Ponytail Palm Trees
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white scales on my pony tail plant on the top side of the leaf.

Zone 32082 | Anonymous added on November 3, 2019 | Answered

Could it be I watered it too much?

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GKH_Susan
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Answered on November 6, 2019

Your plant may have palm leaf scales. Your watering didn't cause it. They are succulents and soil needs to dry out between waterings.

Here is an article that tells how to treat them.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/houseplants/palms/sticky-palm-tree-leaves-treatment-for-palm-scale.htm

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