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Chamaedorea Radicalis Surprise

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I was doing some re-potting of various plants and palms a couple days ago. I emptied a pot of soil out on the ground, and a sprouted palm seed caught my eye. Upon a close look, I found out it was a C. radicalis seedling that I had tried to sprout last year! I must have lost the seed in the pot it originally was in so I used the soil to pot something else (in this case a R. regia seedling). It's my only C. radicalis I've gotten to sprout so far and I really hope I can keep it alive. I've never seen one of this species in this part of Florida.

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Potting it up.

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Advice help if you can- did I plant it too deep?

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Good news, 

it shows one has to be patient and wait, best wishes for your C. radicals babies!

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Good luck! — BTW I wouldn’t plant the seedling so deep:

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9 hours ago, Pal Meir said:

Good luck! — BTW I wouldn’t plant the seedling so deep:

Got it- thanks! I'll re-position it.

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Did I send you free seed? Sometimes they do take a while.

 

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36 minutes ago, DoomsDave said:

Did I send you free seed? Sometimes they do take a while.

 

Oh yeah, they were yours! Made a bunch of rookie mistakes with a lot of them. Happy I got one to sprout though.

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If you want more . . . shoot me a PM

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Im surprised how many seeds I've given up on only to have them germinate as much as a year later.

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Nevermind, it's another Roystonea regia!! :lol:

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On 2/19/2017, 10:38:49, palmislandRandy said:

Im surprised how many seeds I've given up on only to have them germinate as much as a year later.

Me too!

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