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Family Arecaeae, monocot flowering plants known for their tropical habit. Use this tag with questions about caring, propagating or identifying plams.

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What is the maximum size of an Aromatic Green Dwarf coconut palm?

I am thinking of planting an Aromatic Green Dwarf coconut palm (a.k.a Pandan coconut palm) because its lower height makes harvests easier. The coconut palm would be planted in a home garden in ...
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What could be the reasons my young palm is turning brown

I planted a younger palm last summer. It seems like it got pretty well established, but this spring, it started turning brown. I used some of this: https://www.amazon.com/Miracle-Gro-3002910-Shake-...
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Yellow Spots on Coconut Palm - Seeking Advice [duplicate]

Our Coconut Pal is getting yellow spots. We are encountering a problem with our Coconut Palm; it's developing yellow spots. I researched similar issues and found a discussion about brown spots on a ...
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Should I remove 3 nails in a palm tree

I have a palm tree with 3 nail holes that look like they haven't been there very long (new owner). Hence, I don't know how long the nails are but they are not totally embedded. Should I remove them ...
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Date palm not growing

I planted my date palm 3yrs ago now. So far it has has grown 3 very long leaves, but no stem / trunk. These leaves have also grown tremendously slowly. The soil I have used it Miracle-Gro Indoor ...
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Euterpe precatoria getting brown spots and brown dry leafs

My Euterpe precatoria has had small brown spots on its leaves for some time now. Over time, these became larger and larger, turning into large brown spots. Recently, however, the green leaves have ...
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Is My Kentia Palm Unhappy?

We bought this plant 2-3 months ago. It is in a place without direct light, and the temperature in the room is 27/30 degrees with a humidity 50-70%. We water with drinking water every 2 weeks. We didn'...
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Hawaiian palm tree. Scale or something else?

I have an indoor palm tree. I noticed some slightly sticky clear sap at the base of the leaves, and some tiny grey or brown specs bunched up at the same location that looks like a scale infestation. I ...
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Treatment for a palm tree recovering from frost damage

Our palm tree got hit by the frost earlier this year and lost all its leaves. It has now started to regrow but mainly from the base, the top part of the tree is dead. Should I prune these leaves and ...
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Why is my foxtail palm not growing new fronds?

My foxtail palm is no longer growing new fronds. Some of the older ones grew stunted but the fronds are dark green. I replanted a 15ft palm about 2 years ago and fertilize it every 3 months. The ...
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How do I fix my palm tree?

My palm tree has some holes and odd texture at the bottom. Someone told me it could be rot or a disease. I am looking for some answers as to how to fix it. It could be drainage which I am fixing. Is ...
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My Cat Palm leaves areturning Yellow with Brown spots, and some leaves with brown edges

Recently purchased Cat Palm (2 weeks). Leaves are turning yellow, with now brown spots. And some leaves have brown edges. I am confused if this is a underwatering or overwatering problem. It does look ...
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Kentia Palm turning crispy and yellow and dry

I have a Kentia Palm and read that they don’t like that much water. Try to water only once a week during winter but some leaves turning brown and then yellow and then dry a whole branch so i had to ...
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Coconut palm dried leaves

I bought a coconut palm a few weeks ago. I placed it in my bedroom and it was doing fine. I noticed browning on the leaves 1 week ago. As of today,all of the leaves are dead dry. I checked the pot and ...
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Why is my coconut seedling dying?

A couple of weeks ago I bought a dwarf coconut (Cocos nucifera) seedling from a nursery, all its leaves were quite green. But now, after some time on the ground, all the leaves are dead brown, only ...
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Transplant date palm with no root ball?

I have acquired a large palm for free which was being given away by my neighbour. I assume it is some kind of date palm after researching online. My question is whether a palm of this size is likely ...
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Areca Palm - Browning / dying leaves

I bought my first Areca palm around 2 months ago and it seems to be dying. Almost all the leaves are browning or have brown tips. I previously was misting it every day and watering it every couple of ...
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Can box hedging under palm trees be affected by the palms?

I've got 6 box bushes, 4 under palm trees and 2 not. The 4 that are under the palms are badly affected by something, like dust, but the 2 that aren't are fine. Could the palm trees be dropping ...
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Help to keep plants watered without overwatering and prevent burning the leaves?

I have a Majesty Palm and a Monsterra I am trying to grow so I followed the instructions on the tag to water once a week. But I live in a dry environment so by end of the week, both had yellowing of ...
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Areca Palm Leaf Disintegrating-Help

Can anyone help me understand what is causing the leaf to disintegrate. I repotted and checked for insects/bugs too. Thank you!
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22 year old indoor palm - dying or dead?

Can this tree be revived? I see hope in a new green frond at the top but it has looked like this for two months now. I think my husband traumatized the trunk when we moved it from one room to ...
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What are these black spots on my areca palm and what's causing the White patches where these dots are?

My areca palm seems to have this problem across most of its leaves to some degree. I showed the picture to the garden centre but they thought it looked like aphids so I got pyrethrum for it. Doesn't ...
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How can I revive my cat palm (chamadorea cataractarum)?

Any advice would be appreciated. Should I relocate it somewhere that receives more light?
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Parlour Palm Browning Leaves

I have had this parlor palm for several years, and it has been in this pot for at least 3 years. I fertilize occasionally every 1-2 months. It usually loses a lower leaf every now and then, which is ...
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Cat palm is yellow and drooping

I got this cat palm about 3 weeks ago and it’s been going down hill. I have a soil thermometer and only water when the soil is on the dry side by touch or the thermometer. I water it from the bottom. ...
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What is this orange? pus growing on my Palm Tree?

What is this orange pus growing on my Palm Tree? We have two palm trees that are side by side, 1 is infected with this pus and the other is not. Is this a fungus? If so, which kind. Can I cure this ...
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New plant came with a stowaway palm, how do I tease them apart?

I bought a strelitzia nicolai and it came with a surprise stowaway palm growing in the pot. I'm not one to complain, but I think I should tease them apart before they grow to suffocate each other. I ...
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House plant with no name

Just received thus beautiful plant. Can anyone help with identification and care?
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Cocos nucifera (coconut palm): Brown leaves. Why?

I bought a coconut plant 4 days ago. It was kind of healthy when I bought it. But today I noticed that the leaves are brown and it seems something is wrong with it. I have watered it once yesterday (...
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Yellowish dots and rotted stems on my palm

Can anyone tell what is wrong with my palm tree. The whole centre of new growth is destroyed, the stems are mould and have collapsed and the leaves have yellowish spots.
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Newly Delivered Indoor Areca Palm Browning, Withering, Yellowing, Dying Leaves

I received an Areca Palm from Bloomscape about two weeks ago. It doesn't seem to be doing too well. I've cut off around 15 fronds at the base that have withered, yellowed, browned, and died. I've been ...
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Palm leaves turning brown

I have two indoor palm plants plant 1 : I water it adequately and keep it inside room with adequate bright light not direct sunlight, but the leaves are turning yellow and some places I see rusting ...
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Cat Palm in the early stages of death?

I’m worried about my cat palm. I got it maybe 6 weeks ago. I repotted it within a few days and seemed to be ok. Its growing new fronds but I noticed a couple of leaves at the bottom went a bit yellow ...
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Parlour palm has gone pale and tips are brown

My parlour palm was nice and green for a few weeks but its leaves have recently turned pale and some of the tips have gone brown. Some of the leaves also seem to be curling. Some of the stalks and ...
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When to give up on a palm

I have cold hardy palms (Trachycarpus fortuneii), and some of them were affected by the winter cold we had in February this year in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. We had a lot of snow and a full week ...
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Areca Palm help! Thanks!

Anyone know what could be wrong with my areca palm? I water it when the top soil starts to feel dry so it shouldnt be getting too much water. I also mist it everyday and it is in a room with a south ...
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Cat Palm! Please help

Please help! I don't know what to do to make my Cat Palm start doing better. I've tried everything that I can think of. I only use distilled water. At first the tips started to turn brown. And then ...
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Wanting to find out if these palm trees are alive or they dead and what are they

Are they pygmy palms and are they alive or they dead?
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Areca palm browning leaves

This areca palm has seen better days - all the leaves keep drying out, even the one that came out 2 months ago is all brown now. I think it needs moisture. I mist it every few days and water once a ...
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Indoor (London) Phoenix Robelini- Date-palm

I have an issue with my indoor Palm. I've had it for about 6 years and it's always been super happy in the same position. My issue that new fronds have appeared but are not opening after a number of ...
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Will my Kentia Palm die?

I have two Kentia palms that I’ve had for a couple months now, and they’ve been doing really well with a lot of new growth - until yesterday when I noticed these brown, and crispy leaves at the bottom ...
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Kentia Palm Dying! Sooty Mold? Root Rot?

I've tried searching but I can't find any similar cases to mine. I'm a plant newbie so apologies if I'm missing something obvious. My Kentia Palm (bought about 2 years ago from IKEA) is really ...
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How can I save my dying cat palm?

I bought my cat palm in July and it lived outside until the weather turned cold. It’s been indoors for a couple of months now and I fear that I over watered it once and it caused multiple leaves to ...
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Help identifying white spots on an indoor palm?

I got this palm tree from a trade yesterday and I'm trying to come up with a rehab plan. I know it needs repotting, and potentially more light than it was getting at its old home, but it also has ...
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Areca palm growth stunted after repotting it in a larger pot since last 6 months

I repotted Areca palm in a large pot 6 months ago. During repotting some small roots were damaged. However, since then the growth of my Areca palm has stunted. I applied compost, liquid chemical ...
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Indoor Majesty Palm has yellowing leaves that also have brown tinges - too much water or not enough?

Help!! My majesty palm now has 20% of its large leaves being mostly yellow... There are brown tinges on many of the leaves, including the green ones. I am not sure if this is too much or too little ...
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My Cat Palm is yellowing then browning :(( help!

I purchased this cat palm about a month ago from someone in town. They had cats and dogs and felt the palm was getting a lot of rowdiness from the the pets, so they gifted it to me. We named him “...
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My Kentia Palm has crunchy and black leaves

My Kentia Palm has crunchy and black leaves. I have checked the roots and they look fine. I then applied neem oil but this didn't seem to stop the spreading of the plant. The base of the plant looks ...
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Areca palm silver leaves and dying

my lovely Areca palm is not very happy. It has silver patches on its leaves and is drying out and dying. There is no sign of bugs just silver on the leaves that does not wipe off. Any idea what it is ...
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Problem with indoor palm in UK

Hello fellow palm owners I have a Phoenix Robelini that I’ve had for about 6 years, grown indoors( summer spells outside) and has always been in the same spot and been a happy palm. There have been ...
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