Palm trees are one of the types of plants that are having the most success in recent years, especially indoors, although where they look most beautiful is undoubtedly in a garden, since that is how they can grow and reach their maximum splendor in their natural habitat.
Receiving proper care, they can develop optimally both in a garden and in a pot, reaching over 35 meters in the species that reach higher heights, although if you do not have a garden you can buy any species suitable for housing. If you want to know everything about palm tree carekeep reading this Green Ecology article.
How to choose a palm tree
Before choosing a palm tree you must confirm what height will it reachas well as the number of arms it will develop, its years of life and if it needs special care in terms of fertilizer and pruning.
In the indoor palm trees The most important thing is to know how you should fertilize and water them, as well as when is the right time to repot them.
How to care for a palm tree
As for care, pruning is one of the essentials. Each palm tree must be treated and cared for individually and respecting their own biology, pruning only when there is a danger of dry leaves falling off, something that usually happens only every three or four years.
You must also be very responsible with the rest of the care, knowing how often should you water it and how often to pay it, since it is something that changes in each species and there is no generic information that can help you. If you take good care of it, have no doubt that your palm tree will repay you and give immense vitality to your home. If you have any questions about their cultivation, take a look at the article we wrote a few weeks ago about growing palm trees.
When to prune a palm tree
The best times to prune a palm tree are spring and summer. To prune it you must remove dead leaves, those that cause discomfort and, at most, a crown of green leaves, but do not remove more, as they are vital for feeding the palm trees and help keep the trunk in good condition.
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