Tag Archive: Palms

Palms Can Suffer in the Cold

While palms may survive, or even thrive, for years in climates cooler than those to which they are native, eventually they will experience temperatures cold enough to cause injury. Here in Northwest Florida, it was January 2014.  Unfortunately, much of the damage was not evident until the summer of 2015.  The palms held on with …

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Did the Freeze Kill My Palms?

The freezing rain last week across the panhandle left icicles hanging from street signs, rooftops, trees, shrubs and palms. Many people now wonder if their palms will survive the assault of the hard freeze. The chance of survival depends on the following factors: the most important consideration is the species of palm; a few of …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/02/04/did-the-freeze-kill-my-palms/