If you live in one of the numerous states across the U.S. that has palm trees, you may find yourself needing to trim its branches at some point in the future. Maybe you are there now, and need direction in how to trim those branches. Maybe you see the trees in your tree going that way and know you will need to do it in the next few months. Or maybe you know a friend or a neighbor that needs help. Either way, you’ve turned to the right place to get help.
Which fronds can be trimmed? A simple rule is to look at the angles the fronds are in comparison to the trunk. Dead branches will hang close to the trunk, changing color over time. Any branches that are hanging at a ninety degree angle compared to th