Trachycarpus Fortunei

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Trachycarpus Fortunei

Postby championkuga » 03 Apr 2011 21:26

Help! My 60cm Trachy's leaves have gone all brown except in the middle. :( I planted it in a pot last November and it was fine until late February. Is it possible that it is damage from frost and will it recover? It has 2 new spears which appear green so do I cut off the brown leaves and grit my teeth and put up with a scalped looking plant? :cry: Many thanks.
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Postby gardening_guru » 04 Apr 2011 21:31


Yes, sounds like frost damage to me. Cut off the damaged foliage, it won't recover. Sounds hopeful though, that you have fresh new leaves developing to replace the damaged foliage.
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