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The Bird Lady

My Trachycarpus has flowered - what do I do with the stems now that all the flowers have gone, should I cut them off?

addict

Yes and any leaves that look battered as well. You slowly cut the leaves up the trunk each year so you end up with a nice full head at the top.

The Bird Lady

yes, I've been trimming the leaves but this is the first year it's flowered.

addict

They look amazing don't they. Planted one 15 years ago that was little more than a foot high. Is now a good 20

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