Hurricane-Damaged Palms in the Landscape: Care after the Storm (ENH1204/EP465)

windblown palmsWhile many palm species are adapted to windstorms, a hurricane can damage even the most tolerant palms. This 3-page fact sheet provides suggestions about what to do after a windstorm has occurred once it is safe to venture outside to care for the landscape.
Written by Monica L. Elliott and Timothy Broschat, and published by the UF Department of Environmental Horticulture, September 2012.
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/ep465

Boron Deficiency in Palms (ENH1012/EP264)

palm frond showing necrosisChronic boron deficiency is believed to be caused by soil drying and high soil pH, while temporary deficiency is caused by heavy leaching. It results in a wide array of symptoms, not only among species of palms, but also within a single species. This 5-page fact sheet contains many illustrations to aid in diagnosis and management recommendations. Written by Timothy K. Broschat and published by the UF Department of Environmental Horticulture, June 2011.
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/ep264

Pruning Palms (ENH1182/EP443)

Perhaps the most fundamental question to answer when discussing palm pruning is what should a healthy, properly pruned palm look like? Consumers must be educated that palms are supposed to have round crowns, not feather-duster crowns. Learn more with this 9-page fact sheet written by Timothy Broschat, and published by the UF Department of Environmental Horticulture, April 2011.
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/ep443

ENH92/MG318 Cold Damage on Palms

Revised! ENH921, a 6-page illustrated fact sheet by Timothy K. Broschat, describes how cold temperatures affect palms and how to treat them following a cold weather event. Includes references. Published by the UF Department of Environmental Horticulture, September 2010.
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/mg318

CIR1047/EP001 Transplanting Palms in the Landscape

Revised! Circular 1047, a 9-page illustrated fact sheet by Timothy K. Broschat, discusses the various factors that contribute to palm transplant survival rate. Published by the UF Department of Environmental Horticulture, June 2009.
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/EP001

PP 246/PP166 Palm Problems: Field and Laboratory Diagnosis

PP-246, a 6-page illustrated fact sheet by Monica L. Elliott and Timothy K. Broschat, includes tips to determine when laboratory diagnostics may be useful and how to interpret and/or integrate field and
laboratory diagnoses. Includes references. Published by the UF Department of Plant Pathology, June 2008.
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/PP166

ENH1098/EP362 Nutrient Deficiency Symptoms of Woody Ornamental Plants in South Florida

ENH-1098, a 5-page illustrated fact sheet by Timothy K. Broschat, describes and illustrates typical symptoms for common nutrient deficiencies in trees and shrubs grown in south Florida landscapes. Published by the UF Department of Environmental Horticulture, March 2008.
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu