Kentia Palm Trees
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Kentia Palm

Zone Goolwa 5214 | Anonymous added on October 30, 2018 | Answered

I have 2 palms in the pagola and find that the fronds leave green oily residue on furniture and walls. What is causing it and how can I prevent it?

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on October 30, 2018

This sap is likely caused by scale on the palm. This article will give you information on how to control this: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/houseplants/palms/sticky-palm-tree-leaves-treatment-for-palm-scale.htm

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