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Hard to believe this is a z9b area
Posted by PJ Lake Nona FL on 7/7/2017, 7:39 pm
Edited by PJ Lake Nona FL on 7/7/2017, 7:41 pm
This coconut is a mile down the road from me, about 2 miles from Orlando International Airport. I spoke with a nursery owner who knows the guy. He said he did protect it a few nights in 2010 (my understanding that was a pretty cold winter around here). This home is lakefront and on the SE side of an 1800 acre lake so it does get a bump due to microclimate.
I'd like to know the young palm they just planted. Any ideas? They also have 2 huge, healthy bottle palms at the front of the driveway.
Enjoying life in Orlando, FL (z9b)
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