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2017 Digital Newsletters

  • January 2017
    • FEATURED THIS MONTH: Syagrus schizophylla by Charlie Beck
    • PHOTOS: 2016 Holiday Party Fun (submitted by Elise Moloney)
    • PHOTOS: January Aution Palms
    • ARTICLE: Nature Notes - Palm Leaf Skeletonizer by Charlie Beck
  • February 2017
    • ARTICLE: Montgomery Botanical Center Tour, January 2017 by Charlie Beck
    • PHOTOS: Allagoptera caudescens, Attalea crassispatha, Bactris major, Butia eriospatha, Borassus madagascariensis, Carpentaria acuminata, Coccothrinax alta, Coccothrinax borhidiana, Copernicia baileyana, Copernicia prunifera & Copernicia alba, Copernicia berteroana, Copernicia prunifera, Copernicia tectorum, Copernicia ekmanii, Corypha utan, Corypha taliera, Hemithrinax ekmaniana, Hyphaene coriacea, Howea forsteriana, Hyphaene coriacea, Hyphaene petersiana, Livistona mariae, Livistona speciosa, Livistona nasmophila, Nypa fruiticans, Medemia argun, Nypa fruiticans, Nypa fruiticans, Oncosperma tigillarium, Phoenix dactylifera (iberica), Phoenix paludosa, Pritchardia hillebrandii, Pseudophoenix vinifera, Raphia australis, Pseudophoenix vinifera, Ravenea xerophila, Sabal bermudana, Sabal causiarum, Schippia concolor, Syagrus amara, Syagrus botryophora, Syagrus cearensis, Syagrus kellyana, Syagrus stenopetala, Syagrus vermicularis, Syagrus vermicularis inflorescence, Tahina spectabilis, Washingtonia filifera, Trithrinax brasiliensis.
  • March 2017
    • FEATURED THIS MONTH: Saribus rotundifolius by Charlie Beck
    • ARTICLE: South Florida Palm Society Garden Tour by Charlie Beck
    • PHOTOS: Copernicia macroglossa, Licuala ramsayi, Licuala peltata var. 'sumawongii', Licuala ramsayi, Licuala grandis, Macrozamia moorei, Coccothrinax borhidiana, Rhapis multifida, Ceratozamia mexicana, Encephalartos villosus, Encephalartos villosus, Livistona carinensis, Sabal uresana, Cyphophoenix nucele, Copernicia fallaensis, Syagrus sancona, Copernicia baileyana, Baobab Tree, Archontophoenix purpurea.
  • April 2017
    • FEATURED THIS MONTH: Astrocaryum alatum by Charlie Beck
    • ARTICLE: Ancient Serenoa repens by Charlie Beck
    • ARTICLE: Deerfield Beach Arboretum Garden Tour by Charlie Beck
    • PHOTOS: Burretiokentia hapala, Sabal sp, ‘riverside', Sabal sp. 'Lisa', Dwarf Dypsis lutescens, Cyrtostachys hybrid, Areca vestiaria, Corypha umbraculifera, Dypsis decaryi x leptocheilos, Pritchardia vuylstekeana, Howea forsteriana, Copernicia glabrescens, Pinanga coronata, Rhopaloblaste ceramicaCopernicia glabrescens, Pinanga coronata, Rhopaloblaste ceramica.
  • May 2017
    • FEATURED THIS MONTH: Phoenix rupicola Cliff Date Palm by Charlie Beck
    • ARTICLE: Palm Society March Garden Tour by Charlie Beck
    • PHOTOS: Hyophorbe verschaffeltii x indica, Butia odorata, Copernicia alba, Hyophorbe lagenicaulis, Latania lontaroides, Astrocaryum alatum, Cocos nucifera”Maypan”, Syagrus schizophylla, Dypsis cabadae, Elaeis guineensis, Copernicia baileyana, Roystonea regia, Phoenix reclinata, Dioon spinulosum, Chamaerops humilis, Acoelorraphe wrightii, Arenga hookeriana, Dypsis lastelliana, Bowenia spectabilis, Livistona chinensis, Copernicia berteroana hybrid, Copernicia prunifera, Phoenix sylvestris, Livistona australis, Kerriodoxa elegans, Livistona benthamii, Livistona decora, Livistona saribus, Latania lontaroides, Sabal mauritiiformis, Chambeyronia macrocarpa, Dypsis carlsmithii, Livistona jenkinsiana, Dioon merolae.
    • ANNOUNCEMENT: Palm Beach Palm & Cycad Society May Garden Tour
    • ANNOUNCEMENT: This Month's Auction Plants
    • PHOTOS: Chambeyronia macrocarpa var hookeri, Dypsis lanceolata, Dypsis lanceolata, Licuala sallehana.
  • June 2017
    • FEATURED THIS MONTH: Licuala grandis by Charlie Beck
    • PHOTOS: Ravenea dransfieldii, Verschaffeltia splendida
    • PHOTOS: Encephalartos whitelockii, Encephalartos concinnus, Microcycas calocoma, Cycas panzhihuaensis, Thrinax excelsa, Cycas pectinata, Encephalartos ituriensis, Coccothrinax montana, Coccothrinax montana, Areca montana, Encephalartos dolomiticus, Coccothrinax alexandri, Coccothrinax borhidiana, Coccothrinax crinita, Copernicia fallaensis.
  • July 2017
    • Palm Nutritional Deficiency Correction and Antagonistic Nutritional Relationships by Charlie Beck
    • PHOTOS:
      • Roystonea regia showing effect of using high Nitrogen fertilizer. Potassium deficiency first shows in old fronds.
      • Roystonea regia Late stage Potassium deficiency is often confused with Manganese deficiency (Frizzle Top)
      • Phoenix roebelenii showing effect of using high Nitrogen fertilizer. Manganese deficiency first shows in new fronds.
      • Copernicia baileyana in the Beck Garden displaying symptoms of Potassium deficiency Picture taken June 2014
      • Copernicia baileyana same palm (shown on left) 3 years later after supplemental applications of Sulfate Potash Magnesia
      • Bismarckia nobilis seems content growing beside declining Roystonea regia
    • PHOTOS: Ganoderma Butt Rot Comparison
    • BOOK ANNOUNCEMENT: Two Books Available for Free Download:
      Dr. Larry Noblick, Palm Biologist at The Montgomery Botanical Center
  • August 2017
    • FEATURED THIS MONTH: Aiphanes minima by Charlie Beck
    • ARTICLE: Growing Cyrtostachys renda in Palm Beach County (PBC) by Charlie Beck
    • ARTICLE: Palm Identification Label Wire by Charlie Beck
  • September 2017
    • FEATURED THIS MONTH: Hydriastele costata by Charlie Beck
    • ARTICLE: Hydriastele costata (formerly Gulubia costata) – a Handsome Palm for the Warm Subtropics by Chris Migliaccio
    • ANNOUNCEMENT: Save the Dates:
      Annual Palm Beach Palm & Cycad Society Fall Sale At Mounts Botanical Garden (Open to the Public) and Palm Beach Palm & Cycad Society Annual Member Picnic (Sorry - Members Only)
  • October 2017
    • Due to Hurricane Irma recovery efforts, Palm Beach Palm & Cycad Society will not publish a newsletter for the month of October 2017.
  • November 2017
    • PHOTOS: 2017 Holiday Give Away Palms, Allogoptera caudescens (formally Polyandrococos caudescens), Beccariophoenix madagascariensis, Archontophoenix purpurea, Burretiokentia vieillardii, Calyptrocalyx hollrungii, Caryota obtusa (formerly C. gigas), Chamaedorea arenbergiana, Chamaedorea ernesti-augusti, Dypsis robusta, Dypsis carlsmithii, Dypsis ampasindavae, Dypsis sp. “Mayotte Island”, Kentiopsis oliviformis, Kerriodoxa elegans, Hyophorbe indica, Pinanga philippinensis, Pritchardia hillebrandii, Ravenea sambiranensis, Syagrus sancona,
    • ARTICLE: Aftermath of Hurricane Irma
    • EDITOR'S NOTE: Request for Our Reader's Favorite Palms
      If you could plant only a single species of palm around your home and your garden area was 2 acres in size, which palm would you plant?
      Please email you’re your response to the address shown below by November 20, 2017.
  • December 2017
    • FEATURED THIS MONTH: Pritchardia pacifica by Charlie Beck
    • ARTICLE: Palms & Global Warming by John Kennedy
    • Favorite Palms
      • Cyrtostachys renda by Ruth Lynch
      • Allagoptera arenaria by John Kennedy
      • Copernicia species:- C. baileyana , C. fallaensis, & C. gigas, Neoveitchia storckii, Hydriastele costata, by Charlie Beck
    • ARTICLE: South Florida Palm Society 2017 Spring Garden Tour by Charlie Beck
    • PHOTOS: Borassus aethiopum, Livistona rigida, Pseudophoenix vinifera, Syagrus coronata, Caryota zebrina, Heterospathe intermedia, Pritchardia kaalea, Pritchardia napaliensis, Cocos nucifera - Fiji Dwarf, Areca vestiaria, Areca catechu - Dwarf, Copernicia fallaensis, Johannesteijsmannia altifrons, Copernicia yarey, Copernicia gigas, Pritchardia thurstonii, Pritchardia mitiaroana, Pritchardia hillebrandii, Copernicia baileyana, Copernicia rigida, Copernicia glabrescens, Copernicia yarey, Coccothrinax borhidiana, Copernicia species, Basselinia pancheri, Kentiopsis piersoniorum.

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