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Q.Drooping Fronds On Windmill Palms

Zone Goose Creek SC 29445 | Peirano26@outlook.com added on May 23, 2022 | Answered

The fronds of my windmill palms are “folding down, drying up & then breaking off. What’s happening?

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Answered on May 23, 2022

This is most usually from compacted or wet soils. These palms require loose, well draining soil.

If you cannot provide this for the palm, then adding worms and mulch can help, along with watering only when the top 3 inches of soil has completely dried. A fungicide may be necessary, as well.





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