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Q.Palm Tree Is Sick

Zone 34787 | tnig77 added on May 11, 2020 | Answered

Please let me know what disease of a palm tree is this? Did I over fertilize it or visa versa? What happened to my palm tree and how to save it and cure it? Pictures attached. Dry And curly leaves. Thank you ?? Best regards Gina

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Answered on May 14, 2020

It does appear as the classic symptoms of overfeeding. Underfeeding will not, usually, be an issue.

It could, also, be that it is receiving too much sun. It looks to be a type of Dracaena and they don't tolerate full sun.

They are also quite sensitive to cool temperatures, so it falls below 50 or so, you will notice symptoms like this.

Here is an article to help you with the care of Dracaena:


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