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Leu Gardens Spring Plant Sale, March 17-18

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Leu Gardens Annual Spring Plant Sale

Saturday, March 17 and Sunday, March 18, Admission is FREE both days.

Bring a wagon or plant cart for your purchases!

Saturday, March 17th, Members Only from 8:00 – 9:00 am

Sale and Gardens open to the public 9:00 am – 5:00 pm both days

Over 40 vendors selling a large variety of plants & garden accessories including;

Anthuriums, camellias, ferns, crotons, cordylines, palms, cycads, bamboo, citrus, tropical fruit trees, bananas, olive trees, orchids, flowering trees, roses, bromeliads, orchids, gingers, heliconias, aroids, flowering shrubs, perennials, Florida native plants, butterfly plants, herbs, annuals, vegetable plants, flowering vines, bougainvillea, tropical plants, African violets, cacti, succulents, bonsai, garden art and sculptures

Leu Gardens is located at

1920 N. Forest Ave.

Orlando, FL 32803

Here is a link for information;

http://www.leugardens.org/events.htm#Annual_Plant_Sale

and a link for the list of Vendors;

http://www.leugardens.org/pdfs/2012PlantVendorList.pdf

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MB Palms will be here. In addition, I will be working at the Leu Gardens booth. Here is what plants Leu Gardens will be selling;

PALMS

Archontophoenix maxima

Archontophoenix myolensis

Arenga westhoutii

Bactris gasipaes- Peach Palm

Calamus castaneus- Rattan Palm (non-climbing)

Calamus erinaceus- Rattan Palm

Caryota obtusa- Mountain Giant Fishtail Palm

Caryota sp. “Himalayan”

Chelyocarpus chuco

Dypsis ovobontsira

Dypsis scottiana

Licuala fordiana

Livistona inermis

Livistona rigida

Myrialepis paradoxa- Rattan Palm

Phoenix loureiroi (humilis)

Sabal mauritiiformis

Trachycarpus martinanus

Trachycarpus wagnerianus

PANDANS/ SCREW_PINES

Pandanus bernardii

Pandanus mc-keei

Pandanus solms-laubachii

Pandanus spiralis

TREES AND SHRUBS

Bixa orellana- Lipstick Tree

Camellia sinensis- Tea

Caesalpinia ferrea- Leopard Tree

Delonix regia - Royal Poinciana

Delonix regia (yellow form)- Royal Poinciana

Elaeocarpus decipiens- Asian Blueberry Tree

Ficus auriculata –Roxburg Fig

Liriodendron tulipifera- Tulip Tree (east central Florida ecotype)

Nageia nagi (Podocarpus nagi)- Nagi Tree

Podocarpus costalis

Pterygota alata (Sterculia alata)

VINES

Bauhinia yunnanensis- Purple Orchid Vine

TROPICALS

Acanthus montanus- Alligator Plant

Dracaena cambodiana

Dracaena draco- Dragon Tree

Musa itinerans ‘Blue Burmese’- Blue Banana

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BUMP, this is tommorow

Also have available;

Attalea colenda

Veitchia joannis

Ceiba pentandra- Kapok Tree

Delonix regia- Royal Poinciana, yellow form

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Great event! Pleasure meeting you Eric! It was nice to see that the Parajubaea sunkha was still doing well.

-Krishna

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According to the Orlando Sentinel - three hundred plant fanatics were lined up at the gate before opening. That is amazing! Appears that this sale was a huge success. :lol:

Anybody take any photos? :huh:

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I was in a hurry so I didn't get the chance to :( Also I was hiding in shame because I didn't buy a single palm (got a Bauhinia yunanensis, Two nagi trees, and some maidenhair ferns)...

-Krishna

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The paper does not lie- I was there at 7:15 on Saturday to start labeling some last minute stuff and had to park a considerable distance away as there were already a bunch of early birds lining up and talking plants. Great event and thanks to all who came out to enjoy the great selection and the beautiful weather.

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Great event! Pleasure meeting you Eric! It was nice to see that the Parajubaea sunkha was still doing well.

-Krishna

Hi Krishna, nice meeting you also !

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There was over 10,000 people through the gates for the 2 days. It was a really good event and perfect weather again.

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It seemed like there were definitely more people this year than last year. I picked up a few A. vestiaria's from MB Palms, and Dypsis scottiana and ovobontsira from Leu, among other things.

Jason

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There was over 10,000 people through the gates for the 2 days. It was a really good event and perfect weather again.

Holy Sacred Cow Patties Batman!

That's a CROWD!

batman-and-robin-tv.jpg

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It is a popular event. And being sunny and low 80s doesn't hut either.

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