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I bought this bare rooted windmill a couple of weeks ago and it looked great aside from a few bent fronds. I skipped one day watering and came home to it looking awful and shriveled. The center spear is still firm but all of the fronds are looking more and more dead by the day. Is this a really bad case of transplant shock? The soil and pot are well draining and I put in some slow release palm fertilizer. Thoughts? I really hope it pulls through.
PNW exotic garden 8b
By Palm crazy
Here is Dan Hinkley's garden in WA state. The garden is close to Puget Sound and is a solid 8b garden. 7 acres of garden and nursery at his home. This garden is overwhelming with rare and unusual plants. This is just one type of garden style here. Hope you enjoy the pics.
Sunquat/Lemonquat Variegated New Branch
Here is my sunquat/lemonquat that has recently added a new branch which is variegated. It showed virtually no damage after our ultimate low of 20º F this past January. I grew it from seed and the mother plant showed no variegation. Is this common? I have had other plants purchased as variegated plants (such as Chinese privet - Ligustrum sinense 'Variegata') which often has normal new growth as they tend to revert back but I've never seen the opposite before.
Chamaerops humilis var. cerifera Spring 2018
By Palm crazy
I have a total of seven chamaerops humilis var. cerifera in the garden and here they all are. This palm is one of the hardiest palms out there. All pictures were taken this week.
Do Florida Grown Palms Do Well In The Carolinas?
Since a lot of palms are grown in Florida and shipped up north, do palms grown in Florida do well in the Carolinas? For example, if a palm (let's say Butia, that has experience nothing below 30 degrees F) is shipped from Florida to somewhere like Myrtle Beach, will it end up burning in the winters?