Tag Archive: Palm

How to Care for Palms After the Storm

A common question after a tropical storm or hurricane event is will my palm tree recover? Palms grow different from other trees, so there‚Äôs definitely a different way to care for them post-storm. The growing point of a palm tree is the bud, located in the top of the tree. This is where the palm …

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Did the Freeze Kill My Palms?

The freezing rain last week across the panhandle left icicles hanging from street signs, rooftops, trees, shrubs and palms. Many people now wonder if their palms will survive the assault of the hard freeze. The chance of survival depends on the following factors: the most important consideration is the species of palm; a few of …

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