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Trachy Looking Sick


Rightstuff15

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I've noticed one of my potted Trachy is looking puny and sick.  I kept it watered and fertilized through the summer and it look great until a couple weeks ago.  Does anyone have any ideas or advice?

Thanks

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I’ve had them do this from over watering/drainage issues which lead to root issues 

with less sun and heat in fall the soil will stay wet longer as well

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1 hour ago, Rickybobby said:

I’ve had them do this from over watering/drainage issues which lead to root issues 

with less sun and heat in fall the soil will stay wet longer as well

Looks like water is the bowl too. 

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47 minutes ago, RJ said:

Looks like water is the bowl too. 

I was going to say that lol yeah looks like standing water in bottom a disaster for trachycarpus 

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Overwatering. Never let them sit in standing water. You needn't water as much during fall/winter. I suggest you unpot the sick one, discard the old potting mix, rinse off and examine the roots. Healthy roots are white, dead/dying roots black or brown. Trim dead roots. Soak the roots for an hour in a bucket of 3% hydrogen peroxide. H2O2 kills micro organisms and disinfects dead/dying tissue without harming healthy roots. Clean the pot and toss the tray - if pot & tray are one piece, toss the whole thing and get another single pot (notice the palm on the left does not sit in a tray). Then mix up another batch of coarse, well-draining potting mix (no cheap discount store potting soil) and repot the palm. Back off on the watering while palm (hopefully) recovers. Water sparingly only when the soil is dry. It should be moist, not soggy or mucky.

Good luck

Meg

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