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Fallen palm fronds

what can I use to cut up fallen palm fronds with please. They average 2-3 metres in length. I have not tried anything before. Am seeking advice, thanks.
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Overwatered or Underwatered?

please help !I can't figure it out ... Is this from overwatering or underwatering ?
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Tree identification - pink buds and numerous fluffy stamen flowers

This is a tree growing in a friend's backyard, located in the Bay Area, Northern California, USA. (I'm not implying that the tree is native!) Its flowers have numerous fluffy stamens which are cream ...
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My tree seems to be dying or is in shock. I don’t know what to do

My tree seems to be in trouble it’s just one limb. I had someone cut my yard and they did run up on the root. It’s raised in some places. It’s a camphor tree and it’s about a hundred years old. ...
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What kind of tree is this!

My husband brought home a branch of this tree but we can’t figure out what it is!!
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Brown needles on top layer of Picea glauca var. albertiana 'Conica' - sign of overwatering?

I'm concerned about our Picea glauca var. albertiana 'Conica' that we keep on the balcony in a pot. We bought it sometime in spring this year and had it in the pot shown below for some time now. ...
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My tree has root damage: how can I save it?

I cut a few of the roots around my tree. My tree is now in shock: the leaves are curling and it's losing some of them. The tree itself is drooping. Is there anything I can do for my tree?
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Black Growth on Eucalyptus Seedlings (E. gunnii)

I have a number of eucalyptus seedling that are still quite small (from one to five centimeters). After bringing the ones I had outside during the summer back indoors most of them got a black fungus ...
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What to look for in a good electric chainsaw?

I will need it for clearing large tree limbs and small trees, mostly for storm cleanup in a medium sized yard surrounded by mature, healthy trees. I am looking for recommendations for safety and ...
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How to get rid of sprouts coming from a chinaberry stump?

I had a 30ft (9m) chinaberry (Melia azedarach) removed that the previous owner left for me, four months ago. It had multiple split trunks at the bottom that made every arborist that looked at it ...
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Cutting down a Cherry tree

Hi I’m trying to ascertain whether I’ll be doing any damage to my property by cutting a cherry tree down. The tree is approximately 5 meters from the house. I’m not sure of the soil type other than ...
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Transparent/white goo on the back of lemon tree leafs

The tree has been outside during the summer, since a few weeks back I took it in. A few days back I noticed these strange things attached on the back of 20% of the leafs. What is it?
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when to transplant

My husband has got 6 Maple trees started from the keys in an outside pot. They are now approximately 6 inches tall, should he leave them in the container over the winter or transplant them and bring ...
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Is it possible for an almond tree to grow in a tropical country?

I have been searching in Google, but I got neither information or reference regarding this issue. I'm wondering is it possible for an almond tree to grow in a tropical country such as Indonesia? If ...
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Hazelnut Tree In Front Yard, Squirrels!! Bad Idea?

My husband and I just bought our first house with two big hazelnut trees in the front yard, it surely gave us a feeling of being close to the nature, but on the other hand, there are so many chestnut ...
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How to fix Young Eucalyptus Pauciflora Niphophila bending over?

I planted this Eucalyptus Pauciflora Niphophila last Autumn when it was about 2m tall. It is very healthy and has grown about a metre in the first year. It is straight up to about five feet high and ...
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How to handle walnut tree root damage?

We recently started some construction work that involves digging around a beloved walnut tree and the workers hit some of the roots. (Europe) Some pics for reference: the tree - https://imgur.com/...
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dying leaves on Japanese maple: water damage, drought, or disease?

we had this Japanese maple placed last year by our landscaper, and it did well. this year it seemed to be doing well, but we just noticed these scattered branches with a bunch of curled leaves, and ...
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Sudden death of arborvitae’s

I planted about 10 arborvitae‘s probably five or six years ago. Some of them are nearly 8 feet tall. In the last month and a half, three of them appear to have died. Why so suddenly?
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Newly Planted Autumn Blaze Appears to Be Dying

Planted our Autumn Blaze about 10 days ago in central NC (clay soil). Normally this time of the year we'd be seeing the start of fall, but we've had an abnormally hot and dry run of 90 degree days ...
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Why does my tree have splitting bark, dripping sap, and dead branches?

Our builder planted this tree, and I have no idea what kind it is. The bark seems to split and a lot of sap runs out of the tree. Since I don't know what kind of tree this is, I haven't been able to ...
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What is the name of this pine tree?

I live in Northern Canada. I am looking to find the right trees to plant in the backyard. I took some pictures of the type of trees I like to plant but have no idea what they are called. (The above 2 ...
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What is causing the tip to brown and die on my Norway Spruce?

2 years ago I had a 7' Norway Spruce put in and it has never given me much trouble. A few weeks to a month ago, I noticed that the very tip of the tree was turning brown and starting to die. The ...
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Growing a zone 5 tree in a zone 3

I was turned on to the Empress by an answer that Jan Steinman gave to a question here on the forums. You can check it out here if your interested: How to grow a tree on steroids? I was showing my ...
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Can anyone ID this oak that has flaky bark?

This is on Long Island, NY near the water. No acorns are available.
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Newbie with yellow/falling avocado tree leaves

First time newbie here: I've received an avocado tree as a gift no so long ago (April 3rd) since I always wanted to have one (although planting it myself from scratch hehe). However, my plant has ...
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Peach tree yellowing leaves with red veins?

Does anyone know what’s going on here, and if there is a fix to this?
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What is the average lifespan of most maple trees?

In general how long do maple trees live? Does the lifespan vary a lot according to species? I'm thinking of planting a few in my yard and I'm wondering how long they will be around.
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What type of bonsai tree is this

I will post also as a general question. Recently I received a bonsai tree. Can you help me identify what type is it? After few days I received it it seems weaker and with lots of yellow leaves. I ...
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Help identify my bonsai tree

I've been given a bonsai tree by a friend who knew I was interested in learning about them. Unfortunately all it said on the pack was 'bonsai tree'. I've done a little research looking for the name ...
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Gardening May Day trees

I have young mayday trees 11 ft tall that appear to have a black fungus growing on them and they look sickly what will happen if I trim them right down. Will this get rid of the fungus.
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Can I grow an apple tree by planting an apple from a nearby tree?

In our road we have a crab apple tree that has fruits but there have never been any small new trees rooting from the crab apples. Once, years ago, there were 3 crab apple trees within 100 yards but 2 ...
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Please identify this plant?

I also saw this plant in a house in Florida. The fruit (if that’s what it is) is small, it’s the same diameter as a regular pencil. Can anyone identify it? And is it edible? This is what the inside ...
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Tree help with identification

Can anyone tell me what type of tree this is please? ](https://i.stack.imgur.com/vjl6m.jpg)
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Identify shrub with red berries in UK

Could you tell me what is the name of this plant? Found in the park in London at the end of May. Red berries on shrub with saw-toothed leaves.
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what are these little plant stuff growing in the pot of my house tree?

what are these little plants growing in the soil of my house plant?
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How do I keep my olive tree from sending up shoots?

I've got a wild olive tree in my yard. I believe it is a https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elaeagnus_angustifolia . I absolutely love it and it is the main feature of the yard. The thing is, after about ...
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Avocado tree leaf covering by brown dots

I have a avocado tree in the backyard. The leaves are getting a lot of brown dots. Is it getting infected?thanks a lot!!
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Unusual CT tree ID please

Please help me ID this tree. I have been trying to find it for a few years now and I don’t know what it is. The tree looks like a dogwood right until the fruit start to swell, then one realized it ...
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Root system size and planting distance from smokebush (smoke tree, cotinus coggygria) to wall

Am thinking of planting a smoke bush in an area that is enclosed by a retaining wall, but am concerned about the root system eventually growing big enough to displace the wall. How can I estimate the ...
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Wife and daughter ate these. Are they safe?

My wife and daughter ate a bunch of these fruits. Are they safe? Daughter puked and wife has diarrhoea. sorry She took me to the tree. It isn’t laurel. It is this: Should I be more concerned? ...
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Identify root growing from tree?

What is this white plant growing from the tree? The host tree (not the white root) is about 30” tall. I was checking the soil from this tree because it was deteriorating pretty fast and I wasn’t sure ...
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Name of this tree?

Can someone identify this tree? The top of the leaf is soft like velvet.
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Plants name, help.

Does anyone know what plant is that. That seems like a lanceolate leaves to me.
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Are these black pods something to do with wasps?

I have a tree that is swarming with wasps. I cannot see a nest but assume there is one somewhere. I also noticed the tree is covered in patches of black pod types things: Are the two things related? ...
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What could be causing my top kakis' leaves to turn yellow and sick?

These two kaki were planted last year, and I was thinking there were doing pretty good. But as you'll see on the pictures, leaves are really light green, and the topmost ones show brown and black ...
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Able To Save This Tree

I recently moved and a tree that was blown over in a storm has been growing again for a few years. This is my first summer with the tree and it looks great, until you see the trunk. I think I will ...
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Tree identification

Can anyone say with certainty what this species of tree this is, found in Northern Michigan? The pic was taken today. Thank you in advance.
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Will Arborvitae regrow to their usual shape after being partially eaten by deer?

I planted a bunch of Arborvitae in my yard and last winter the deer ate the bottom portion of 2 or 3 of them. I did some Googling to see if they'd grow back, and while most sources say that they will ...