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Is my tree fern dead. frost damaged

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Is my tree fern dead, it has a sticky crispy substance in the crown. I can feel fronds but they dont appear to be growing. This time last year it had about ten fronds growing. SHOULD I REMOVE THE STICKY STUFF FROM THE CROWN? PLEASE HELP




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Try watering with a sugar/water solution.....This should "kick start" your tree fern into growth.....also make sure the trunk is kept moist....

17 May, 2010

 

Thank you very much for your advice, I will give it a try and keep you updated. What sort of concentration should I make sugar water mix. Thanks. Notsogreenfinger

18 May, 2010

 

Good question!!......try a couple of tablespoons to a full watering can...

18 May, 2010

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