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Encephalartos pollen available

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I have a very good number of Encephalartos cones this season

and a bunch more males then I need for the matching females.

On a few species I have a handful extra male cones.

Some are getting close to shedding the pollen.

Trading pollen for resulting seeds.

Available pollen:

E.lehmannii

E.trispinosus - several different characteristics/looks

E.horridus - several different characteristics/looks

E.lebomboensis

E.longifolius (bluish & jubertina - really blue)

E.arenarius (very bluish)

E.princeps

E.altensteinii

E.natalensis

E.manikensis

Please email me for further information at george@cycads-n-palms.com if you have female cones in need of specific pollen.

Happy coning,

George Sparkman

Cycads-n-Palms.com

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I am posting this here again since most interested people have come from the post in "TROPICAL LOOKING PLANTS - Other Than Palms " but there might be some just checking here.

I have recieved several emails from interested people that live outside the United States.

I can only send pollen within the US because pollen is regulated by Cites (and I want to be able to get seed in return).

I will update the list in a few days since some species are producing a lot of interest.

Please email me for further information at george@cycads-n-palms.com if you have female cones in need of specific pollen.

Happy coning,

George Sparkman

Cycads-n-Palms.com

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Available fresh pollen:

E.lehmannii*

E.lehmannii - Kirkwood

E.trispinosus*

E.horridus*

E.horridus - Steytlerville*

E.lebomboensis*

E.senticosus

E.longifolius - blue*

E.arenarius - blue*

E.horridus x arenarius (very blue)

E.altensteinii

E.natalensis - High Flats*

E.princeps*

E.manikensis

E.villosus

* - I will have more cones of these species shedding pollen within weeks.

I have a number of other species frozen (at -35c).

Please email me for further information at george@cycads-n-palms.com if you have female cones in need of specific pollen.

Happy coning,

George Sparkman

Cycads-n-Palms.com

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Just before it started raining I cut off another E.princeps male cone and have totally fresh pollen available.

Please send me an email for further information.

Happy pollinating,

George Sparkman

Cycads-n-Palms.com

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Just cut off the last cones of these species :

E.arenarius

E.horridus (5)

E.lehmannii (3)

E.princeps (3)

So for a little while there will be fresh pollen of these species available before it will be frozen.

Please email me for further information at george@cycads-n-palms.com if you have female cones in need of specific pollen.

Happy coning,

George Sparkman

Cycads-n-Palms.com

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Hey George,

Been meaning to get by your place for a while now.

I have male pollen from an E. Munchii if it serves anyone.

Happy pollenating,

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Fresh E.cerinus, E.cupidus, E.eugene-maraisii & E.inopinus pollen available.

The E.inopinus cone was cut 4 days ago (not part of the September cones).

Please email me for further information at george@cycads-n-palms.com if you have female cones in need of specific pollen.

Happy coning,

George Sparkman

Cycads-n-Palms.com

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Just prior to the rain I cut off several male cones of each of the following species :

E.arenarius blue (greenish cones - not red or redbrown),E.horridus,E.lehmannii,E.trispinosus.

Please email me for further information at george@cycads-n-palms.com if you have female cones in need of specific pollen.

Happy coning,

George Sparkman

Cycads-n-Palms.com

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The latest cones to be harvested within the last 4 days :

E.arenarius,E.horridus,E.lehmannii,E.longifolius - Blue & E.trispinosus

Please email me for further information at george@cycads-n-palms.com if you have female cones in need of specific pollen.

Happy coning,

George Sparkman

Cycads-n-Palms.com

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The latest male cones that were harvested on Tuesday & Wednesday of this week :

E.arenarius - blue,E.horridus,E.lehmannii,E.longifolius - blue,E.trispinosus,E.altensteinii x trispinosus & E.horridus x arenarius

Please email me for further information at george@cycads-n-palms.com if you have female cones in need of specific pollen.

Happy coning,

George Sparkman

Cycads-n-Palms.com

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The latest male cones that were harvested this week :

E.arenarius blue,E.horridus,E.longifolius - jubertina blue,E.princeps & E.trispinosus.

Please email me for further information at george@cycads-n-palms.com if you have female cones in need of pollen.

Happy coning,

George Sparkman

Cycads-n-Palms.com

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Sorry,forgot the greens...

E.altensteinii,E.lebomboensis,E.longifolius,E.natalensis "High Flats",E.villosus

The latest male cones that were harvested this week :

E.arenarius blue,E.horridus,E.longifolius - jubertina blue,E.princeps & E.trispinosus.

Please email me for further information at george@cycads-n-palms.com if you have female cones in need of pollen.

Happy coning,

George Sparkman

Cycads-n-Palms.com

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The latest male cones that were harvested this week:

E.arenarius(3),E.arenarius blue(2),E.horridus(5) and the last of the E.princeps.

Please email me for further information at george@cycads-n-palms.com if you have female cones in need of pollen.

Happy coning,

George Sparkman

Cycads-n-Palms.com

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Just a quick note in regards to the recent power outage in Southern California.

The backup system kicked in and the temperature in the pollen freezer was maintained thruout the event so there was no loss to the pollen supply.

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Fresh E.cerinus pollen available.

Fresh E.eugene-maraisii pollen available (new cones - not cones from previous post).

Fresh E.nubimontanus pollen available (new cones - not cones from previous post).

Fresh E.trispinosus pollen available.

Please email me for further information at george@cycads-n-palms.com if you have female cones in need of pollen.

Happy coning,

George Sparkman

Cycads-n-Palms.com

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Fresh E.middelburgensis pollen available.

Fresh E.cerinus pollen available.

Fresh E.eugene-maraisii pollen available.

Fresh E.nubimontanus pollen available.

Fresh E.trispinosus pollen available.

Please email me for further information at george@cycads-n-palms.com if you have female cones in need of pollen.

Happy coning,

George Sparkman

Cycads-n-Palms.com

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Fresh E.arenarius pollen available.

Fresh E.horridus pollen available.

Fresh E.lehmannii pollen available.

Fresh E.trispinosus pollen available.

Please email me for further information at george@cycads-n-palms.com if you have female cones in need of pollen.

I prefer email over PM.

Happy coning,

George Sparkman

Cycads-n-Palms.com

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All of the listed pollen is fresh (cones cut within the last couple of days) and not part of the previous post.

Fresh E.arenarius pollen available

Fresh E.horridus pollen available

Fresh E.lehmannii pollen available

Please email me for further information at george@cycads-n-palms.com if you have female cones in need of pollen.

I prefer email over PM.

Happy coning,

George Sparkman

Cycads-n-Palms.com

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I forgot to list :

Fresh E.arenarius x horridus pollen available

Fresh E.horridus x arenarius pollen available

Fresh E.trispinosus x lehmannii pollen available

All of the listed pollen is fresh (cones cut within the last couple of days) and not part of the previous post.

Fresh E.arenarius pollen available

Fresh E.horridus pollen available

Fresh E.lehmannii pollen available

Please email me for further information at george@cycads-n-palms.com if you have female cones in need of pollen.

I prefer email over PM.

Happy coning,

George Sparkman

Cycads-n-Palms.com

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Collected these cones within the last couple of days:

Fresh E.arenarius pollen available

Fresh E.horridus pollen available

Fresh E.horridus "Steytlerville" pollen available

Fresh E.lehmannii pollen available

Fresh E.natalensis "High Flats" pollen available

Fresh E.trispinosus pollen available

Please email me for further information at george@cycads-n-palms.com if you have female cones in need of pollen.

I prefer email over PM.

Happy coning,

George Sparkman

Cycads-n-Palms.com

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The following were cut yesterday :

Fresh E.arenarius pollen available

Fresh E.horridus pollen available

Fresh E.lehmannii pollen available

Fresh E.trispinosus pollen available - very large & pronounced spines.

Fresh E.trispinosus pollen available

Please email me for further information at george@cycads-n-palms.com if you have female cones in need of pollen.

I prefer email over PM.

Happy coning,

George Sparkman

Cycads-n-Palms.com

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Hello George,

I could indicate how stored the pollen,is dehydrated before freezing?.

I appreciate any advice.

All the best for you.

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Fresh E.altensteinii pollen available

Fresh E.arenarius - Blue - pollen available

Fresh E.horridus pollen available

Fresh E.horridus - Dwarf - pollen available

Fresh E.longifolius - Jubertina Blue - pollen available

Fresh E.trispinosus pollen available

Please email me for further information at george@cycads-n-palms.com if you have female cones in need of pollen.

I prefer email over PM.

Happy coning,

George Sparkman

Cycads-n-Palms.com

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Fresh E.woodii pollen available. I just cut three cones.

Fresh E.arenarius - Blue - pollen available

Fresh E.horridus pollen available

Fresh E.horridus - Dwarf - pollen available

Fresh E.longifolius - Jubertina Blue - pollen available

Fresh E.trispinosus pollen available

Please email me for further information at george@cycads-n-palms.com if you have matching female cones in need of pollen

or female cones of species that would make unusual & attractive hybrids.

I prefer Email over PM.

Happy coning,

George Sparkman

Cycads-n-Palms.com

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Fresh E.trispinosus "Broadleaf" pollen available

Fresh E.woodii pollen available

Fresh E.arenarius - Blue - pollen available

Fresh E.horridus pollen available

Fresh E.horridus - Dwarf - pollen available

Fresh E.longifolius - Jubertina Blue - pollen available

Fresh E.trispinosus pollen available

Please email me for further information at george@cycads-n-palms.com if you have matching female cones in need of pollen

or female cones of species that would make unusual & attractive hybrids.

I prefer Email over PM.

Happy coning,

George Sparkman

Cycads-n-Palms.com

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Fresh E.woodii pollen has all been used and is no longer available.

Fresh E.arenarius - Blue - pollen available

Fresh E.horridus pollen available

Fresh E.longifolius - Jubertina Blue - pollen available

Fresh E.trispinosus pollen available

Fresh E.trispinosus "Broadleaf" pollen available

Please email me for further information at george@cycads-n-palms.com if you have matching female cones in need of pollen

or female cones of species that would make unusual & attractive hybrids.

I prefer Email over PM.

Happy coning,

George Sparkman

Cycads-n-Palms.com

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E.eugene-maraisii - fresh pollen available.

E.nubimontanus - fresh pollen of two forms available.

Please email me for further information if you have matching female cones in need of pollen.

I prefer email over PM.

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E.inopinus - fresh pollen available.

Please email me for further information if you have matching female cones in need of pollen.

I prefer email over PM.

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E.eugene-maraisii - fresh pollen available - newly harvested cones.

E.inopinus - fresh pollen available.

E.middelburgensis - fresh pollen available.

E.nubimontanus - fresh pollen of available - newly harvested cones.

Please email me for further information if you have matching female cones in need of pollen.

I prefer email over PM.

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E.ferox - fresh pollen available.

E.ferox "Curly" - fresh pollen available.

E.longifolius - fresh pollen available.

E.longifolius blue - fresh pollen of available

E.middelburgensis - fresh pollen available - fresh cut.

E.trispinosus - fresh pollen available.

Please email me for further information if you have matching female cones in need of pollen.

I prefer email over PM.

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E.lehmannii- fresh pollen available.

E.princeps - fresh pollen available.

E.sclavoi - fresh pollen available.

E.sclavoi "Bronze Emergent" - fresh pollen available

E.trispinosus - fresh pollen available.

Please email me for further information if you have matching female cones in need of pollen.

I prefer email over PM.

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E.altensteinii - fresh pollen available.

E.arenarius - blue - fresh pollen available.

E.lehmannii - fresh pollen available.

E.princeps - fresh pollen available.

E.sclavoi - fresh pollen available.

E.sclavoi "Bronze Emergent" - fresh pollen available

E.trispinosus - fresh pollen available.

Please email me for further information if you have matching female cones in need of pollen.

I prefer email over PM.

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