Palm Tree Problems

Palm Trees Were Struck by Lightening and Caught Fire


Barbeemac added on April 25, 2015 | Answered

My palm trees were struck by lightening and caught fire. I'm wondering if we strip all the outer layers that are burnt, will that help or hurt its recovery?


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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on April 26, 2015

This damage looks extensive.

Here is a link that gives information on lighting strike damage and the likelihood of the palm recovering.

http://www.palms.org/palmsjournal/2008/v52n2p57-62.pdf

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