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Re: Sabal Birmingham :
Tommy , I have never protected it except to throw some mulch high on the trunk during some of the worst cold snaps . I Don't think I protected it at last winter at all . Other Birminghams in the yard have never been protected either and they are smaller than this one . They are super hardy . I'm glad I'm finally getting one big enough to be cool looking .
I have another one that is the same age as this one but a van drove over it and stunted it about 3 years lol . It isn't protected last winter and had spear pull , but is growing well now . Another smaller one has been defoliated after several of the latest cold winters and had no spear pull but lost its fronds last winter, and the winter before , but it is growing fine now . They're tough .
Ten year lows: 12F 15F 19F 20F 5F 4F 15F 7F 8F (14F 2019)
10 Year Average Winter Lowest Low 11.9F ; 30 Year 11.7F
Profession:Trachy Defiberer and Palm Spear Puller (free estimates)