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HAVE: have palms to be given away

Posted by michaelzz z6CT (My Page) on
Wed, Aug 11, 10 at 16:07

I am moving and have several Trachycarpus palms tht I am willing to give to the right person that can convince me that they have demonstrated caring for palms in this area before, and can provide winter protection . I have had them in the ground now for 8 years and I protect each winter and they are doing fine .... The person would have to dig them out and properly transport them .. so knowledge of how to do that is also important for me . I also have a 10' tall Queen palm that is in a 7 gallon pot that has been sunk into the ground , and is probably somwhat rooted in as well ,,,, the plants are located in Stamford Conneciticut ,,

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RE: HAVE: have palms to be given away

Hi there,
I live in Northern Mass. This sounds like something I may be into. I rebuilt an old garage into a plant house, and built an addition on to that, also for plants. I would not keep the palms outdoors, but keep them in there. How large are the plants? My plant house is 20 x 25 (not counting the addition) and has a height of about 15 feet at the peak. (I have a 8 foot Norfolk Island Pine in there, with tons of head room to spare.)
I have a Jeep Cherokee that serves the purpose of moving plants pretty well :) Let me know if this is something you'd like to talk about. What's your time frame for this?

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