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Q.Pruning A Christmas Palm

Zone 34987 | Anonymous added on February 9, 2024 | Answered

Can I prune away part of the palm leaves that are touching my Lani screens without cutting off the whole frond.

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Answered on February 11, 2024

Christmas palms are self-cleaning and generally don't need pruning. Cutting off part of a frond will leave it open to disease and pests, plus pruning green fronds can stress the tree. If it is necessary to remove a frond, it's best to cut it off 2 inches from the trunk. This information should help:






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