Date Palms & Ricaletta Palms - Knowledgebase Question

Kissimmee, Fl
Question by mteti0
April 2, 2010
Fla. cold weather browned all 25 limbs. Center few are still gr. Should I cut the dead browned limbs. If not, WHY? Tks.

Answer from NGA
April 2, 2010


You can safely trim off all the dead fronds. Green at the top of the palm is a good sign - it means the growth bud in the top center (crown) is still alive. You should see new fronds developing soon. Best wishes with your palms.

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