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Dieback is a common condition of plants, especially woody plants, that involves progressive death of branches, twigs, or roots. The condition is often a plant response to tree injury, pest infestation or other poor growing conditions. Below are some trees or shrubs that can experience dieback or flagging.

  • Boxwood
  • Azalea
  • Rhododendron
  • Pieris
  • Holly
  • Laurel
  • Rose
  • Cypress
  • Euonymus
  • Arborvitae
  • Crabapple
  • Japanese Maple
  • Redbud
  • Crape Myrtle
  • Lilac
  • Serviceberry
  • Flowering Cherry
  • Flowering Pear
  • Flowering Plum
  • Holly
  • Dogwood

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