By Tracy S
The Palm Beach Palm and Cycad Society is hosting a one day sale. There are 9 vendors with a wide range of palms and cycads. Many are rare and lots are very cool. Join us for the sale if you can.
Saturday October 12th 9am to 4pm
Mounts Botanical Garden
531 N Military Trail
Weat Palm Beach Florida
An Unflinching Look, a documentary photo series by Benjamin Dimmitt, is set in Florida and focuses its gaze on rising sea levels. Dimmitt has been photographing in the Chassahowitzka National Wildlife Refuge north of Tampa since 2004, after an initial visit more than 30 years ago. https://www.thisiscolossal.com/2019/10/an-unflinching-look/
My Needle Palm went from smaller fronds to big fronds over the summer, look at the size of them, and they'll get much bigger! I had to hold the camera way up to get the whole frond in the picture!
I potted these sabals about a month ago and they don't seem to be doing too well. I ordered all three of them online from a palm nursery in Florida and they did arrive with a few wilting/discolored fronds. What worries me is that there has been little to no improvement in their condition since. I water them once every 1-2 days, make sure they get plenty of sun, and I potted them in well draining, palm specific soil. I'm not sure what I'm doing wrong but any tips would be greatly appreciated. (BTW: I plan to overwinter them inside in pots and then plant them in the ground next spring if they're still alive)
Here's a few pictures of them: