Is my Palm Tree healthy?


Old 04-28-16, 10:31 AM
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Is my Palm Tree healthy?

I have a large palm tree in my yard (Florida). The 2 bottom frons need to be removed. I had a tree guy here and he said the tree was dying & should be removed. 2 other people (NOT tree people, but landscapers) have said the tree is fine. We know the landscapers well, but not the tree guy. Suggestions? Thanks
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A pic or two of the tree in question would give us a better idea. You might want to contact another tree guy for a 2nd opinion.
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Since none of us here can see your tree I'd say listen to those who have. Two fronds needing removal is generally not a sign of a tree dying unless there was something else they saw when up there removing the fronds.
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Is my Palm Tree Healthy?

The tree guy was able to pick the bark off the trunk fairly easily-there was space between the bark & the trunk. Not sure if that is a huge problem or not.
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You still gotta post pictures so we can see what y'all are seeing.
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What variety the palm is might also be helpful.
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Call more certified arborists and ask they come out and look at your palm. Lots of free advice will be forthcoming.
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