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Q.Our Christmas Palm Has Turned Brown. Good Water Run Off And Have Added Palmgain Palm Food As Recommended. What Else Can Be Done?

dsdunham1 added on March 28, 2021 | Answered

We are in north tampa. Good water runoff Spinklers on twice per week

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Answered on March 30, 2021

My two first thoughts are overwatering or over feeding. These will be the first two things to consider when a fresh planting starts to fail.

Testing with a soil meter to ensure that the first one or two inches of soil are dry before watering can help. Here is an article that will help:


Checking pH and nutrient content will be necessary to know if the soil is too rich or not rich enough. These articles will help:



Here is an article that will help you with the care of the palm:


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