What is the growth rate of a mature Chammy?

Rob S
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Re: What is the growth rate of a mature Chammy?

Post by Rob S » Tue Apr 01, 2014 8:49 pm

multim wrote:
One of mine has also been planted out for around 20 years, was a small specimen with no trunk but has now around 5 feet of trunk! I have another that was planted out around 10 years ago already with about 3 feet of trunk now has between 6-7 feet of trunk, both in full sun so take from that what you will![/quote]


Nothing really to add apart from 5 feet of trunk in 20 years is normal whilst 4 feet in 10 years is extraordinary!
How about some images of this monster?[/quote]


Actually it may have been a little longer than 10 years, may have been 12-14, hard to remember exactly!


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What is the growth rate of a mature Chammy?

Post by JamesFrond » Wed Jul 04, 2018 8:40 pm

My mature multi trunk chamaerops humilis has put out between 6-7 fronds per trunk this year so far,it's very quick


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What is the growth rate of a mature Chammy?

Post by simpleton2 » Thu Jul 12, 2018 6:05 am

I wonder if cutting the side shoots encourages the main trunk of the plant to grow faster ?


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What is the growth rate of a mature Chammy?

Post by chainsaw kid » Sat Aug 04, 2018 6:38 am

simpleton2 wrote:
Thu Jul 12, 2018 6:05 am
I wonder if cutting the side shoots encourages the main trunk of the plant to grow faster ?
Bound to, all the energy will go to one growing point. icon_thumright
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What is the growth rate of a mature Chammy?

Post by DiCasS » Sat Aug 04, 2018 8:58 pm

Trouble is, if you take the side shoots off and we have really low temperatures again, then you have no plant, but leaving the side shoots on, at least one or more will likely survive, so all is not lost.

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