Posts Tagged ‘palm trees’

Growing Palms in Georgia – June 9, 2010

Growing Palms in Georgia Wednesday, June 9 Rockdale Extension Office, 1400 Parker Road, Lobby B 6:30-8pm cost $3.00 RSVP to (770)278-7373 by June 7 Dr. Gary Wade, UGA Horticulture Specialist, will be joining us for an evening educational presentation on...

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Pony Tail Palm – Offshoots

Q: I have a ponytail palm that is about 35 years old. Recently, it developed rather large sprout on the side of the trunk, should I cut it off or just leave it alone? A: My research suggests that sprouts...

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Palm Trees in Georgia

Q: I have noticed palm trees planted around lake homes and hotels in my area. I want to have a tropical garden around my screened porch. What palms are they using? Bob Marley, Clayton county A: Needle palm, Rhapidophyllum hystrix...

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Palm Trees – Types in Georgia

Q: I have noticed palm trees planted around lake homes and hotels in my area. I want to have a tropical garden around my screened porch. What palms are they using? A: Needle palm, Rhapidophyllum hystrix and windmill palm, Trachycarpus...

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Ponytail Palm – Propagating

Q: I have a ponytail palm that has a couple of “pups” at the bottom. There’s one on the bulb and one shooting off of the main stem of the plant. How do I propagate these into new plants? A:...

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Palm Trees – Fertilizing

Q: Can you tell me where to find fertilizer for a Windmill Palm I’ve had for 10 years, or what to use as a substitute? I have had to remove fronds 5 feet up already and most of the tips...

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