How to Trim Palm Trees - Tampa Florida

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How to Trim Palm Trees - Tampa FloridaHow to Trim Palm Trees - Tampa Florida

This checklist entitled "How to Trim Palm Trees - Tampa Florida" was adapted from a newspaper article in the Tampa Bay Times, May 28, 2012, written by Patti Ewald. (pages 1B and 5B)

Items that you want to trim

  1. Dead leaves
  2. Dead fruit stalks
  3. Badly damaged leaves that are still alive (unless they are the only remaining living fronds)
  4. Living flower and fruit stalks
  5. Leaves that fall below the line of the horizon

How to Trim Palm Trees - Tampa Florida

  1. Close to the trunk but not into the trunk
  2. Don't pull off leaves that don't come off easily
  3. NEVER (ever) use climbing spikes on palm trees
  4. When trimming Canary Island Date Palms, make sure to disinfect your shears as not to spread the fungus called Fusarium wilt.

This is a follow up article to How to Care for Palm Trees in Florida.  Stay up to date with Homes for Sale in Tampa Florida as well as tips when it comes to maintaining your investment.



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Thank you for sharing your blog; we need Real estate Professionals to share their comments and information regarding their markets and experiences. Thanks again from beautiful Sunny San Diego!

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