Question about my palm tree
I believe I have a California Palm. I have two in my back yard, here in Marina CA. The soil is very sandy.
My Dad told me last year if I did not water them they would die. Of course we are in a drought. The tree I am concerned about has always been taller. The fronds appear to be smaller than my other healthier palm, ( I am attaching photos of both for reference)
I bought a palm fertilizer stake product at Home Depot and hammered stakes in about 2' from the base about 8 weeks ago. I have noticed in the last several months that this tree was not very happy... I do not want to lose it and want to be proactive before it is too late. I have them both skinned once a year. Any thoughts would be greatly appreciated. I have a soaker line wrapped around the base of each tree (and all my other plants too) I run it about once a week for an hour, is that too much?
The first photo is the healthy palm