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Dypsis psammophila


MattyB

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Dypsis psammophila

4 stems, 5 gallon size plant, 3 foot tall overall, planted next to a 5 foot wood fence.

24.1F, no frost, covered w/ a sheet.

No apparent damage

Matt Bradford

"Manambe Lavaka"

Spring Valley, CA (8.5 miles inland from San Diego Bay)

10B on the hill (635 ft. elevation)

9B in the canyon (520 ft. elevation)

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Some damage, but not bad.  It's a fiver like yours, bit on the small side.

dave

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Have a 1 tall plant that is not growing for some reason... about 5 years old.  Makes weird leaves.  But alive non-the-less.  Planted 6" from Dypsis baronii which is totally fried to a crisp, and not a burnt leaf on the psamophila.  Hmmm  27F was the exposure, for about 5+ hours.

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Update:

12-18" tall specimen, fully exposed, four nights of night-long 28-29 F (-1 c) temps, about 50% leaf damage.

dave

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