Palm Tree - Knowledgebase Question

Houston, TX (Zone 8B)
Question by mel_villa
July 25, 2005
I've got this very large palm tree behind my house, can it be dug up and re-planted somewhere else. Also can we cut pieces of it and use some root developer to make or have more palm trees, in that area. Thanks for your answer, Mel


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Answer from NGA
July 25, 2005

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Milton,

You can dig and move a palm tree, but rooting sections of it is not feasible. The following online publication from Florida will be very helpful to you in learning the proper time and techniques for moving your palm tree:

http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/EP001

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