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what about those palm wraps?

Post by oppalm » Wed Sep 30, 2015 8:27 am

anybody care to discuss their experience with wrapping larger palm trees during winter. I think last year a number of people experimented with wrapping your trees like a burrito. How did everything turn out and what will you do differently this year? I have a trachy fortunei that's 10 foot tall (with fronds straight up) and I need to think about alternative protection methods this year. THANKS in advance.


Kent in Kansas
where it's cold in winter (always)
and hot in summer (usually)
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Post by Beny » Mon Oct 19, 2015 4:42 pm

Hi, i posted a few post regarding wrapping in the last 2 years. It works well but this year i will put the arbotex between the heat tape and palm cause it burned few leaves last winter. In a normal winter,i don t have this problem. But last winter was horrible :)...You can see more info on my Youtube channel Under expressiontropicale. And check my last post, it was last spring. Im to busy during the summer to post update. I will start to protect palms at my home and at my Customer in 3-4 weeks. I will post pics and videos.

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Post by Beny » Mon Oct 19, 2015 4:45 pm

Check that video from a guy in Tcheck republic near Prague protecting Trachy with the wrapping method :)....

https://youtu.be/vyQ_FUyYMOI

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Post by oppalm » Wed Oct 21, 2015 6:17 pm

thanks Beny for the information. I look forward to your posts and videos in the coming weeks.
Kent in Kansas
where it's cold in winter (always)
and hot in summer (usually)
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