Help with care of palm trees - Knowledgebase Question

Richmond, Tx
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


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Answer from NGA
March 26, 2007

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Steven,

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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