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Re: Sabal sp. Tamaulipas
If my Palmetto was old enough to seed, I'd send you some. I planted it as a bareroot seedling in 2007 in my south-facing back yard up close to my house. Aside from overturned trashcans over it in winter, and thick winter mulching, it's received no additional protection. It's become stunted over the years, morphing into a weird costa-palmate Sabal Minor. But... It's very much alive after a dozen northern Delaware winters and exposure to low single digits.
By the way, the seed source for this palmetto is from a tree in Port Orange, Florida, so, go figure!
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
Favorite Palms: Species: Phoenix Canariensis / Genus: Sabal