Arborvaite (sp?) issues

N ot sure I spelled that correctly at all ;^) Speaking of the tall (6-8 ft) conical green shrubs, common place. While I know they are supposed to be lots of sun, I have 3 in a moderate indirect light more shaded area. Last year when planted they did great all year. After winter and when they emerged in spring, In have browning leaves and branches - that seem to begin and mainly occupy the center of the bushes. I realize more info might be helpful, but wondering if the brwoning pattern in that particluar variety is an easy indication of something. Todd
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Not sure where you are but it sounds like typical winterburn. If you're near a road this may be exacerbated by salt. What state are you in??
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Mike LaMana, MS
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Thanks for tghe reply Mike. Im in Cincinnati, Ohio.

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check for spider mites.
spider mites prefer to live in arborvitae more than any other evergreen shrub, and unfortunately, since most people choose to put this shrub within 200 feet of their house, the little buggers like to come inside the house and infect many houseplants.
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