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cordylines and cool summers
Posted by George in Bandon Oregon on 5/24/2017, 12:38 pm, in reply to "Re: "Cabbage palms" in Plockton, Scotland"
apparently these "palms" have no need of hot summers to do well as they grow well here on the Oregon coast where a "warm" day would be around 70f. OTOH, they can tolerate hot summers as well if their roots have access to moisture.
the upper southern oregon coast
USDA zone 9a (Sunset zone 5)
DRY cool summers and WET cool winters
grow eucalyptus, banksias, telopeas, grevilleas, bottlebrush, mexican pines and oaks