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A visit to palmy Trenton

Posted by steve_nj 7-a (stevenj7a@verizon.net) on
Sat, Sep 1, 12 at 22:28

Today I visited several palmy sites in Hamilton & downtown Trenton. All were planted 7 or 8 years ago. This is behind the Hamilton Library. Trachys are in poor, gravelly soil and have been slow.
Trachycarpus & Sabal minor behind Hamilton Library

These are Sabal minor 'McCurtain' at the Human Services Bldg. There are trachys here also, but they're in dryish shade in poor soil and have been very slow.
Sabal minor 'McCurtain' @ Human Services Bldg.

There are basjoo banana , crape myrtle, palms, Choisya ternata 'Sundance', & Spiraea at the Mercer County Courthouse.
Mercer County Courthouse

Crape myrtles
Mercer County Courthouse

Trachycarpus
Trachycarpus @ Mercer County Courthouse
Trachycarpus @ Mercer County Courthouse

Sabal Sp. 'Birmingham'
Sabal sp. 'Birmingham' @ Mercer County Courthouse

These are trachys behind the Trenton War Memorial.
Trachycarpus behind the Trenton War Memorial
Trachycarpus behind the Trenton War Memorial

Young minors
Sabal minor & Trachycarpus behind the Trenton War Memorial

Behind the Statehouse
Sabal louisiana,Sabal minor & Trachycarpus behind the statehouse
Sabal minor & Trachycarpus behind the Statehouse
Trachycarpus behind the Statehouse


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RE: A visit to palmy Trenton

The courthouse looks like it ought to be in Birmingham Alabama!

Did you plant all of these, Steve? For all of the slow growth at least all the beds drain.


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RE: A visit to palmy Trenton

Everything drains quite well. Palms laugh at droughts.


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