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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.
Cairns Botanic Garden
By Yunder Wækraus
After living here 5 months, finally visited the botanic garden
How To Get An Adrenaline Rush
Step 1: Walk into room.
Step 2: Look in bags with palm seeds.
Step 3: See the little spear coming up.
I love seeing these! They are Medjool Date Palms, basic but always fun to grow from seed!
Growing in the Rain
TS Alberto is scheduled to wash out Memorial Day weekend here and so far has. The past 10 days have been exceptionally rainy here so my palms and other plants have shifted to growing overdrive. I can't work outdoors during frequent downpours. Yesterday when the rain briefly cut back to a drizzle I grabbed my camera to record the start of an explosion of growth.
First off, photos my three Latania species:
Lantania loddigesii (blue, left) and L. lontaroides (red, right)
Latania verschaffeltii - yellow Latan
Views of plantings on the east side of our Garden Lot
Could This Hurt a Coconut?
This may be a stupid question, but it was raining here for a long time and a mushroom is growing out of the actual coconut on my coconut palm, I have pulled it out but I am wondering if this could hurt the palm or if there is a root problem or anything like that. Or is this completely normal if it has been rained on for multiple days straight?