Stop Queen Palm fruit and seed pods from growing

Queen Palms are no doubt a great addition to your back yard oasis and are easy to maintain if you do a few things.

Queen Palm >> Stop fruit and stop seed pods from growing

How to stop a queen palm from producing fruit and seeds.


  • Why stop or prevent the queen palm seed pods and fruit from growing?
  • Stop fruit and stop seed pods should be part of maintaining your queen palm.
  • The seed pods and fruit drop to the floor and leave a mess.
  • The seeds and fruit from the queen palm can stain concrete.
  • The seeds and fruit from the queen palm can ruin the grass under and near by the queen palm.
  • The seeds and fruit production of the queen palm uses nutrients that the queen palm tree could use for the over health of the tree.
  • It is recommended for improved health to remove the seed pods and fruit from the queen palm.
  • Stop fruit and stopping seed pods will allow you to fertilize less because the nutrients will stay with the tree.


  • Cut off the flower of the queen palm as soon as you see it and it will stop the trigger of the fruit and seed pod growth.
  • No flowers equates to no seed pods.
  • No flowers means no fruit production.
  • The flowers of the queen palm grow yearly in the spring.
  • For the queen palm, no flowers means no fruit or seeds resulting in no mess.


  • Pruning saw with pole extention
  • Ladder, A-frame or extention
  • Someone to hold the ladder
  • Eye protection


  • Queen palms can become quit tall so be careful on a ladder.
  • Queen palm flowers can be heavy so be careful when they fall after you cut them.

It is one of those easy things to do to make life easy.
Queen Palm Care, Maintenance, and Pruning

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5 Responses to Stop Queen Palm fruit and seed pods from growing

  1. Jocuri says:

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  2. SuperSonic says:

    Interesante, no va a continuar con este artнculo?


  3. jim saunders says:

    is it ok to cut off the seed pod at anytime. I live in northeast florida and it is now January and fairly cold. 40 to 55 degrees.. I have a fairly large one I would like to get rid of.

  4. admin says:

    Yes, as soon as it looks about to open and or fully grown, cut it off.

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