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Compare & Contrast: S. Brazoria and S. Minor
Posted by Ken-Charlotte
on 12/30/2019, 9:14 am
I planted these two 1-gallon palms next to each other 20 years ago: image uploading site
Now 2 decades later, both palms are of about the same height. The Brazoria does have a defined trunk, though I have to admit that the magnitude of its trunk growth has been sluggish. Back in the late 1990’s, the Brazoria was described as “a reliably trunked palm that is hardy north of the Fall Line”. This is a true statement, but it might take another 20 years for the trunk to reach 4 feet in height!