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We have a beech hedge planted over 20 years now . This spring one of them did not produce leaves now the two beside it has died.it is 6 ft trimmed twice a year each side and top . nothing sprayed on or near hedge. Stephanie, Navan, Co Meath Posted: 16/08/2017

The ground does not look wet so the cause is likely to be honey fungus which often spreads in that fashion.

Remove the dead trees with as much root as you can.

Replant in November with beech, soaking the roots in mycorrhizal solution which you might be able to get in a good garden centre. This helps to reduce infection of the new plants. 



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