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windmill palms not growing


palm789

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This spring i noticed my windmill palms are not growing much and are extremely slow,could this be true?

 i think its because its not warm enough?the hi is 11c to 12c and lo is around 8 to 9c,am i right is it because of the day and night temps or is it because i planted one a few weeks ago and other one in ground over a year both not established yet,i have not fertalized both yet either but if i would to then would it help them speed up?

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Wait for the rest of the world to wake up man! :lol::lol::lol:

It’s cold there! Leave them alone and give it time. They will be fine. Trachys should do well in your climate so when in doubt, just leave them be. The most damage my palms have ever taken is when I mess with them.

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Ben Rogers

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At those temps even my fast growing ones have barely noticeable growth.  On top of that I find that there is huge difference between individual palms and their siting.  I have ones in the ground for 2 years that have pushed one maybe two fronds, whereas I have others that have been totally unphased by planting and put out that many fronds in a month.  Give them time.

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Time and patience. They may not be fully established for a year or more. And I agree with Ben: don't fret over, pick at or otherwise annoy them in an effort to jump start growth with home remedies, fertilizers, supplements, yadda yadda.

 

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Meg

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On 5/12/2019 at 9:25 AM, palm789 said:

This spring i noticed my windmill palms are not growing much and are extremely slow,could this be true?

 i think its because its not warm enough?the hi is 11c to 12c and lo is around 8 to 9c,am i right is it because of the day and night temps or is it because i planted one a few weeks ago and other one in ground over a year both not established yet,i have not fertalized both yet either but if i would to then would it help them speed up?

The strong sun and warmer temperatures during the day this week should provide a natural boost - it has been a very different May to this time last year so its not a surprise they are slow.

My own Trachys, CIDP's, Chaemerops, Washingtonia and Butia all have several spears poised to open and the slowly warming weather is starting to do its work. This time last year I also had my more tender Roebelinii and Kentia indoor palms already outside for what proved to be a very long summer. They are still inside waiting to come out when the nights also are less chilly - there isn't any year that is exactly the same in this part of the Northern Hemisphere

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