Date Palm Trees
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Pigmy date palm problem

Zone South West FL Zip 33903 | lombarp added on January 17, 2015 | Answered

The greens on my pigmy have missing areas, like possibly something is eating. The tree was planted about two weeks ago by landscaping company.

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Heather
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Answered on January 18, 2015

It looks like the tips are browning, which also could be the edges browning and falling off. As they are newly planted, the usual culprit for this is under watering.

I would recommend increasing water to the plants. This article will outline water needs for newly planted trees:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/trees/tgen/watering-newly-planted-tree.htm

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