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Pal Meir

I found a list of 42 palm spp I was growing in 1987:

Acoelorrhaphe wrightii
Archontophoenix alexandrae
Archontophoenix cunninghamiana
Areca catechu
Arecastrum romanzoffianum (= Syagrus r.)
Arena engleri (ryukyuensis)
Arenga undulatifolia
Brahea armata
Butia capitata (= B. odorata?)
Caryota mitis
Chamaedorea elegans
Chamaedorea erumpens (= Ch. seifrizii)
Chamaedorea metallica
Chamaedorea radicalis
Chamaerops humilis
Chrysalidocarpus lutescens (= Dypsis l.)
Cocos nucifera
Dictyosperma album var. rubrum
Euterpe edulis
Howe belmoreana
Howea forsteriana
Jubaea chilensis
Livistona australis
Livistona chinensis
Livistona saribus
Microcoelum weddellianum (= Syagrus w.)
Normanbya normanbyi
Phoenix canariensis
Phoenix dactylifera
Phoenix loureirii
Phoenix reclinata
Phoenix roebelenii
Phoenix rupicola
Ptychosperma elegans
Ptychosperma macarthurii
Rhapis »humilis« (= Rh.subtilis)
Sabal palmetto
Sabal texana (= S. mexicana)
Satakentia liukiuensis
Trachycarpus fortunei
Washingtonia filifera
Washingtonia robusta

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gtsteve

 

Impressive. Do you still have any?

Most I assume have moved on to other people.

Steve

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Pal Meir
18 minutes ago, gtsteve said:

 

Impressive. Do you still have any?

Most I assume have moved on to other people.

Steve

The only palm from that time I still own is my Chamaerops bonsai which was grown up from seed in 1986:

5c3674c52b4d6_Chamaerops19862018-08-01P1

And two (*1972) of the five Chamaedorea elegans are now at home by friends near Frankfurt/M, this year becoming 47 years old. Other palms are in botanical and zoological gardens, but almost all I had given away to friends are … :violin:

Here one of my Archontophoenix cunninghamiana, now in the Botanical Garden of the University of Bochum:

5c3675c008a6e_Archontophoenix19892012IMG

 

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Pal Meir

Following a couple of pics taken in the 1980s (most of my older photos are not yet digitalized):

5c367ed266c83_Acoelorrhaphe1984-01-08.th

5c367ed6b8f40_Arecacatechu86N07-0712.thu

5c367edf96165_Braheaarmata1986N12-0133.t

5c367eea4cd76_Chamaedoreaelegans82N07-01

5c367eeecc662_Chamaedoreametallica83N01-

5c367f0232750_ChamaeropsWashingtonia1989

5c367f06a3bbd_Chamaeropshumilis1981-12-1

5c367f22964b8_Dypsislutescens1984N01-011

5c367f6d4a5f6_Hydroponics1986N12-0134.th

5c367f5ec6ae6_Jubaea1981-07.thumb.jpg.91

5c367f8c7cdef_Livistonachinensis1981.thu

5c367f9137a55_Livistonachinensis1989-09-

5c367f9645d81_Livistonasaribus86N12-0132

5c367fa871672_Palmseedlings1984N01-0105.

 

Livistona chinensis 1989-09-07 N18.jpg

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Pal Meir

And some more pics:

5c3680deeaede_Phoenixreclinata84N01-0104

5c3680e5e29e5_Phoenixdactylifera198384.t

5c3680eeb2211_Phoenixcanariensis1989-09-

5c3680f34666e_Rhapissubtilis84N01-0101.t

5c3680ff482a9_Sabaltexana84N01-0107.thum5c368102e8247_Satakentia1989-09-07N08.th

5c368194d43ce_Washingtonia1982-06-16N06-

5c36819a9cb4c_Washingtonia1984-01-08.thu

5c3681a3386d5_Washingtonia1989-09-07N19.

 

And another photo, not a potted palm and also not mine, but from 1981: ;)

5c3681ed8c5ab_Twagner1981D12-0115.thumb.

 

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Fusca
Just now, Pal Meir said:

I found a list of 42 palm spp I was growing in 1987

Very impressive list for 1987!  That was my first year out of college and the only palm I had back then in Georgia was a potted Phoenix roebelenii which I eventually planted in the ground in 2004.  Is this photo below really Chamaerops humilis?  Unless it's an unusual form or just elongated leaves from being inside - I've never seen a Chamaerops humilis seedling with such long Syagrus-like strap leaves!  Nice looking seedling though!  :)

 

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5c367f06a3bbd_Chamaeropshumilis1981-12-1

 

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1 hour ago, Fusca said:

Is this photo below really Chamaerops humilis?  Unless it's an unusual form or just elongated leaves from being inside - I've never seen a Chamaerops humilis seedling with such long Syagrus-like strap leaves!  Nice looking seedling though!  :)

The same palm 27 years later:

5c37a5d35a877_Chamaeropshumilis2008-09-1

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Fusca

Nice one Pal.  That looks like the same plant that you had posted in another thread where the red trunk fibres were being attacked by a squirrel!  :lol:

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Greenthumb

Inspiring pictures of your potted palms! How did you find Jubaea chilensis to be, growing wise? Slow to mature? I'm hoping to start some from seed soon. ^_^

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Pal Meir
14 hours ago, Greenthumb said:

Inspiring pictures of your potted palms! How did you find Jubaea chilensis to be, growing wise? Slow to mature? I'm hoping to start some from seed soon. ^_^

Jubaea is a very slow grower as seedling, it needs always full sun if it should develop a healthy habit.

5c39f364d67af_Jubaea198081.thumb.jpg.848

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