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Ptychosperma lineare, dypsis cabada, rhapis humilus


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#1 tlturbo

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Posted 25 March 2012 - 05:33 AM

Hello all,

I'm looking for a ptychosperma lineare, dypsis cabada and rhapis humulus in the Lake Worth, FL area.

Need to be at least 5-8 ft tall when planted except r. humilus which can be much smaller.


Many thanks
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#2 palmislandRandy

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Posted 25 March 2012 - 06:03 PM

Try the Palm Beach Palm & Cycad spring sale this weekend at Mounts Botanical Garden. You should be able to get all three of em! :rolleyes:
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#3 Caribbean Palms

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Posted 26 March 2012 - 04:20 AM

Hello all,

I'm looking for a ptychosperma lineare, dypsis cabada and rhapis humulus in the Lake Worth, FL area.

Need to be at least 5-8 ft tall when planted except r. humilus which can be much smaller.


Many thanks

Turbo,
I have nice Dypsis cabadae in 15 and 25 gal pots here at Caribbean Palms Nursery in Loxahatchee.
Mike
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#4 Tomw

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Posted 26 March 2012 - 10:48 AM

Try the Palm Beach Palm & Cycad spring sale this weekend at Mounts Botanical Garden. You should be able to get all three of em! :rolleyes:


Directions and information for the sale can be found here: The Palm beach Palm & Cycad Society sale
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#5 amazon exotics

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Posted 27 March 2012 - 03:19 AM

maybe try Jeff Searle. Do you drive a turbo tl???
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#6 mnorell

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Posted 27 March 2012 - 04:31 AM

I agree with Derek to try Jeff Searle. I bought a couple of very nice 4-5' Ptychosperma lineare from him at the 2010 Key West plant sale...I think he stocks this species regularly. Also D. cabadae shouldn't be too much of a problem to find. They are pretty popular down here in the Keys and I think most are Homestead grown, but at least some wholesale producers are growing nice 15s and 25s of this species. I'm sure Jeff also has these.
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Big Pine Key, Florida | 24 40' N 81 21' W | elev. 3 ft.
Zone 11b | Calcareous substrate
60-year avg annual min. approx. 48F
Jan avg approx. 65/75F, July 83/88F
Historical extreme low: approx. 41F

Natchez, Mississippi | 31 33' N 91 24' W | elev. 220 ft.
zone 9a | Downtown/river-adjacent microclimate | Loess substrate
80-year avg annual min. approx. 23F / Last 7 winters: 24 | 27 | 22.8 | 23.3 | 24.1 | 18.4F | 22.7F (2010-11) / airport/outlying area: 8b/19F annual min
Jan avg approx. 43/61F, July 73/93F
Historical extreme lows: 2.5F 1899; 4F 1940; 5F 1989

#7 tlturbo

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Posted 05 April 2012 - 02:03 PM

Thanks for all the leads. I don't particularly want to go all the way to the keys so will look around the West Palm area. I had gotten Caribbean Palm name from Dale Holton.

Derek - Yes, I drive a turbo and used to live in Ft Myers.
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