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Mulch for palms. Generally any mulch consisting of organic material is good. Often organic mulch from palm parts is stringy and not as esthetically pleasing as pine straw, pine bark or wood chips. My favorite mulch is that produced by tree service chippers especially that of pine trees and broad leaf trees.
It includes twigs, leaves, branches, bark and wood all homogenized in a nice mix. Apr 16, the 'cypress mulch' you may have seen that not died red that looks like scrap wood is probably mulch wood shavings and scrap from a saw mill nearby.
I have seen this advertised in north florida before from saw mills. usually cheaper tan the bagged comercial grade stuuff that is died colors.
edit- spelling. Edited April 13, by FRITO. Jun 14, Cypress garden mulch is an organic mulch made from pond cypress trees (Taxodium distichum var. nutans) and bald cypress trees (Taxodium distichum). The trees are ground into chips or shredded. Using Cypress Garden Mulch. Cypress garden mulch is generally less expensive than many other organic mulches, and adds nutrients to the soil as it decomposes. Palm trunk mulch is a lot like soggy shredded cardboard, but it's a mulch.
It's a very soft tree. Unless you have a really great chipper-shredder, the fronds are too tough to shred. The strings wrap around the blades and it strangles. Eucalyptus? I've used lots of it as a mulch and had no bushnotch.barg: tan cypress.
May 13, Spread mulch in a 4–5 feet (– m) diameter around the tree. Lay down a thin layer of mulch around the tree. The mulch should not touch the tree itself. Leave 1–2 inches (– cm) of space between the base of the tree and the mulch. You can lay mulch up to an 8 feet ( m) diameter before it stops being bushnotch.bar: K. In fact, all our cypress mulch is the result of waste products from cypress sawmills around the area.
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