It means the tree is lacking potassium.
Shears are the best tools to use on queen palms that are still at or just above head height. Mar 09, The tools used for pruning palms are also very simple and easy to find. You can use a regular utility knife to cut small palm fronds and flower stalks. Hand prunes are great on smaller palms while ratchet lopper/lopping shears work well on palms with larger fronds.
When using a hand pruners, always cut the stem with the blade facing up. Apr 29, Cut the frond parallel to the queen palm's trunk and no closer than 2 to 3 inches from the trunk, as incisions are unlikely to heal and can be an entry point for diseases and insects. You can trim the dead leaves using hand tools such as a lopper or a pruning saw. Sep 21, Use pruning shears, loppers or a pole saw to trim off the branches.
What tool you use will depend on the height of the tree and the size of the limb you are cutting. Cut off the frond where the stem attaches to the queen palm’s trunk. Do not cut into the palm’s trunk section. A ladder may be required, as queen palms can reach 50 feet. Dec 03, The first step in pruning palm trees is sterilizing the palm tree shaving tools.
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(10 Inch, Straight Blade) out of 5. We used 3 blades on a 20 inch saw to take down a 25 foot queen palm and cut into 12 inch pieces for disposal because they are SO heavy. BTW I would never plant a Queen Palm again because they require much maintenance of the fronds and seed pods which make a mess and this becomes a real challenge when the tree is over 20 feet tall. A carpet knife, staight-edge saw or other single-blade tool is a safer choice when cleaning up a palm of any variety -- for both the person doing the pruning and the tree.
Stick to Hand-Powered Tools.