Madagascar Palm
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Madagascar Palm

Zone 53713 | CorinneM added on December 26, 2017 | Answered

All of my Madagascar palm’s leaves have dropped (probably due to overwatering). It appears to still be alive. Will leaves ever grow back? Apart from reducing water, can I do anything to encourage re-growth of leaves?

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BushDoctor
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Answered on December 28, 2017

It is likely that the plant has also contracted an infection in the soil from this watering habit. I would suggest adding wettable sulfur and dolomitic lime to the soil, as well as letting the soil dry slightly before watering again.

This article will refresh you on the care of these: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/houseplants/madagascar-palm/madagascar-palm-care.htm

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