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Ivorhooper

Hi guys, just thought I'd show you my garden centre rescue palm.

Found this in between Christmas trees in December in the local garden centre chain store.

Cost me £2.50, so that's $3.60!

It flies! Put out two full leaves so far with two more nearly out. Will try planting out in the spring but won't survive a bad winter here without an awful lot of protection. 

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NorCalKing

It's looking pretty happy indoors atm. Maybe plant it in the ground in the plastic pot during the summer, and dig it up and store in a warm place over the winter.

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Pal Meir

You can also keep them in pots for many years as I did; here a Washingtonia kept nine years in a pot:

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Josh-O

nice score!!!

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