Have you got a Palm Tree somewhere in the Bay of Plenty, and are wondering how to keep it looking good?

Here at Better Trees BOP, we get quite a few Palm Tree jobs, often in and around Papamoa where they are popular.

For example – see this recent job we did:

Obviously you CAN just call us, and we’ll maintain them for you.

However, what if you have a new Palm and are keen to look after it yourself?

Here is some advice we gathered from around the Internet, but please do feel free to reach out to us as well.

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Maintaining palm trees involves several key steps to ensure their health and aesthetic appeal. The specific care requirements may vary depending on the type of palm tree and your climate zone, but here are some general guidelines:





Pest and Disease Control:


Protection from Extreme Weather:

Support and Staking:

Transplanting and Repotting:

Regular Inspections:

Regularly inspect your palm trees for signs of stress, nutrient deficiencies, or other issues. Early detection and intervention can prevent more severe problems.

Remember that different palm species have specific care requirements, so it’s essential to research the specific needs of the palm tree species you have and tailor your care routine accordingly. Additionally, local climate conditions play a significant role in palm tree care, so consider consulting with local gardening experts or arborists for personalized advice.

More information:

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