Hardy Palm and Subtropical Board
[ Post a Response | Hardy Palm and Subtropical Board ]
Welcome! Participants are urged to post any information pertinent to plants, weather, or topics related to either. Off-topic posts, inflammatory posts and advertisements are subject to removal at the discretion of the moderators. Please limit image size to no larger than about 950x700 pixels so that everyone can easily view it. To post an image, it must first be uploaded to a remote server somewhere on the internet such as photobucket.com.
Re: Trachy variety not looking particularly good
Edited by WSimpson NC on 10/27/2019, 11:11 pm
My Nainital has a relatively fat trunk , and is bigger and more vigorous in most ways than my Fortuneis . Your palm does look like a lot of Takils I've seen on the internet . Try watering and fertilizing in the warm season . Maybe that will produce a more full look .
Also try some epsom salts for the yellowing . It may need some magnesium . I think they are different and cool looking .
" Magnesium sulfate, also known as Epsom salt, can help prevent magnesium deficiency in palms. ... Regular applications of Epsom salt and palm fertilizer will provide the nutrients that palm trees need to produce healthy, green fronds, but it may take up to two years for the new growth to replace the older fronds."
Hope this helps ,
My Nainital :
Ten year lows: 15F 19F 20F 5F 4F 15F 7F 8F 14F 19F(2020)
10 Year Average Winter Lowest Low 12.6F ; 30 Year 12.16F
Profession:Trachy Defiberer and Palm Spear Puller (free estimates)