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Q.One Stem Of My Areca Palm Dying, Any Suggestions????

Zone 18031 | Anonymous added on October 21, 2021 | Answered

I have an areca palm and one stem is brown and dying;from the base up. I don’t want to lose the whole thing. I’m new at this. Can I cut that whole part off? Should I fertilize? Please help! Thank you!

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Answered on October 31, 2021

Cut off the dead stem. If you missed the spring feeding, go ahead and fertilize. Make sure you are not overwatering the plant. Examine the rest of the stems for insects. Mealybugs, scale, and mites are common pests.

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