The Garden Community for Garden Lovers

United Kingdom Gb

why is the new growth dying off before its opened?

On plant Chamaerops humilis



Welcome, Julia! Sorry this took so long.
Most often, that is a symptom of extreme drought, but a fungal disease called bud rot can also do that. The difference: drought causes the new fronds to go blue-gray and brittle, as if they had been freeze-dried; bud rot causes the new fronds to turn yellow and brown as they die, and the innermost can sometimes be pulled out easily, emitting a rotten cabbage smell. Is it in a pot, or in the ground?

13 Oct, 2010

How do I say thanks?

Answer question

Related photos

  • Chamaerops humilis (Chamaerops humilis (Dwarf Fan Palm))
  • Chamamaerops humiis....updating for my library.. (Chamaerops humilis (Dwarf Fan Palm))
  • Flower bud......... (Chamaerops humilis (Dwarf Fan Palm))
  • Chamaerops humilis 'Cerifera'  (Chamaerops humilis 'Cerifera')

Related products


Related questions

Not found an answer?