palms are more interesting than i thought

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Mr List
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palms are more interesting than i thought

Post by Mr List » Sun Jan 26, 2014 12:27 am

climbing rattan palms, aerial branching palms, subterranean branching palms...

http://www.fao.org/docrep/x0451e/x0451e03.htm

how come I have never heard of these before?

are there no even half hardy versions in these new catagories


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Re: palms are more interesting than i thought

Post by David York » Sun Jan 26, 2014 1:16 pm

There are a few half hardy rattans - Plectocomia himalayana and Calamus caryotoides are two that come to mind. There will be others too if you can do some research.

For branching palms, some of the Hyphaene species will take a fair bit of cold.
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Re: palms are more interesting than i thought

Post by GREVILLE » Sun Jan 26, 2014 11:42 pm

Have to agree with you, Ken. I've felt the same every time I bought or grew a new one ........for the past thirty years :lol:


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