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I have a Sabal Palmetto 15 years in the ground. A Palmetto. Not a Minor (though I have a few of those too). The Palmetto has no trunk at all after a decade and a half of life. My two same-age Minors are much larger than the Palmetto. I believe the Palmetto was permanently stunted by too many near-fatal winters. But, on the positive side, it IS alive & green. So there's that.
Amazing what you've done with the Washy!
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
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