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#412527 Mar 3rd, 2023 at 12:32 PM
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We planted these azaleas when we moved to Maryland about 10 years ago. They thrived well until the last year or so. Not sure why they are looking this bad and wonder if we should prune them heavily or just dig them up. Suggestions will be appreciated!

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Dry weather can cause it but so can rhododendron borer pests. If you take a dead branch and break it open, do you see any little pests inside?


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I think you need to cut back and treat differently depending on if you see bugs or if it's fungal disease.



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Thank you all very much . I dont see any pests when I break the branches BUT my vision is not what is used to be! LOL!

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I agree with Bestofour, cut it back and fingers crossed it might come back.


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