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Brad Mondel

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My Chamaerops had spear pull after winter and the new emerging fronds are dwarfed. I'm sure it's a deficiency of some sort but what kind? 

 

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Los Angeles, CA and Myrtle Beach, SC.

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Possibly boron. Also, because you are in SC, maybe cold damage? 

Meg

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I think it's just damage from when the spear pulled. The plant is growing out of it. If you are super concerned just give it a fertilizer that has boron and I bet you will be fine. Boron deficiencies create leaves that have sort of "ripples" in them on the new growth. For being dwarfed/ damaged, your leaves look pretty straight.

Oakley, California

55 Miles E-NE of San Francisco, CA

Solid zone 9, I can expect at least one night in the mid to low twenties every year.

Hot, dry summers. Cold, wet winters.

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One of my Chamaerops showed similar symptoms after a catastrophic hailstorm on a summer day in the 1990s which defoliated the palm completely. The first couple of new leaves were also very small and compact like on your photo.

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Thanks guys. Will fertilize and see if it recovers 

Los Angeles, CA and Myrtle Beach, SC.

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Hi All, the saw palmetto in the lot next door, and my Pindo palm, all exhibit those features, when the neighbor goes crazy with the Round up the next lot up the hill, I lied to him and told him, it gets in your water and poisons you, very shortly they went back to normal, check photos, http://www.palmpedia.net/wiki/Serenoa_repens  Ed 

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