Lytocaryum insigne

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It is hot in Balconia Germanica: 37°C/99°F with dry winds …

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(On that photo only three Lytocaryum spp. B) and two other genera visible.)

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Ouch! :crying:

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After a stormy night: :bemused:

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N°1401 has very wide leaflets, up to 25 mm (Noblick 2017, p. 116 »0.9–1.5 cm«)

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And the very slender N°1408 is pushing its 15th leaf; it has very thin petioles, only 6.5x5 mm, but the width of the leaflets reaches with 18 mm also more than 1.5 cm.

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And now – quite windy – after a stormy night: 

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N°1408 in a more protected position:

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In spite of having lost the whole frond #15 :bemused: palm N°1401 is healthily pushing a new leaf, too: :)

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The rachis of leaf #15 was not directly broken by the storm but cut by the sharp petiole of leaf #13 during the storm: :bemused:

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On 1.8.2017, 05:11:11, Mohsen said:

 

Sorry Pal, I have been very busy lately...

first picture is the 2 ones look happier but not growing ( or at least I cant tell) :

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This one is the twin one :

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This one is another one , the 2nd worst after the twins:

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the soil is 40% Seramis + 60% premium potting mix and I didn't notice any wetness in them...

they are in the shade house ( small green house) outside...could see low to 4-5c but not colder

waiting for the diagnosis Dr Meir ;) 

Hello @Mohsen, sorry about your Black Sunday disaster. :bemused:

But are your (supposed) Lytocaryum insigne seedlings still okay? Could you post new pics? :interesting:

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After another (still) stormy day :angry: I had to cut the remaining older fronds of N°1401: :bemused:

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Also one of the very thin petioles of N°1408 with its long heavy fronds got damaged during the former storm; the part near the meristem which was still soft and not yet hardened got brutally split:crying:

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1401 looks really nice Pal. i have been very careful to keep 1402 out of any wind  for this reason

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6 minutes ago, Jamesasb said:

1401 looks really nice Pal. i have been very careful to keep 1402 out of any wind  for this reason

The new fronds are looking very nice, but they are relatively stiff and heavy, in contrast to the fronds of L weddellianum which didn't show any damage after the storms this month (N°1301, 02, 03, and 08 are on the balcony, too).

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inflorescence opened up

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5 hours ago, knell said:

inflorescence opened up

Could you post a pic of the whole palm?

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N°1401 after having lost all older fronds:

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At present 14°C, but the nights getting quite chilly:

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N°1401 pushing 21st leaf:

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Dusk after a mild sunny day in November at 51°28’N:

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On the left Lytocaryum weddellianum N°1301 (*2013-04-01).

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New leaves of the slender N°1408:

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