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Difficulties in growing a palm tree


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Adult palms are quite expensive, but still it makes sense to buy this plant. With due care, it will certainly thank you with its luxurious appearance.

It is important to notice the problem in time and take measures to make the palm grow and give you its beauty.



Brown tips of leaves. The reason is dry air. The palm needs a lot of spraying, especially in the heat. Also do not forget about sufficient watering.


The leaves turn yellow. The leaves become yellow from insufficient watering. Do not forget that in the heat of the palm you need more moisture, the roots should not dry up.


Defeat of pests. The palm is susceptible to attack by a spider mite. This insect is located on the inside of the leaf, and the leaflet is covered with yellow tubercles. Spray the plant with derris, and the mite will not. Also, a palm can be attacked by a mealybug. These white insects collect on the leaves in groups. Fight them in the early stages - just wipe the sheet, removing insects with a moist cotton swab.


Brown spots on the leaves. Such an ailment occurs either with excessive watering, or with a sharp decrease in the temperature of the content. Be sure to remove the damaged leaves and correct your mistakes.


Fully brown leaves. If only the lower leaves darken, then this is the natural process of aging and dying out. Just tear off the old dark leaves. If the darkening occurs on the entire palm, this indicates too much watering. Cut the watering.

Difficulties in growing a palm tree Was last modified: June 21st, 2017 By Pauwiucd
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