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Madagascar palm

Indoor palm is miracle, but may come to an end soon

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Q: I've had a Madagascar palm for 20-plus years. It is about 7 feet tall and kept indoors because I live in Canada. Recently, the tree has had trouble keeping its leaves. The leaves tend to turn black and fall off. It is in a 20-inch diameter pot and has started to fall over. I just noticed that the top of the tree is brown and the trunk can be indented by pushing on it. It looks like it is dying. The tree does have one branch that is green. Is it possible to save it?


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