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Question about watering when transplanting large S. minor
Edited by Tommy Nashville-Miami on 7/2/2018, 2:31 pm
Posted by Tommy Nashville-Miami
on 7/2/2018, 2:30 pm
I recently had someone offer me her large needle and three large S. minor. She said the landscapers knew how to remove them. She even had them deliver them to my house. She still wanted to keep two large needles and two large minors so I was happy she didn't leave her yard palm-less. I had recommended these palms to her years ago when the blue pots were all the rage but they have overgrown her tiny yard.
Well, the landscapers dropped off stumps with no roots in the night. I'll attach pictures later. It was a horror to see. The large needle had every single possible inch of green cut from it. It was pulled out with a truck and a chain and looked like all the roots must have stayed in her yard. The needle has been a miracle. I'll attach that later.
The S. minors were left with one emerging frond each and a couple half-roots. I planted them and mulched. I have been watering them for at least 30 minutes at the bases everyday since with a low flow. It's probably been about 3 weeks. I see spears pushing but am getting a bit worried that I'm inundating them with water. Should I back off a bit? Pictures to come soon.
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