Planting King Palm Tree

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Old 09-26-05, 03:16 PM
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Planting King Palm Tree

Bought 2, 3-4 ft king plam trees, going to plant in the front yard. States spacing should be planted 15-20 ft. Is that just how much space they need and the bigger space they have the larger they will grow? What happens if I space each tree approx. 3 ft. away from each other? Just curious
 
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Old 09-26-05, 08:42 PM
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Generally, the spacing is the mature width of the tree plus appropriate spacing at maturity. Too close and the trees will grow together, affecting the shape and stability of the tree. A tree needs sufficient space to grow and develop.
 
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