yellowing leaves - Knowledgebase Question

tallahassee, fl
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Question by buckhaven1
May 21, 2005
I have several potted cabbage palms (about 3-4 years old) and they are turning yellow. I have had them in the same location for the last 3 years in spring and summer (which is on our deck with sun most of the day). Do I need to fertilize them differently or move them to a shadier spot? I have sprayed them a couple of times with a combination of

Answer from NGA
May 21, 2005

I am not sure why those palms are yellowing. Usually we look for dry soil or soggy wet conditions as a possible cause. If the sprayer was previously used for weed control products it can be contaminated and cause problems. You may want to take a photo of hte palms to your local Extension Office to see if they can take a look and determine some other possibility.

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