Lauren Kurtz Professional Gardener.
Create your triangular cut at the side where the tree should fall.
To get rid of a palm tree, the best and efficient options you have are to either cut/chop it down, or dig it up. Palm trees don’t need to be treated with an herbicide to be killed.
However, there are several things to take into consideration to do it safely and legally. Step Estimated Reading Time: 8 mins. Jan 25, This is the way I did it so I didn't have to spend any money on renting or buying equipment. Dig out, Relocate and Replant a palm bushnotch.bar: bushnotch.bar Oct 01, Palm fronds (the 'limbs') shouldn't be that hard to cut down. I doubt you'll need a chain saw for that but it should work.
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Likely, you could get by with a bow saw and a. May 18, Cut them off at the base, dig into the core of what is left to make a hole and drown with vinegar, lots and lots of vinegar. Will take a bit of time, and since we are going into summer, it will go quicker than you think.
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