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View Poll Results: Most Tropical City Year Round?
Miami 140 70.35%
Orlando 7 3.52%
Los Angeles 7 3.52%
San Diego 11 5.53%
Other 47 23.62%
Multiple Choice Poll. Voters: 199. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 04-13-2010, 04:02 PM
 
Location: Miami, FL
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Originally Posted by polo89 View Post
Thank you. This should dispell this myth that Miami is some frozen tundra in winter, that can't sustain tropical plants.

THIS provides the ACTUAL DATA MONTH BY MONTH DAY BY DAY YEAR BY YEAR


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LIKE I SAID PREVIOUSLY, YOU LATY ON THE BEACH IN MIAMI OVER THE WINTER AND I WILL LAY OUT IN PUERTO RICO OVER THW WINTER



WE WILL SEE WHO STAYS MUCH MUCH MUCH MUCH MUCH MUCH WARMER.

 
Old 04-13-2010, 04:09 PM
 
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But are those areas at sea-level? I know on the high peaks of Hawaii that is snows every winter. I wonder if there are regions below the tropic of cancer at sea-level that have similar temps to Miami or Key West during winter. Maybe Rick Santos knows.
Rick Santos will be back with a response shortly, right after he finishes talking to "South Florida's Top Palm Expert!"
 
Old 04-13-2010, 04:25 PM
 
Location: Austin,Tx
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Nice try with the acrobatics.


You're not fooling anyone, you Florida Tropical Wannabe Pretender........


It is a wel known fact how cold they get. You can go by it month by month year by year HERE: Welcome to Weather Underground : Weather Underground THESE ARE THE ACTUAL TEMPERATURES


I discussed this before ad naseum.


MIAMI GETS VERY COLD.

YOU CAN COUNT ON AT LEAST AS COLD AS 44 EVERY WINTER RANGING FROM 6 TO 21 ish days depending on the severity of the winter..

MANY TIMES SINCE 2003, IF NOT MOST GETTING UPPER 30'S.

YOU MUST BRING YOUR BREADFRUIT INTO THE GARAGE!

EVERYONE SAW THE WEATHER CHANNEL YOU TROPICAL WANNABES THIS YEAR AND MANY YEARS PAST


FREEZES ALL OVER FLORIDA WITH MIAMI A CHILLING 35 DEGREES WITH A WIND CHILL OF 29

LOL !!!!!!!!
That's from the NOAA weather website I didn't make anything up so I guess your calling the people at NOAA that make these charts idiots LOL
 
Old 04-13-2010, 04:51 PM
 
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Originally Posted by RickSantos View Post
THIS provides the ACTUAL DATA MONTH BY MONTH DAY BY DAY YEAR BY YEAR


Welcome to Weather Underground : Weather Underground




LIKE I SAID PREVIOUSLY, YOU LATY ON THE BEACH IN MIAMI OVER THE WINTER AND I WILL LAY OUT IN PUERTO RICO OVER THW WINTER



WE WILL SEE WHO STAYS MUCH MUCH MUCH MUCH MUCH MUCH WARMER.
The waters in South Florida are actually quite warm, I wonder why!!
 
Old 04-13-2010, 05:37 PM
 
Location: Miami, FL
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Miami January ocean temp anywhere from 69 to 72 tops


PUERTO RICO'S IS 78
 
Old 04-13-2010, 05:41 PM
 
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Miami January ocean temp anywhere from 69 to 72 tops


PUERTO RICO'S IS 78
Still warm, and only 6 degrees cooler the PR's.
 
Old 04-13-2010, 05:43 PM
 
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that is true. the phrase palms of the amazon was in my head.


i should have stuck to breadfruit rambutan durian and lipstick palms. The most delicate palms from southeast asia are the ones that will have a rough time in miami

as far as palms, the south east asia palms are the most delicate followed by palms of the amazon
Phoenix roebillleni is native to the Mekong Delta and grows in Houston..
 
Old 04-13-2010, 05:45 PM
 
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I'd say Paul Craft or Jeff Searle is Florida's top Palm Expert..
 
Old 04-13-2010, 06:06 PM
 
Location: Miami, FL
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Phoenix roebillleni is native to the Mekong Delta and grows in Houston..
Palms in general, even the tropical species, are all more hardy than breadfruit ,durian mangosteen.

Those will not take in Miami unprotected.
 
Old 04-13-2010, 06:10 PM
 
Location: Miami, FL
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Zone

What are your top 6 most cold sensitive palms?


I would imagine the first would be lipstick palms ( Cyrtostachys renda)
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