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Re: Picture from the front door ( plus 9 new pictures ) :
Edited by WSimpson NC on 9/5/2019, 1:46 pm
The Palmetto I mentioned is a Sabal palmetto . It is called a Sabal palmetto " Tifton Hardy " because someone was in Tifton Georgia after they had a record cold night of something like 0F back in the 1980's . The man noticed that all the Palmettos were damaged except for one that was in perfect condition . He grabbed some seeds off that plant and started the seeds . When those plants matured he gave away or sold the seeds so that now there is a variety known as Tifton Hardy .
I'm hoping that that plant is super hardy like that one in Tifton Georgia .
Ten year lows: 20F 5F 4F 15F 7F 8F 14F 19F 16F 16F(2022)
10 Year Average Winter Lowest Low 12.4F ; 30 Year 12.3F
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