Palm Trees
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Is the yellowing of the tips of leaves of palm trees normal?

Zone Austin Texas | Anonymous added on September 30, 2019 | Answered

Is it due to overwatering? Under watering ? Can I treat those browning tips on my palm tree with scissors ?

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GKH_Susan
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Answered on October 2, 2019

No, it's not normal. You may want to get a soil test to see if it is due to a nutritional problem. It also could be improper watering. Palms need a deep watering about once a week and allowed to dry in between waterings. Palms should be fertilizied about three times a year with a fertilizer for palms.

In the meantime, you can trim of the edges to improve its appearance.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/trees/palms-trees/how-to-fertilize-palm-trees.htm

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