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Re: Ace Bandage
Posted by Jim Wilmington DE 7a
on 5/14/2018, 12:10 pm, in reply to "Re: Ace Bandage
>> Iíve seen my Needle flatten out in as little as an inch of snow, I donít mind the oldest fronds snapping, but its normally the newer ones that do. <<
Been there / done that.
Use the Ace bandages method and all you'll have to worry about is the cold. And don't be afraid to cinch the bandages up nice and tight. When you release the fronds in the spring, they will will immediately go back to looking like they were in November.
Jim, Wilmington, DE, 7a
Last 30 Years Avg. Winter Low: 7.50F
Last 20 Years Avg. Winter Low: 8.35F
Last 10 Years Avg. Winter Low: 8.40F
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