Q. We have had these trees in our backyard for 15 years. All of a sudden, one has a bare spot. What might this be? I enclosed a picture.
|Not readers but demonstrates dieback in privet due to infrequent or shallow irrigations|
Typically they do not do well in rock mulch and if the soil becomes too dry. So I usually recommend that the rock mulch environment is enhanced with wood mulch or that other plants are included around the base of the plant that require more frequent watering.