Palm trees are one of the types of plants that have been most successful in recent years, especially for indoors, although where they look most beautiful is undoubtedly in a garden, since this way they can grow and reach their maximum splendor in their natural habitat.
Receiving the proper care they can develop optimally both in a garden and in a pot, reaching over 35 meters in the species that reach the highest height, although if you do not have a garden you can buy any species suitable for housing. If you want to know everything about palm tree care, keep reading this article.
How to choose a palm tree
Before choosing a palm tree, you must confirm how tall it will reach , as well as the number of arms it will develop, its years of life and if it needs special care in terms of fertilizer and pruning.
In indoor palm trees, the most important thing is to know how you should fertilize and water them, as well as when is the right time to change the pot.
How to care for a palm tree
As for care, pruning is one of the essentials. Each palm tree must be treated and cared for individually and respecting its own biology, pruning only when there is danger of the dry leaves falling off, something that usually happens only every three or four years.
You must also be very responsible with the rest of the care, knowing how often you should water it and how often to pay it, since it is something that changes in each species and there is no generic information that can help you. If you take good care of it, you have no doubt that your palm tree will compensate you and give an immense vitality to your home. If you have any questions about its cultivation, take a look at the article we wrote a few weeks ago on the cultivation of palm trees.
When to prune a palm tree
The best times to prune a palm trees are spring and summer. To prune it, you must remove dead leaves, those that cause discomfort and, at most, a crown of green leaves, but do not remove more, since they are vital for the diet of the palm trees and contribute to keeping the trunk in good condition.