How to Manage Pests

Pests in Gardens and Landscapes

Leaning crown syndrome, Palm bending

Leaning crown syndrome causes fronds to bend downward. New leaves are deformed and twisted. The entire leaf crown curves downward. The cause of leaning crown syndrome is unknown.

Solutions

There is no known effective treatment. Provide palms with good growing conditions and appropriate cultural care.


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