Palm Nutrient Deficiencies

Palm Nutrient Deficiencies: Palm Health Part 4

Cierra Pest Control, Tree & Shrub

Nutrient Deficiency in Palms As with you, your lawn and all your shrubs, proper nutrition is essential for palm trees.  This post will give you the "bare-bones" information regarding palm tree nutrition.  We have compiled the most common nutrient deficiencies found in palm trees in our area.  I hope placing this knowledge in the hands of you, the homeowner, will ...
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Palm Weevil: Palm Health Part 3

Cierra Pest Control, Tree & Shrub

Palm trees are priceless treasures.  But weevils bore into these trees & kill them. Sometimes before you even know they are there! These Palm Weevils or Rhynchophorus ferrugineus is one of two species of snout beetle known as the red palm weevil, Asian palm weevil or sago palm weevil. If you want, read this post about weevils. Palm Weevil Damage: General, irreversible decline of young leaves as ...
Royal Palm Bug Tree

Royal Palm Bug: Palm Health Part 2

Cierra Pest Control, Tree & Shrub

Royal Palms are one of the most sought after palm trees here in Southwest Florida. Their majestic size, and true tropical look is used to really make a statement. They can also be very expensive to purchase and increase in value as they grow. So the last thing you want is for some bug to damage your palm or make ...
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Spiraling Whiteflies: Palm Health – Part 1

Cierra Helpful Tips, Tree & Shrub

Palm trees are a part of life here, in Florida.  When we see them, we are reminded that we live in paradise.  Even though you admire your palm trees daily, palm tree care may be as hard to grasp as a foreign language.  In this four-part series on palm health, I'll introduce you to several factors that threaten your palm trees.  First ...
Manganese Deficiency

Manganese Deficiency – Palm Health

Cierra Helpful Tips, Tree & Shrub

Manganese Deficiency – Palm Health As with you, your lawn and all your shrubs, proper nutrition is essential for palm trees. This post will give you the “bare-bones” information regarding palm tree nutrition. We’ve compiled the most common nutrient deficiencies found in palm trees in our area. I hope placing this knowledge in the hands of you, the homeowner, will …