So we live in Lake Charles, La. Recently devastated by hurricane Laura. While driving around I noticed a fairly large palmetto tree in the ditch that someone removed from their property (4ft trunk). It looks like it will transplant pretty well. I have a few questions from the experts. Does anyone have experience moving these? How much would one with a 4 ft trunk weigh? Because we would probably have to pick it up by hand to get it in the bed of the truck. ( two 30ish year old guys) 2nd question. Does it look healthy? I feel like it's in perfect shape. Haha. Well any tips and advice would be greatly. I will attach a picture. Thanks!
Hello! I have 3 washingtonia robustas growing from seeds in 1.5 gallon pots. This spring I'm going to repot them into bigger ones. So my question is. How important to them is root damage, because some of roots are sticking out from drain holes and there is no way rather that clip them off?
My 6 moths old palms and me on the picture.
I'm a newbie that found love for palms (especially Bismarck Noblis) during our island lockdown here in Aruba. I've read a lot of posts on here and tried germinating bismarck from seeds. Had luck with a few seeing that we have a constant 32º C weather. Made a setup of 16 inch pvc tubes and to my luck they started sprouting their first frond! Unfortunately I noticed today that the root protruded the bottom which is covered with a type of fabric.
My question is, should I transplant these and into what size pots can these roots be bended to fit pots? I know that Bizzies are very prone to root disturbance which is why some input on this would be highly appreciated.
Greetings from Aruba, One Happy Island in the Dutch Caribbean!
Is this normal? I noticed the oldest frond on my new Washingtonia robusta that I got from Lowes (really cheap) was dying in a weird way, it is almost like the way some diseases start in palms. But the thing is it was like this for a few weeks now, I think I am just being paranoid. Does this look normal? Maybe it was just damaged so it is dying like this? I just am hoping this doesn’t have some disease.
By Monty paws
this is my first ever post and this is my first ever palm! I bought it a month and a half ago and it was lovely and green.
fast forward 6/8 weeks it’s very unhappy. Any tips on how to revive it- if I can revive it?!
i didn’t water it much as I thought it was a desert palm. (I’m U.K. based but we didn’t have much rain.) I’ve since learnt it likes moist soil so have been watering more. Is this the correct thing to do?
desperately want to save it! Also have given it slow release fertiliser to try and help. Any tips would be greatly appreciated.