Palm Tree Problems

Do Any Types of Palm Trees Exhibit Allelopathy

allenwoll added on April 20, 2015 | Answered

We have attempted to grow petunias and salvia in a ring around some palm trees. They are NOT thriving and some are dying. The palms in question either are or resemble a triple-stemmed "Christmas Palm."

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Answered on April 20, 2015

Here is an article that discusses the challenges of gardening under palms and various workarounds. Basically your plants might be struggling to compete with palm roots . Also - the soil under palms is dry and nutrient deprived.

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