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06/03/2014 at 14:20

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/38999.jpg?width=544&height=350&mode=max

 Saw this in a garden and was asked if its dead or just shredding, it looks like a cypress or leylandii but to be honest I don't know. I took a picture so you can see the green at the top of it, any advise will be very much appreciated

06/03/2014 at 14:23

It's almost Spring Paul, so I'd say wait and see what happens. Looks pretty kaput to me, but you never know!

 

06/03/2014 at 14:45

Only thing that is useful for now is kindling!

06/03/2014 at 14:46

Looks dead to me.  I'd take it down.

06/03/2014 at 14:50

If it's leylandii I'd love to know how you killed it!

Otherwise it's pretty brown bread!

 

06/03/2014 at 15:36

Hmmm yeah I thought so, but like you said Jess I will see how it goes and as everyone said, it looks like its on its ways to the chopper. Thanks for all your feedback

06/03/2014 at 16:23

Sorry Paul - but like the famous parrot from Monty Python - that is an ex conifer...

06/03/2014 at 16:38

Dormant (or dead) Cytisus?

06/03/2014 at 16:40
Keyser Soze wrote (see)

Dormant (or dead) Cytisus?

Don't think so - if you zoom in the leaves look like a Cupressus. 

06/03/2014 at 16:40

A photo of the still green bit might ID the shrub/tree.

06/03/2014 at 16:48

Ah! Just zoomed in! Didn't know you could do that. 

I'll second guess at Lawson's Cypress. The green bit on the left looks a bit bluey.

07/03/2014 at 13:19

 fairygirl

 

07/03/2014 at 17:11

Maybe it's pining!

 

I'll get me coat........................................!

07/03/2014 at 17:33

Perhaps I should have stood back a bit further to give you all a better idea of what it is....hmm I will know what to do in future

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