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Post by lucky1 » Mon Mar 19, 2012 7:21 am

Free at last.

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Ground was drier than popcorn, so it got a good drink.

Barb


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Post by TimMAz6 » Mon Mar 19, 2012 8:03 am

looks great Barb! I spent the whole day in the garden yesterday too. Your palm is getting to the size where you may see a bloom.........did you see any blooms emerging?? I visited Bill Saturday afternoon and some of his Trachy's were just pushing out some bloom spikes. Bill showed interest in my potted monkey puzzle so I gave it to him......this thing was breaking my back.
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Post by hardyjim » Mon Mar 19, 2012 8:37 am

You gave that to Bill!

You know he will kill it!

Just kidding,-I wonder where he will plant it :D
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Post by lucky1 » Mon Mar 19, 2012 9:18 am

Bill's a fortunate guy to receive that beauty.
getting to the size where you may see a bloom
It bloomed last year but the pollen was wet in the shipping package, and none took.

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Saw some emerging on Coconutmike's in Montreal, no wonder because of their heat.
Mine's not starting yet.
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Post by TimMAz6 » Mon Mar 19, 2012 10:05 am

BOY, I got a short memory! Now I remember your bloom & pollen quest............. :cyclopsani:
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Post by lucky1 » Mon Mar 19, 2012 10:18 am

That's all right, Tim.

I'm still trying to figure out if mine is male or female :lol: :lol:
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Post by TimMAz6 » Mon Mar 19, 2012 11:24 am

Come-on Barb.................if your Trachy has a skirt then it's female.............if it has pants and doesn't do the laundry then its male! :D :) :albino: :rabbit: :thumbleft: :booty: :happy7: :hello1: :headbang:
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Post by lucky1 » Mon Mar 19, 2012 11:47 am

:lol: :lol:
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Post by F1aReD » Mon Mar 19, 2012 12:11 pm

That looks awesome after being overwintered, good job. Do they actually have to be a certain size to bloom? I saw some really small Waggys blooming on my trip. Maybe it was something else? I didn't get a picture.

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Post by lucky1 » Mon Mar 19, 2012 2:08 pm

Andy, thanks.

IMO it's more to do with age than size.
Kinda like puberty :lol:
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Post by Cameron_z6a_N.S. » Mon Mar 19, 2012 6:33 pm

Great work, Barb!

Tim, that's quite a gift for Bill! :lol:
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Post by oppalm » Tue Mar 20, 2012 5:07 am

very nice Barb. maybe some day my palm trees will grow up and I will have a 6 footer.
Kent in Kansas
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Post by coconutmike » Tue Mar 20, 2012 5:37 am

Hey Barb , that windmill looks great. That tree looks almost big enough to flower maybe this year or next. I wish you had more big palms in your yard I love those results
Cheers
Mike

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Post by hardyjim » Tue Mar 20, 2012 7:04 am

:D
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Post by Okanagan desert-palms » Wed Mar 21, 2012 4:35 pm

Great job Barb. It looks like yours is a male too. I`m hoping this year some of my other Trachy`s will flower and will be females. Fun time of the year when the palms are on their own again until Nov. 8)


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