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Re: Silver Saw Palmetto


PHEW! That makes me feel lots better. Thanks for the info. Mine a really
small so I'm sure it will be a long time before they look really good. I do
plan to keep them irrigated as that seems to speed along palm growth around
here.

Andrea H
Beaufort, SC
Zone 8b

----- Original Message -----
From: "Island Jim" <jsinger@igc.org>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Thursday, April 24, 2003 4:59 AM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Silver Saw Palmetto


> i think they will probably do all right for you, andrea, although i think
i
> would plant them in a protected spot. they're indigenous to florida's east
> coast and thrive a good ways north of the everglades. there are acres of
> them growing wild as far north as canaveral. they sure are pretty when
they
> get big enough for the color to fully develop.
>
> At 08:46 PM 4/23/03 -0400, you wrote:
> >Jim-maybe you can give me some info on this. I bought 2 Silver Saw
Palmettos
> >this weekend after the nursery owner assured me that they would be hardy
here.
> >Then I looked them up and found that they grow in the everglades and can
take
> >cold down to 20 degrees. Occasionally, RARELY, it might get down to 19-17
> >degrees for brief periods of time. Do you think I can keep these guys
outside
> >or suck it up and keep them in pots? I'm bummed because I really wanted
them
> >outside. They are very cool and although small I know palms will grow at
a
> >decent rate under irrigations.
> >
> >
> >Andrea H
> >Beaufort, SC
> >Zone 8b
> >
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