Golden Arborvitae Has Some Branches That Are Splaying Out

Question From: Norwalk, Connecticut, United States
Q: Some of our golden arborvitae branches are folding out. Is this normal?
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A: Looks like winter damage to me. I googled splaying out of arborvitae branches and got several responses regarding how to treat the branches and prevent this from happening in the future. Check them out. Best And Happy Yardening, Nancy