Palm Trees

Palm Tree Fertilization


Anonymous added on May 9, 2015 | Answered

I've heard that palm trees like the nutrients of Epsom salt very much and to give them plenty. Can you confirm this? I know tomatoes do, but unsure about palm trees. What else in my zone?


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shelley
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on May 11, 2015

The use of epsom salts on palm trees is to help correct or prevent magnesium deficiency (which they are susceptible to). The following website will give you guidelines on the frequency and quantity of epsom salts to use on your palm:
http://www.clemson.edu/extension/hgic/pests/plant_pests/trees/hgic2007.html

For more information on the use of epsom salt in gardening in general, please visit the following link:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/garden-how-to/soil-fertilizers/epsom-salt-gardening.htm

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