Frond on coconut palm - Knowledgebase Question

Pt. St. Lucie, Fl
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Question by knotmefoot
April 19, 2009
My coconut palm new middle leaf looks like it can't get thru, should I clip the

Answer from NGA
April 19, 2009
You can clip it if you want but the tree will release it when the frond is ready to emerge. What breaks the fibrous netting is the strength of the frond as it is pushing upwards. It will break out on its own but if you are impatient you can cut the fibers.

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