- Foliage turns brown in late winter-early spring
- Foliage turn brown from the tip down, base often remains green
- Foliage at the tip of the branch are more severely discolored than those close to the trunk
- Damage often only on one side of the tree
- Common on trees exposed to wind and sun or light reflecting off buildings
- Damage most severe at the top of the tree, branches covered by snow are unaffected
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