are about 24" at the base and ...
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Growing cold climate cedar in warm climate

I am trying to plant some trees which are usually native to colder climates into Subtropical climate, is there any possibility that if i plant these 20 trees saplings in winters they will grow to be a ...
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What should I do with this thinning cedar hedge?

Thanks for your thoughts on this; We have a line of cedars at our fence, probably 12 feet tall. The fence is is not solid so the trees provide some critical privacy. The problem is, they get almost ...
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Planting new between established cedars (emerald)?

I moved house and the garden has a row of cedars that are about 6-7ft tall and have been there for approx 10 years (looking at old satellite photos). The are planted with gaps between the trees that I ...
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Plants to stop water erosion on a hill

I have an area on the hill I want to protect against water eroding the soil. I will be putting large rocks there, but I also wanted to put some plants to reinforce soil with plant roots. I have a lot ...
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When to relocate cedars?

I have some small emerald cedars that need to be relocated between now and the middle of May. The weather is just starting to get nice, so I'm not sure if I need to relocate them now, before they "...
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What variety of cedar is this in Puget Sound region?

Attaching three photos of of a grove of (I think) cedar trees, which are distinct from the common Western Red Cedar (Thuja plicata) which has a pyramid shape and uniform branches when standing alone. ...
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Can I start a fruit orchard where cedars used to grow?

Looks like I have about 2 acres of cedar trees on a southwest facing slope. If I clear all this land and open it up can I start an orchard (apple and cherry) on it right away or will I need to do ...
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Are red cedar posts a viable option for freshwater dock pilings?

We are installing a platform/dock on a newly built freshwater pond. The property has a great amount of red cedar available for our use. How long could we expect red cedar posts to last if used as ...