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Reminder to Keep Your Fan Palms Trimmed

Fan palms are beautiful, but the drying fronds that drape down the trunk can easily ignite in a wildfire and spread embers throughout the neighborhood.

Sure, your fan palm is beautiful with its layers of drying fronds draping down the trunk. But those dried fronds ignite easily in a wildfire and spread flying embers throughout the neighborhood. Let the unprecedented fires raging through our state right now serve as a reminder to keep your fan palms trimmed up and protected from fire. You might just save your house, or your neighbor’s.