When trying to diagnose problems in any plant, know the growing conditions as well as the species of the plant. This is especially true with palms. At different times of their lives, many palms have what look like insect, disease, nutrient or other problems. This guide will help identify conditions that look like true problems but are not.

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Robinson, M. L., and O'Callaghan, A. 2010, Palm Problems That Aren't, Extension University of Nevada Reno, FS-10-72

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