Trachycarpus watering

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Trachycarpus watering

Post by JamesFrond » Thu Jul 05, 2018 1:45 pm

In this heatwave I'm not sure how much water per watering can and how often a week would you water both potted Trachycarpus and Trachycarpus in the ground,please help.


Trachycarpus watering

Post by Blairs » Sat Jul 07, 2018 3:43 pm

Potted ones should never be left to dry out. Those in the ground will do better but still need a good soak. A weekly feed and soaking when dry to the finger is a good approach.

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Trachycarpus watering

Post by Chez2 » Sun Jul 08, 2018 1:35 pm

I've had a Trachycarpus in at the back of our house for around fifteen years. Once it settled in I never watered it and I only started feeding ti last year. Its in a very sunny location, full sun, no shade in a windy location. It gets a lot of reflected heat of the back of then house and its in well drained soil. It was a tiddler when planted but its now reaching the first floor.

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Post by tatter » Sun Jul 08, 2018 4:02 pm

it would also depend on when planted .Newly planted ones(this year)will need more watering than an established one.
As for potted ones depends on location some may need watering twice a day if in sunny area.How big is the watering can
I assume at least 7 litres.
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