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Palm Removal & Maintenance Sydney | Arbor Co Tree Services
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There is something about a good palm tree. It conjures an image of the tropics, somewhere to the north where the weather is warmer and the days are longer. 


But it isn’t all sunshine and rainbows. Palms require quite a bit of specialist knowledge in order for them to look good in your garden. After all, the structure of the trunk differs from every other tree. There are no limbs or boughs, so it is imperative that an expert looks after when and how the top begins to grow. There are two main activities which will require an arborist.


1. Palm maintenance:

This involves the removal of dead fronds to increase the height of the canopy. A palm is unique in that all new leaves start out from the crown of the plant. As new fronds begin to grow, it can push the older ones down, causing the canopy to stoop and lower. This means less light, and less space. An expert in palm maintenance will know precisely which fronds to remove to relieve the plant of excess weight. The right trim in the right place can cause a palm to stand to new heights. But be careful; Palm maintenance is a fine art, and an amateur can easily cause the entire plant to become unbalanced. The best case scenario: The plant looks asymmetrical for a few months. The worst case: The entire plant might need to be removed.


It is also important to remove the fruit and seed pods that can attract pests. A palm tree is beautiful. But you don’t want to live with rats, weevils or fruit flies living just outside your window. The occasional once over from a trained arborist can make this problem disappear.


2. Palm removal

Just as maintenance requires an expert hand, so does the removal. Palm trees have a unique root structure that makes them more complex than other trees. They often extend far underground beyond the narrow trunk of the tree. If you fail to remove this properly, you might find growth emerging where you don’t want a tree. Additionally, palm removal is tricky because the tissue of the trunk at ground level is much thicker than other plants, which means you can’t get through it with conventional tools. Specialised equipment must be used by experts with specialised knowledge in order to safely conduct a palm removal. With over fifteen years experience, Arbor Co. can safely remove any palm stump on your property, in a timely and safe manner.


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"I have had the pleasure of dealing with Harrison on numerous occasions in the past 12 months. His communication is great and they turn up when they say they will. Every job has been completed professionally by his team, with little to no debris left over. I cannot recommend them highly enough." - Adrian

"Very good service, came on time and did an excellent job cutting back trees and making the garden neat again. I highly recommend Harrison and his team." - Alex

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