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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the best place to buy a palm tree?

I am lucky enough ( and unlucky enough ) to live in an area where I can have palm trees delivered to my home for the summer and then picked up before the first frost would kill them. If you live in the Northeast or anywhere in the Tri-State area or close to it, you can visit www.ctpalmtrees.com to buy or rent real palm trees!


How to pick a palm tree? 

Most vital points while choosing a palm tree are type, cold hardiness, height and reason. To start with, think where in the yard ( or patio ) you need to plant it and what might you use if for. ( shade, privacy, decoration ) From there you can start to narrow down your choices and decide what type of palm tree you want or need.

How do I plant my palm tree properly?

 

Planting a palm tree is nearly as simple as planting a normal tree. Attempt to keep roots wet when transplanting, and plant right away, in the evening. It is best practice acclimatizing your tree first to diminish the transplant stun by placing the potted tree in the exact area you plan on planting it.  Make sure to Utilize great quality soil, and use mulch to retain moisture. Water everyday for the first 10 days.

What is wrong with my palm tree? 

Some of the most common issues are: over-watering, insufficient water, missing key nutrients, sunburn, not enough sun, cold harm, bugs and significantly more. Every issue has distinctive indications. DO not start trimming the sick fronds off, this will cause the palm tree harm and stress. Diagnose the issue, and then research to find the best remedy.

How do I water my palm tree the correct way? 

Almost all palm trees want moist, well-draining soil. In summer, water 3 to 4 times a week at the base of the palm. Do not wet the fronds if possible. Doing so can cause leaf burn from the sun being magnified by the water droplets.