Help with care of palm trees - Knowledgebase Question

Richmond, Tx
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Question by s_crump30
March 26, 2007
How can I tell if palm trees are getting to much water, especialy foxtail palms. I planted 2 last year and they died either too much water or the light freeze we had not real sure, Thanks for any help you can provide

Answer from NGA
March 26, 2007

Feel the soil a couple of inches down. It should be moist but not soggy. Slightly dry is much better than continually wet. The freeze you all had is definitely a candidate for being the cause of some browning of the fronds.

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