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Asked by
rthuener on
January 3, 2020
Fort Myers Florida

Q. Ten Weeks Ago We Had Our Landscaping Completely Replaced. The New Landscaping Includes Two Sylvester Palms. One Is Thriving And

one looks like it is dying. How long should a sylvester be in “shock” where it is completely brown half way up the tree (about 5-6 rows of branches up). I can understand a few rows but I think the tree is in trouble.

Answered by
GKH_Susan on
January 4, 2020
Certified Expert
A.

I would contact the landscaping company you used right away and have them come look at it. I would hope they gave you at least a year guarantee on trees and shrubs. Lethal Yellowing disease is a concern with palms in south Florida where there isn't a hard freeze.

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