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I have just planted a brown Cordyline Palm tree. It is mature and came from my next door neighbour. I wasnt sure if it would survive the transition, but it has. It has been in it´s new spot for the past 8 weeks now. I have taken off all the old palm leaves and old dead stubbs. My question: The newish leaves are dieing quickly and are drooping quickly. Is there any remedy for this? The tree is still obviously still alive and kicking, but I would like to see healthier foliage. Kindest regards, Paul




It may just be transplantation shock. Less roots to transport water and nutrients to the leaves. I would water in lots of general feed to help.

2 Jun, 2015


Water, water and more water - until it puts out new roots to replace those its lost, and any existing roots grow into the surrounding soil properly, you need to keep it well supplied with water.

2 Jun, 2015


Thank you, for your reply. It hasnt rained much since the transition. So that could be the answer. It chucked it down today, so hopefully, that was a good soaking for it. I´ll keep it drenched from now on. I did break off part of the trunk below the root system too, so it probably needs to re grow those roots. Again many thanks.

2 Jun, 2015

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