Tips Planting and Caring for Palm

Palm does not require growing conditions very strange. Prefer planted in soil that contains sand, but do not like stagnant water. Can be planted in the lowlands and highlands. Besides planted on the roadside or in the yard, the palm can also be planted in the pot. How?

On the pot
Several species of palm, such as red palms, bottle palms, cabbage palms, planted in pots. How? Provide a clay pot or drum used. The bottom of the pot was given a red brick fragments, and above it is mixed with rice husk, coconut coir, and sand (1: 2: 1). Palm seedlings planted into the pots. Do watering. Do not forget to give as much of NPK fertilizer 1 teaspoon every 1 to 2 months.

Jump on the ground

What about direct palm planted on the roadside, such as palm or palm king's daughter? Way, make the planting hole measuring 30 x 30 x 30 cm, and let stand for about week. After that, put the seeds into the hole, and Hide to the base of the stem. Make solid land around the rod.
If high palm reaches 3 feet, 3 kg of fertilizer with NPK per plant. If the height is less than 3 meters, give 1 kg of NPK per plant. Fertilization as much as 3 times a year. Way, embedded fertilizer into the soil within 10 to 15 cm from the main stem.

Caring for Palm
In order to look more seductive palm, do the following treatments:


Apply as needed. Avoid not to create a pool of water.

Apply once a month during the rainy season. In the dry season, the growth of the palm inactive because of the break. Therefore, do not have to do fertilization. Give 0.5 to 1 kg of NPK per plant if the plant height is less than 2 meters; or 1 - 2 kg of NPK per plant when the high reached over 3 meters.

Move the pot back to
If the roots of potted palms into balls and had filled the entire volume of the pot, do to the pot back. What good is in the rainy season.

Which often are locusts (Valanga nigricans). The symptoms, looks irregular bite on the edge of the leaf, the grasshopper bite even be sustainable until the remaining leaves bone only. To fix this, remove the existing grasshoppers in plants, can also be sprayed with 2 cc

Which often is the leaf spot disease. Fungi cause Fusarium sp. or gloesporium sp. Symptoms, the leaves are yellow or green spots. Over time, these spots of light leaving a black, gray, and brown. To fix this, cut the affected leaves. But if the attacks already great, spray with Difolatan 4F or Dithane M45.

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