Queen Palms - Knowledgebase Question

Whittier, CA
Question by rebermissy41
January 25, 2000
How often should I fertilize to get healthy looking palms? Whatkind of fertilizer should I use?


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Answer from NGA
January 25, 2000

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Palms need little maintenance and most thrive with adequate water and an organic mulch placed over the soil once a year. Use aged-compost or aged-manure and broadcast about a one-inch layer over the soil. As you water the nutrients will be leached from the organic mulch and travel down into the root zone of your palm.

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