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Old February 5th, 2011, 10:56 AM
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pygmy date palms dying

my pygmy date palms new leaves are drying out or turning brown does this mean there's no chance of survival?
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Old February 5th, 2011, 11:55 AM
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Re: pygmy date palms dying

Indoors most likely it's dieing (typically Spider Mite.).
Planted outdoors there's a chance it'll recover.
Dates are very tolerant of low humidity which why they're
popular in desert climates.
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Re: pygmy date palms dying

The leaf damage could be due to low humidity levels.
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