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Q.Sylvester Palm Newly Planted Problems ?

Zone 33974 | andre7858 added on April 26, 2020 | Answered

Just got these installed (two Sylvester palms)…they where installed 9 days ago and we’ve been getting humid and rainy days..a couple days ago the fronds starting turning and the tips started to brown out ..I’m afraid they might die Or get a bad fungal issue ..anyone know what I can do or if this is normal ..supposedly the landscaper told me these are zero to no shock should take place …the top fronds looks good on one but the other palm fronds seem to be slowly fall…anyone got any answers

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Answered on April 28, 2020

It, certainly, could be an infection! The weather may be against you at this time. The only thing that you can do is use something to prevent an infection.

I recommend DOLOMITIC LIME and WETTABLE SULFUR to combat and prevent infections. Just use them according to packaging instructions.

In the meantime, this article will help you to care for the palm:


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