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Need A Little Tropical Flare ---
Tiger Boards - Clemson Football
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Need A Little Tropical Flare ---


Aug 17, 2022, 4:53 PM
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Clemson is in the palmetto state.
We've won or should I say own the Palmetto Bowl trophies.
I would say Clemson represents the state of South Carolina much more than any other scholastic institutions in the state.

We should see some palmetto trees around campus more. Winter may stress them but with the landscaping agricultural technology of today.... we should be able to preserve their looks. It would give the stadium a little more tropical vacation type of look. Would blend well with the Tiger Paws already around.

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No. Palmetto trees don't fit well with the Upstate landscape

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Aug 17, 2022, 4:55 PM
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The Upstate is beautiful country.

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My neighbot just planted several of them...

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Aug 17, 2022, 5:01 PM
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around his new in-ground pool. The back yard has no other landscaping at all and those trees all look like $#!7 and completely out of place.

They also block my view of his wife parading around in her bikini.

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If I am not mistaken, palmetto trees do not have a


Aug 17, 2022, 5:09 PM
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deep root system and can be blown over easier than most trees.

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They are not native to the area at all


Aug 17, 2022, 5:30 PM
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And look completely out of place in the foothills imo

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