Leave as many green fronds as possible on the palm. To produce a steady food supply to the plant, palms need many green fronds. A palm tree cannot stay healthy or build reserves if it doesn’t have many green fronds.
Things To Avoid When Cutting Off Brown Palm Leaves
Palm trees shed dead leaves and develop new leaves. Sometimes, palm tree fronds rapidly spin their color from yellow to brown within 3 to 5 days. If you notice brown fronds, it means they are dead and won’t turn green once again.
Most gardeners and plant lovers cut the palm leaves whether they are browning or not. They do not stop to consider these are the super feeders of this plant. That’s why you will find many palm trees do not look healthy at all.