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Re: Palm ID needed


although I don't know what I am talking about---
wasn't this the palm that was moved from a block or so
away? If it lived there, why wouldn't it live now?
OK.. maybe the transplanting issue, but not the
hardiness, right?

Donna

--- Theresa <tchessie1@sbcglobal.net> wrote:

> Yep- that is what I was thinking too (about not
> surviving).  That one is 
> planted at a new house that was built on a postage
> stamp size yard, and 
> they are asking 900K for the 2000ft house.  Amazing!
>  And, now I'm 
> pretty sure their palm tree is going to die this
> winter!  We all liked 
> the look of the palm tree, so hence the pics and
> trying to figure out if 
> it would survive.  Thanks for the info Jim.
> 
> Theresa
> 
> james singer wrote:
> 
> > I don't know. I've never seen a royal that
> small/young that I recall.  
> > There are two strains of royals--Florida and
> Cuban. The Florida royal  
> > would have a better [but still not very good]
> chance of surviving in,  
> > say, Berkeley, but I doubt very much it could
> survive Sacto winters.
> >
> > On May 13, 2006, at 11:00 AM, Theresa wrote:
> >
> >> Hey- do you think the mystery palm might be a
> Royal palm?  
> >> (Roystonea  regia)  I found a picture online that
> looks quite similar.
> >>
> >>
>
http://www.plantapalm.com/Vpe/photos/Species/roystonea_regia.htm
> >>
> >> Theresa
> >>
> >> james singer wrote:
> >>
> >>> Well, if the mystery is a kentia/sentry, it's
> cold-hardier than the  
> >>> queen; the queen will be better looking,
> however, when they grow up.
> >>>
> >>> On May 12, 2006, at 9:41 AM, Theresa wrote:
> >>>
> >>>> Thanks Jim-  As you've probably figured out,
> the friends who have  
> >>>> the transplanted palm aren't really gardeners,
> and only asked for 
> >>>> my  help after they transplanted it and were
> afraid it was dying!  
> >>>> The  other 2 palms aren't at their house, but
> they like them and 
> >>>> wanted  to buy one (but only if they could
> survive through winter 
> >>>> here).  \
> >>>> I'll plan on going over and help them cut off
> the fronds this  
> >>>> weekend from the fan palm.  Thanks for your
> help.  We'll see if it  
> >>>> survives!
> >>>>
> >>>> Theresa
> >>>>
> >>>> james singer wrote:
> >>>>
> >>>>> Yeah, the transplanted one is a
> Washingtonia--probably robusta  
> >>>>> [Mexican  fan palm], but could be filifera
> [California fan palm]; 
> >>>>> a  bit hard to  tell for sure from this far
> away. The one labeled  
> >>>>> "queen" looks like a  young queen [Syagrus
> romanzoffiana]. The  
> >>>>> mystery palm looks like a  young kentia or
> sentry palm [Howea  
> >>>>> forsteriana]. The young palms will  look a lot
> better in a couple  
> >>>>> of years. Give them lots of osmocote and 
> water.
> >>>>>
> >>>>> I think the Washingtonia is planted awfully
> close to that  
> >>>>> wall--future  problem if it survives the
> transplanting. For now,  
> >>>>> I'd cut off all of  the mature fronds; they're
> not going to come  
> >>>>> back but they will abet  transpiration stress
> as long as they 
> >>>>> have  any life in them. All the  tree needs at
> this stage is a 
> >>>>> healthy,  green crown [or bud] and lots of 
> water. That trunk is 
> >>>>> nothing but  a bundle of capillaries; digging 
> without root 
> >>>>> pruning puts a lot  of stress on that system.
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>> On May 11, 2006, at 9:48 PM, Theresa Witt
> wrote:
> >>>>>
> >>>>>> Palm ID needed
> >>>>>> Hi all- Anybody know what the mystery palm
> is? I have several 
> >>>>>> shot  of
> >>>>>> the same tree. Also, is the transplanted palm
> a Mexican fan 
> >>>>>> palm?  And
> >>>>>> what about the other one? Thanks!
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>
> http://pg.photos.yahoo.com/ph/tchessie/album?.dir=/ 
> 
> >>>>>> 43d1scd&.src=ph&.tok=phICp2EBwEM50.zi
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>
>
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> >>>>> Island Jim
> >>>>> Southwest Florida
> >>>>> 27.0 N, 82.4 W
> >>>>> Hardiness Zone 10
> >>>>> Heat Zone 10
> >>>>> Minimum 30 F [-1 C]
> >>>>> Maximum 100 F [38 C]
> >>>>>
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