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Palm tree issue..

robjwebbrobjwebb PortisheadPosts: 2
Good morning, I have a palm tree in my garden (I couldn't tell you exactly what type). I have included a picture which may help. The palm seems pretty dead at first glance, however it does have some green shoots coming from the top. 

I'm quite keen to rescue this palm - does anyone have any advice on things I could do to try and revive it?

Thank you very much in advance for any advice.
Rob


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  • ObelixxObelixx Vendée, Western FrancePosts: 25,361
    Remove all the old brown stems back to the trunk to tidy it up then maybe give it a good drink - 10litres at a time.   Yours looks like a Chusan palm so will only produce new foliage at the top, leaving lots of dull brown fibrous stem at eye level.   

    https://www.rhs.org.uk/Plants/18291/i-Trachycarpus-fortunei-i/Details

    If that's OK, keep it but I'd get rid and plant something more interesting to avoid cricking my neck.
    "We don't stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing." - George Bernard Shaw
  • robjwebbrobjwebb PortisheadPosts: 2
    Thanks for the response - much appreciated. 
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