Lower Branches Of American Holly Are Losing Leaves
Question From: Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
Q: American Hollies getting bare on lower branches while top branches are thick and healthy looking.
That's often a result of poor pruning techniques, such as shearing the back the plant flat which shades the lower branches resulting in leaf drop. Google how to prune hollies to encourage leaf growth on lower branches. Best And Happy Yardening, Nancy