Cypress, False
Symptom Cause  
When young portions of foliage disappear, or young tips disappear
Deer
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Foliage turns brown
Lack of Moisture
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Lower branches die
Normal
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Foliage turns brown
Salt Damage
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Leaves and branches encrusted with small bumps; stunted plant growth
Scale
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Leaves stippled, yellowing or bronze; dry out and drop; may be webbing visible; sometimes galls on leaves
Spider Mites
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Branch tips browned; die back
Twig Blight
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Needles turn yellow; weak; branches die
Weevils
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