George Harrison memorial tree killed by beetles

A pine tree planted in memory of George Harrison has died because of a beetle infestation.

Tye Beatles, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and John Lennon Credit: Pa News/PA Archive/Press Association Images

The sapling was planted in 2004 in Griffith Park, Los Angeles, and by 2013 it had grown to more than 10 feet tall.

But the park's trees have often succumbed to bark ladybird beatles.

Los Angeles Councilman Tom LaBonge confirmed that the famous tree will be replanted, the LA Times reported.