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Palm staking

Appropriate staking is shown to the left. Stakes should be removed within about one year after planting when roots can support the palm. However, there is too much soil over the root ball in this photo. This should be removed before leaving the job site. The top-most roots should be visible at the surface of the root ball.

metal strapping
Metal strapping should secure the vertical 2x4s to the trunk. Enough 2x4s should be used to keep the prevent the metal from damaging the trunk.