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BS Man about Palms
On 4/10/2017, 3:49:46, Mandrew968 said:

Sorry, but no--not a hybrid. 

Then please tell me where to find a houailou like that to buy... or maybe even show another one with a leaf that red?

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Mandrew968
7 hours ago, BS Man about Palms said:

Then please tell me where to find a houailou like that to buy... or maybe even show another one with a leaf that red?

Dearest Bill, I believe it may have all to do with the conditions in which you grow such a palm--we all know depending on temps and humidity, a red leaf can last longer than in other situations. Also you're in the wrong state! I seem to recall Randy in Boca had a colorful one. Mine also has had leaves that were almost green--if you go back to the beginning of this thread, you will see that. Not a hybrid, sir--I have documented this palm from day one. 

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palmislandRandy
6 hours ago, Mandrew968 said:

Dearest Bill, I believe it may have all to do with the conditions in which you grow such a palm--we all know depending on temps and humidity, a red leaf can last longer than in other situations. Also you're in the wrong state! I seem to recall Randy in Boca had a colorful one. Mine also has had leaves that were almost green--if you go back to the beginning of this thread, you will see that. Not a hybrid, sir--I have documented this palm from day one. 

Andrew, The two I left behind were never a vibrant maroon/red, but more of a salmon color as seen in my previous post on the 2nd page of this thread.

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Mandrew968

Randy, mine is not as red as a hookeri either. I like to think of it as rose.

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palmislandRandy
6 hours ago, Mandrew968 said:

Dearest Bill, I believe it may have all to do with the conditions in which you grow such a palm--we all know depending on temps and humidity, a red leaf can last longer than in other situations. Also you're in the wrong state! I seem to recall Randy in Boca had a colorful one. Mine also has had leaves that were almost green--if you go back to the beginning of this thread, you will see that. Not a hybrid, sir--I have documented this palm from day one. 

Andrew, The two I left behind were never a vibrant maroon/red, but more of a salmon color. 

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Mandrew968

Here is a shot of the one I donated at work. Pretty decent color and I expect it will get stronger as the growth continues. I also believe this palm not to be a hybrid...

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Missi

I'm in love with C. Houailou. Need a couple. Anyone know anyone who has some available right now?

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DoomsDave
2 hours ago, Missi said:

I'm in love with C. Houailou. Need a couple. Anyone know anyone who has some available right now?

And tell me too!

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Palm Tree Jim

Maybe Josh?

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frisbee

I have a couple of them in 5g (pretty good size). I'm just over the hill from you, Dave. PM me.

-Sam

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Mandrew968

These are the fruiting colony at MBC. These pics were for Bill (bsman). These palms open up new rosy leaves.

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Tyrone

My one little seedling with around 4 bifid leaves was planted out in December 2016 into fairly strong summer sun and we recorded a 40C temp and it burnt a little but got stronger. Then in the winter it got frozen from probably a neg 3C event and didn't die. It just got fatter and of course burnt but then has kept on putting out new growth despite the cold weather now. These are tough little suckers and I wish I had 20 or 30 of them. When it gets some size on it, it's going to be a tough robust looking palm, well I hope anyway. I'll see if I can find a recent pic as it's pitch black outside now.

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Tyrone

A sad picture a few weeks after the freeze event but it's looking far far happier now. Will try and get a new pic tomorrow.

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