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DoomsDave

Howdyall, it's that time again.

Some of my palm buds have given me a BUNCH of Chamadorea radicalis seeds, and now they're available for all who want some.

Free.

Send me a Private Message (PM) with your address and I'll mail them, anywhere in the world. Please say "Free radicalis seed" or something like that in the subject line. If you've gotten seeds before, you can get more. This is to spread palm love. I'll wait a till after the New Year before sending out seed, to see how many want some, and give the posties a bit of a breather before the onslaught.

In years past, they've gone to Japan, Italy, Holland, Belgium, Norway, Germany, Serbia, South Korea, Canada, India, Phillipines, Poland, Russia, England, Sweden, Croatia (expletive), France, and even (gasp!) Madagascar! As well as many places in the USA.

This has been a popular giveaway, and why not? The palms are small, take heat, cold, drought, will grow outdoors in places you might not even imagine palms surviving. They're a mix of bush and tree type. The tree types only get about 2 M (6 feet, more or less) tall. So, unless you're in a really low-ceiling house, they'll stay in a pot for life. They'll take 20 F outside, even lower if protected. They're best in shade, but will survive sun. Remember, these are Death Camp Grown(TM). If you kill the plants, well, we all have problems.

SEND ME YOUR PMS! And happy holidays.

 

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DoomsDave

There's lots of seeds, ask and you will get.

Anywhere in the world.

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Flounder

Hope you got my pm, Dave. You normally reply via pm but heard nothing. The only time I like the silent treatment is from my wife!

Only checking as I've had a bit of a message issue on various forums the last few months

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Mostapha

Pm'd as well. Hoping seeds are still available.

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DoomsDave

Got your messages!

Sorry!

AND, THERE'S TONS (AND TONNES) OF SEED!

WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR? CHRISTMAS? THAT WAS YESTERDAY

sorry shift got stuck

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Mostapha

Thank You. Will except any seeds you send. I always share with a neighbor. Hope the new year sees you and yours well. Thank You  again.

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DoomsDave

Everyone 

I have a lot of seed!

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Flounder

Cheers Dave, you've made my day:D

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Subwoofer

Happy newyear to all!

I planted the previous badge of these 7 november, any idea when i can expect them to show?

Can't wait :yay:

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DoomsDave

There's still plenty of seeds.

I'm going wait another week before sending out.

Send a PM with "free radicalis seed" or something like it, along with your address.

No charge, anywhere on Earth.

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Palmensammler

Hi Dave,

shall we do another trial? Received two small packages of seeds from the US the last weeks. Seeds were all dry and cleaned :D

Have sent you a PM.

Eckhard

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DoomsDave

I got yours, Eckhard, but if you want a "double" I'll send more.

They're a great plant for palm love in a cold climate.

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DoomsDave

this ain't no party

send a PM

damn

What are you waiting for?

Christmas was last year . . .

 

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DoomsDave

Plenty of seeds still

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Mostapha

If you are willing to send out doubles, I will except doubles. Not to be greedy, but would be appreciated.  Sent a message as well. Thanks

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Missi

PMed you! Thanks again DD!! :greenthumb::D:greenthumb::D:greenthumb::D

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Kai

PM sent.

Thanks again!

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DoomsDave

There's still plenty of seeds.

Asks and you gits. World wide.

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DoomsDave

So far there's about 25 requests.

There's enough seed for 50.

Ask! Send address! Sprout seeds, give or sell the plants, spread palmy love all over the earth.

If you got some before, that's great!

Plant seeds and be merry, for tomorrow . . . .

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DoomsDave

more more more . . . .

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DoomsDave

Mailed tonight 

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Nico94

Hi

if you have some seeds.

I’ m interessing.

Regards

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DoomsDave
2 hours ago, Nico94 said:

Hi

if you have some seeds.

I’ m interessing.

Regards

Send a PM with your address 

oh I see you did!

 

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DoomsDave

I sent out 24 envelopes yesterday, a lot fewer than before, though I suspect some of you who got some are starting to get seeds on plants of your own. They're like oversexed bunnies in the reproduction department.

Some people who asked got two envelopes, each with about an ounce of seed in it. That pink thing in the center of the picture with the envelopes is the infamous Lady Gaga Postage MeterTM. :) ("Wanna postal romance! . . . . ")

This time, a lot more went overseas than to the U.S., but who's being nationalistic. Some went to Croatia, Serbia, Bosnia/Herz, Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands, UK, Canada, and even Morocco! In the U.S., they went to Texas, Florida, New York, California (including SB, hope you're all right up there) and Washington D.C.

I've got a few seeds left, though I'm running low till I get more in. Which I'm pretty sure I will. @Nico94, look for an envelope to you, too, mon ami!

None of the seeds were cleaned; they were a mix of ones I've had a while, and other new ones, both and bush and tree types. I expect that the big majority will be tree types.

Let us know how they grow!

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Nico94

Dave,

you are very generous.

Nicolas

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Mostapha

Seeds arrived today in NY. Thank you very much. Will post when germination occurs. You are very generous and very much appreciated. Will be watching for other seed gifting. 

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gerard

 

Thanks a lot  :greenthumb:

:yay:Yes,today the seeds arrived too:yay:

One more addicted in the Nehterlands 

These seeds need to exercise ,in some warm water for there swimmingdiploma.

After several day's they may hit the beach for some heat and sand.

:badday:Some time a little rain :badday:

Fingers crossed  for germination

 

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Kai

Seeds arrived in Amsterdam. Thanks again! These will all find good homes and even gardens in our warming climate.

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Subwoofer

Received them today, thanks a lot!

Will post pictures if they germinate.

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DoomsDave

The seeds were not cleaned. I wouldn't bother cleaning them, just soak a few days in some water, then plant in 4 - 6" (10 - 15 CM) potting soil, cover half an inch (1 cm) and keep moist.

The ones I've tested have sprouted in about a month. They may take longer, so don't give up if they take longer.

Once the plants get 2 - 3 leaves, gently pot in little "dixie cups" or small pots. When they fill those with roots, move to 1 gallon or larger pot.

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Ivorhooper

Got mine in the UK yesterday, thanks Dave.

I've spotted an imposter though. Any ideas what it is?

It's tiny and pointed at one end. Definitely not Chamaedorea.

It's the one on the left.

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southpacific73

Thanks Dave for the seeds. Got both of them on Friday. Thought I lost some but these are tough palms as  three of them sailed through our pnw winters with just a plant pot covering them. :D

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porkchop

Thanks Dave !!! They are just waiting to hatch .

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Palmensammler

Hi Dave, 

seeds arrived today and are already soaking.

Thanks a lot.

Eckhard

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Nakheel1412

I just received the seeds this morning ! :yay:

Thanks a lot Dave, very generous of you !

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DoomsDave
On 1/20/2018, 3:52:23, Ivorhooper said:

Got mine in the UK yesterday, thanks Dave.

I've spotted an imposter though. Any ideas what it is?

It's tiny and pointed at one end. Definitely not Chamaedorea.

It's the one on the left.

IMG_20180120_114917_crop_518x518.jpg

dunno

sprout and see!

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Ilovepalm

Nice seeds :) 

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Opal92

Could we see a picture of the mother plant? :rolleyes:

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BOLiK

Hi Dave,

Do you have any more seeds?

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