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Palms and Cycads: pale Lady Palms

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Brenham, TX
(Zone 8b)

October 25, 2010
11:27 AM

Post #8175238

I have some Lady Palms in 3 gallon containers. What causes them to turn pale? They used to be dark green.


Acton, CA
(Zone 8b)

October 25, 2010
4:04 PM

Post #8175865

too much sun, too little humidity, too little nitrogen (though unlikely in a potted palm), too little water. All or one... or something else entirely (like a palm that is dying).
Brenham, TX
(Zone 8b)

October 25, 2010
4:48 PM

Post #8175961

i'll try moving them into a shadier spot. If that is the problem, how long do you think it takes for them to return to dark green?


Acton, CA
(Zone 8b)

October 25, 2010
7:46 PM

Post #8176323

the leaves that are yellow will stay yellow, but the new leaves may come in darker green
Kure Beach, NC
(Zone 9a)

November 1, 2010
10:52 AM

Post #8188534

Giving them some magnesium sulfate cold also help. I know it did with mine.

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