The Board of Directors of the Port Authority of the Balearic Islands (APB) has agreed to grant the company Poon Hill SL.
The replacement of 20 palm trees showing signs of structural risk has begun this week in the Port of Palma. the Port Authority of the Balearic Islands (APB) thus guarantees, as far as possible, their stability. Several types of operations will be carried out: the uprooting of an existing palm tree and its subsequent replanting with the repair of the pavement, if necessary.
The improvement project has been awarded to the Parkinsonia company for a value of 47,168 euros and it is expected to last six months.
Due to a study on the palm tree management of the port of Palma, the points requiring intervention were identified, that focused on the gardens of the Longa dock and the Poniente dock and the breakwater path.
Within the area of the Port of Palma’s public domain, the APB is responsible for just over half a thousand palm trees: 282 date palms, 58 Canary Island palms and 179 Washington palms. There are also European fan palm and the Chusan palm spread over various green areas with trees and other plants that form the landscaped areas.