Torquay Palms

Is it possible to take cuttings from Torquay Palms?   I lost both my palms in the harsh winter but now have a total of 15 growing from the base of two plants!   Can anyone help as I feel that this number of plants growing in one place will be a tad dangerous with high winds etc.,


  • Jean GenieJean Genie Posts: 1,724

    Hi Niggycat, I've never grown any myself but am aware they need some protection from cold weather. Folk who grow them near me tie the fronds up and put a cover on them . This link is quite informative from the R.H.S.

    Hope this helps,


  • Alina WAlina W Posts: 1,445

    You are best waiting until spring, when you can try digging up one of the shoots to see if it has roots and going from there.

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