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Old 09-23-2012, 10:04 AM   #14 (permalink)
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Default Re: Coconuts and cold tolerance

i had 2 jamacian tall,and one jamacian dwarf...for at least 10 years +...went through several cold snaps,minor frost but always gave me fruit{nuts}..i let a guy i met cut some young fronds off to make hats for a fair...worst mistake i ever made..only took 2 or 3 fronds from the middle of each palm..8 1/2 months later ALL DEAD...all three DEAD...cause???LEATHEL YELLOWING...probably transferred from the knife he used to cut the fronds...started with the first one i let him cut.then the domino effect took over and now all dead...did take samples to FSU..confirmed LEATHEL YELLOWING.. causes weakness in palm,making them more susceptible to disease and cold..sorry if i go off topic..
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