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Naturalized Palm Hot Spot, Florida
I found this area in Florida and there are all kinds of naturalized palms growing in this wooded area, I don't know if it used to be a palm farm or something but it is interesting to look around in on Google Maps.
Are These Wild (Naturalized) Coconuts?
I found these on Google Maps just south of Jupiter Island, are these ntuarally growing washed up coconuts? I think they really look cool.
Trachycarpus in Lakeland
Apparently, you can grow a healthy trachycarpus here in Lakeland. I stopped by the McDonald's at the intersection of Edgewood Ave. and South Florida Ave. today and noticed a very healthy trachycarpus. Given past results here in median plantings, I wondered how old it was. Apparently, this palm has been here since at least May of 2011. That's 7 solid years of growth. Here it is today:
Here is a picture from Google street view in 2011:
Sanford royal palms off I-4 update
By Jason-Palm king
The royals here in sanford at the RV place off I-4 took some damage this past winter but I see green in them so they should recover well
Last cool morning for "cool season". Mild winter for South Florida. Ongoing drought by South Florida standards. Heat, oppressive humidity and tropical conditions in store until the end of October. At least the palms will love it. Happy growing.