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  • Answered by
    BushDoctor on
    June 1, 2022
    Certified Expert

    Unfortunately, this is a little late in the year to be planting, unless the temperatures can remain very mild for a week or so after.

    The problem is 2-fold.

    Warm temperatures stress the plant out, while overwatering in compensation promotes suffocation and disease.

    For now, I would provide shade during the hottest portion of the day, and only water once the soil is completely dry down to about 3 inches or so. Treat with the fungicide of your choice to mitigate any diseases setting in.

    These articles will help:


    It is also worth noting that they are not completely hardy in zone 7. This article will help you to care for the palm:


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