Information About Palm Trees

Palm trees are reminiscent of far away, exotic places that most of us only dream of. But did you know you can create your own tropical oasis at home? Learn all about growing palm trees in the landscape or even how to care for palms indoors using the information from the following articles.

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Florida Thatch Palm Facts – How To Grow Florida Thatch Palm Trees

By Teo Spengler

Growing Florida thatch palms is not difficult in the right climate. If these trees interest you, read on for more Florida thatch palm facts.

Red Leaf Palm Information – Learn About Growing Flame Thrower Palms

By Teo Spengler

Red leaf palms are exotic and beautiful trees with leaves that grow in scarlet. If you’re thinking of growing these trees, click here for more information on red leaf palm care.

Palm Tree Seed Germination: What Does A Palm Tree Seed Look Like

By Teo Spengler

Palm tree seed germination is not a matter of weeks but months or even years. Click here for more information on growing palms from seed.

Feeding A Palm Tree: Learn How To Fertilize Palms

By Darcy Larum, Landscape Designer

Palm trees are planted as specimen plants for their exotic, tropical look. However, palm trees have high nutritional demands and the calciferous, sandy soil they’re normally grown in cannot always accommodate these needs. Click here to read more about fertilizing palm trees.

Pink Rot On Palms: Tips For Treating Palms With Pink Rot Fungus

By Jackie Carroll

Pink rot fungus is a palm tree disease that infects damaged or weakened palms. Like many fungi, it is easier to prevent than it is to treat. Here are some tips on dealing with pink rot on palms. Click this article to learn more.

Pruning Palm Plants: Tips On Cutting Back A Palm Tree

By Teo Spengler

Cutting back a palm tree will not make it grow faster. This myth has caused gardeners to do extensive palm tree pruning that doesn't help and can hurt the tree. If you want to know how and when to prune a palm tree, this article will help.

Palm Tree Dropping Fronds: Can You Save A Palm Tree Without Fronds

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

There are innumerable reasons for palm tree fronds falling off, from natural "cleaning" to damaging cultivation, disease, and pest issues. If there are no fronds on a palm tree, the plant may be in real trouble but it is possible to still save it. Learn more here.

What Is Lethal Yellowing Disease: Learn About Lethal Yellowing Of Palms

By Jackie Carroll

Lethal yellowing is a tropical disease that affects several species of palm. This disfiguring disease can devastate landscapes in South Florida that rely on palms. Find out about lethal yellowing treatment and detection in this article.

Palm Tree Fusarium Wilt: Learn About Fusarium Wilt Treatment For Palms

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Fusarium wilt is a common disease of ornamental trees and shrubs. Palm tree Fusarium wilt comes in different forms but is recognizable by similar symptoms. This article will help with its identification and treatment.

Palm Tree Trunk Diseases: Learn About Ganoderma In Palms

By Teo Spengler

Ganodera palm disease, also called ganoderma butt rot, is a white rot fungus that causes palm tree trunk diseases. It can kill palm trees. Click here for information about ganoderma in palms and good ways of dealing with it.

Sun-Loving Palms: What Are Some Palm Trees For Pots In Sun

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

If you're looking for sun-loving palm trees, you're in luck because the selection is huge and there is no shortage of full sun palm trees, including those well suited for containers. This article has additional information.

Low Growing Palm Trees: What Are Some Short Height Palm Trees

By Liz Baessler

Small palm trees are an excellent and versatile addition to landscapes. Learn more about using these trees in this article, and add some to your yard.

Winterizing A Palm Tree: Tips On Wrapping Palm Trees In Winter

By Amy Grant

Different palm tree varieties can be grown around the U.S., even places where snow is a regular winter feature. Snow and freezing temps aren't exactly a palm trees milieu, so what kind of winter protection must you provide? Click here for more info.

Palm Tree Care – Tips For Planting A Palm Tree In The Garden

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Growing palm trees outdoors in northern climates can be challenging and warm climates get their pick of palm tree choices. No matter where you live, knowing how to take care of palm trees will help you have a healthy specimen. This article will help.

What To Do For Fraying Or Shedding Palm Fronds

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Fraying palm tips are common sights after storms. They may also be caused by mechanical damage, desiccation, disease and even nutrient deficiency or excesses. Identify the cause and learn what to do about your palm tree shedding and fraying in this article.

Transplanting Palm Pups – Propagate Palm Trees With Pups

By Heather Rhoades

A wide variety of palms, like sago palms, date palms or ponytail palms, will produce offshoots that are commonly known as pups and are an excellent way to propagate the plant. This article will help with that.

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