Palm Tree Treatments In Naples
While many palm species thrive without issue in Southwest Florida, the time may come where a palm tree becomes diseased or insect infested. Over the past decade, disease and insect-relates issues have increased and ravaged a devastatingly large number of palms in the Naples area. The widespread palm diseases that are frequently found across Southwest Florida include, Fusariam Wilt, Ganoderma, Trunk Rot, and Crown Rot.
Though not all palms are “curable,” they can be protected through proactive disease management and fertilization practices. This principal also reigns true when it comes to the prevention and control of insect infestation by Palm Weevils, Royal Palm Bug, Scale and Spiraling Whitefly.
Just like humans, providing your palms with a healthy environment and proper nourishment is the best defense to prevent disease and insect infestation. Although the use of insecticides and fungicides are key components to a Palm Tree’s health and appearance, proper fertilization is the most important part of protection.