Pruning palms


Old 03-26-07, 11:19 AM
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Pruning palms

When do you know it is time to cut off older growth on palm trees, specifically date palms.
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Old 03-26-07, 11:42 AM
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I cut them when they hang down to low
Old 03-29-07, 06:46 PM
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Only prune fronds which hang below the horizontal. Do not remove those growing upright since this may slow the growth and reduce vigor.

Here's an excellent article on palm pruning:

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