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Hi everyone,

    My potted trachycarpus is pushing out new roots on its side.  The roots are pushing the old petioles down towards the dirt.  I was just wondering if I should cut the old petioles or will the roots eventually push through.  Thanks! 

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Yes pull if off and it should tear off pretty easy since it dead; you can also put more soil or compost around the trunk to cover up the new roots. Trachycarpus is one of those palms you can actually add more soil around the base when this happens and it will not harm it. 

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