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I have a 14' and a 10' overall Acrocomia. Will trade for other cold hardy palm.http://100_0892.jpg100_0901.jpg

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Wallace - you should use a nylon strap (choker) around the stem, not chain. huh.gif

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thanks for the advice I tried a choker and the needles stuck in it and broke off or pulled out of the boot, with the chain there was no damage except to me. 100_0911.jpg100_0914.jpg100_0911.jpg

thanks again

Wallace

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Wallace -

Didn't think about the thorns with the nylon strap issue. I love this palm once the leaf bases give up their hold.

Mine has flowered the last two years but has been aborting the fruit.

Hope someone steps forward and trades for your well grown Acrocomia.

Best regards, smilie.gif

Ron.

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Would like to have that thing for Halloween......it looks evil :evil:

What do you reckon something like that would sell for?

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Looks great! I'd love to grow one...but "cold hardy" in 9b-10a isn't necessarily hardy in 8b-9a, especially after last January. Has anybody successfully grown these in N. Florida-S. Georgia? I would definitely like to try, if it is reasonable.

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Looks great! I'd love to grow one...but "cold hardy" in 9b-10a isn't necessarily hardy in 8b-9a, especially after last January. Has anybody successfully grown these in N. Florida-S. Georgia? I would definitely like to try, if it is reasonable.

I am not sure abot your zone. I have several and they didn't suffer any burn this past winter. Maybe someone on the other forum would know.

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I have 3 up in Jax one from PR seeds one from Matto grosso du sul seeds and one from mexican seeds

they are harddy to 9a ---- plants were lost in 89 freeze but this was 16 f.

Hope this helps

Ed Brown

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Looks great! I'd love to grow one...but "cold hardy" in 9b-10a isn't necessarily hardy in 8b-9a, especially after last January. Has anybody successfully grown these in N. Florida-S. Georgia? I would definitely like to try, if it is reasonable.

The Southeastern Palm Society has one planted at the Bamboo Farm in Savannah. If you are on one of the islands you probably are a half zone milder than the Bamboo farm. I think it would be worth it to give it a try. Take a look at the first picture in the link.

http://members3.boardhost.com/HardyPalm/msg/1286841429.html

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Looks great! I'd love to grow one...but "cold hardy" in 9b-10a isn't necessarily hardy in 8b-9a, especially after last January. Has anybody successfully grown these in N. Florida-S. Georgia? I would definitely like to try, if it is reasonable.

Hello, I have two of these palms for sale or trade. The smallest is 10' oa and the larger one is 14' oa. $50.00 per/foot oa. Picked up here at my nursery in Bartow Florida. PM me if you are interested.

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