PRIVATE MESSAGING - IMPORTANT NOTICE 01/02/2017
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First post & butia ID request
First post on this site but I have been lurking / reading for a while.
Our house came with a pindo palm that is quite large, especially in terms of trunk diameter. May be the typical odorata but other pindo's in this area (zone 8) are usually much smaller. With all of the uncertainty regarding ID of these palms I am curious if it might be some other species.
I can't figure out how to rotate the photo when posting, the original file is portrait oriented.
US size 12 boot for scale. The trunk is over 2' in diameter.
Seeds average about 3/4", some are spherical and some elongated.
Close up of new leaves:
Thanks in advance,
Jubaea Chilensis Heat Tolerance
I'm living in a city which is located in zone 8a.I'd like to grow chilean wine palms and city where i live has hot and dry summers also not wet winters.I don't worry about the cold hardiness but i am not sure that is jubaea's able to grow without trouble in hot summers.My city's last 65 years highest temperature record is 110 f,lowest temparature record is -7 f.And i can say that every summer temperatures reach about 105 f.Dry and sunny heat!So my question is 'Can jubaea chilensis grow healthy without problems in these dry and hot summers at sunny location?'
(I don't know is it helps but Trachycarpus fortuneis grow without problem rapidly.)Thanks for all future replies and if there is a mistake,sorry for my English:)
One of the hottest summers that we had(maybe the hottest):
Are all Butia fruit species edible
Just curious... I would like to add them to my landscape, It would be a bonus to harvest fruit.
Jelly palm and butinae hybrids
I request u, i've tried many many many times to germinate jelly palm, mule, and other butinae hybrids....
And all times it's fail !!
What it'is ur tips for succesful germinate butinae
Thank for helps.
Butia purpurascens & odorata
I have these two Butias growing on the west side of my garden lot. I bought the B. purpurascens as a 1g from a dealer in Cali that has since ceased online sales. He was the only source I could find for this rare palm. I've tried germinating Butia seeds with zero success, so I stopped trying. This little guy is unarmed, with mint green foliage and a delicate appearance (for a Butia). I fretted over it for over a year before it decided it liked its new home. It is one of the smaller (not dwarf) Butias.
Butia odorata (strictor?) - I received this palm as a seedling all the way from the UK. The sender sent me germinated seeds of B. odorata strictor blue & green. I planted one of each in my garden lot but lost track which was which. One of them has since died. The survivor, to my failing eyes, does not exhibit strictor traits. It looks like a standard B.o. but I like it anyway. Whether it is "blue" or "green" is up to the beholder, I guess.