Palm Trees
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I cut a limb off my palm tree in florida because it was hanging over my house. Will this now kill the tree

stock135 added on January 5, 2019 | Answered

the limb was cut to the trunk of the palm tree.

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BushDoctor
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Answered on January 6, 2019

Can you include a photo so that I can see what you are referring to? If this was a cluster of palms, then it will be no problem to cut. If this was a single palm that branched, then it could pose some threat of infection, but this can be overcome by rubbing the cut area with straight peroxide solution (the standard 3% kind) once a day. This will clean it and keep it sterile and free from infection.

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