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:
I just potted some sabal minor "Louisiana" seedlings I purchased online from a palm nursery in Florida. I've done some research on this variety and my plan is to overwinter them inside and then plant them in the ground next May. If any of you have had any experience with this specific palm in I would appreciate some advice/tips. Thanks
Here's a picture of them:
I have some Variegated Sabal palmetto seedlings available. These are just shy of a year old, germinated from seed that was collected from a wild specimen my boys and I stumbled upon near Weeki Wachee Springs that is displaying linear/striated variegation within the leaf segments (a rare form of variegation for Sabal palmettos from what I understand). They're currently thriving in 4.5" x 4.5" x 5" pots receiving around 5hrs of full midday sun. Seedlings currently holding 4-5 strap leafs and are 10"-12" in overall height.
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I still have ~100-200 Sabal palmetto Lisa seedlings remaining from my mother palm's pre-Hurricane Irma crop and I've decided I don't want to repot them or grow them for the next 3-4 years to discover whether they are normal or mutant. So, I've decided to clear them out to new homes. Please bear in mind that when they are gone, I'll be totally out of seeds and seedlings. My mother palm aborted her 2018 crop and didn't flower at all in 2019. Whether Hurricane Irma is to blame I have no idea, nor do I know whether she will flower in 2020.
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I collected some Sabal palmetto seeds from Virginia Beach off of an older palmetto there in July, I just now removed the dry fruits from some of the seeds, and they look kind of light. Could this just be because they were still in the fruit? They all sank in water. I am just used to the seeds being a bit darker.