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The Silent Seed

I'm surprised that NOT ONE post has been made about variegated palms/cycads in a long time - I'd love to see pictures!

Even better if you have small ones to share!

Planted a bunch of "variegated" Sabal palmetto - but we'll see what actually comes up!

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Brad Mondel

Here's My Variegated Cycad.

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Tingtongthai

My Friend in Thailand and his Licuala a Phoenix, an oil palm and others

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Daryl

Here's a couple of mine...

Variegated Rhapis

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Trunk of variegated 'Foxy Lady'

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The Silent Seed

GORGEOUS! Those are beauties!!! Keep 'em coming!

Interesting how the Sago only shows it on the newest leaves (it seems?)

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Patricia-CR

I'm going to enjoy this thread!!! More photos please! :wub:

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Tingtongthai

OK More

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Tingtongthai

and more, its hell living in Thailand

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Daryl

Here's a couple of leaves on one of my foxy ladies. Not too much sun so not too much burn.

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Daryl

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DoomsDave

more!

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Palm Hound

Is man made variegation okay to show?

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Walter John

This was taken at Queens Park in Townsville on our long forgotten ratpack trip of 2009.

It's a Phoenix

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more from that trip,

Pinanga

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Caryota

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Brad Mondel

GORGEOUS! Those are beauties!!! Keep 'em coming!

Interesting how the Sago only shows it on the newest leaves (it seems?)

Each flush has half variegation with a few spots in the green fronds.

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Patricia-CR

Palm Hound, what do you mean by 'man made variegation'? Show it!

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Jeff Searle

Palm Hound, what do you mean by 'man made variegation'? Show it!

It used to be that not long ago, if someone had a variegated plant, you really had something. But now, almost anything you can think of has been chemically induced to produce variegation in it. I think Thailand has been leading the way by the looks of all the variegated plants that are now showing up at the markets.

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PalmatierMeg

Some of my variegated palms:

Adonidia merrillii - I keep it partially shaded by my Dypsis pembana. I took these photos early this morning. Perhaps that's why the variegation looks a bit "washed out".

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Rhapis sp - Not excelsa but I'm not sure what species.

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Rhapis excelsa - I have 7 or 8 in the shade garden. They seem to like it. Here are two of them:

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Patricia-CR

Thanks, Jeff!

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kuraman

My Veitchia merrillii :):

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Patricia-CR

Neat kuraman!!!

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Ken Johnson

VFox

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realarch

The trunk of one of my Euterpe precatoria.

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kuraman

Rhapis excelsa variegata

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Walter John

Dioon, recently shown in another thread.

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Palmzilla

Dioon, recently shown in another thread.

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WOW!!! Very Cool!

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R.E.Var Kotobuki

Rhapis excelsa var. kobannishiki is still my favorite.

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Rhapis excelsa var. zuikonnishiki

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palmislandRandy

This Pseudophoenix is at Fairchild Gardens. :drool:

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Trava

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This is W.filifera,2nd year.She do not like the sun.

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JD in the OC

Kuraman,

Love the Christmas Palm. Very healthy. Very nice :drool:

Wal,

I have a variegated Dioon spin. Can only hope it looks like that in 5 years! :drool:

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Brad Mondel

I'd give anything for that washy :drool:

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The Silent Seed

That Wash. is gorgoeus!!! Where'd it come from?

I bought some var'd sabal on Ebay - hope some come up var'd!

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Madchemis

Here is Loran's variegated E. Natalensis.

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Madchemis

Also his variegated Zamia Furfuracea:

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JD in the OC

Rhapis excelsa KINPONNISHIKI

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Caryota mitis

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Howea forsteriana

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Adonidia merrilii

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JD in the OC

Ptychosperma waitianum

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Wodyetia x Adonidia

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Dioon spinulosum

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JD in the OC

Chamaedorea microspadix (suckering)

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hanapalms

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This Wodyetia bifurcata went off on it's own from a batch of a couple dozen seedlings. I keep it indoors now to see if the leaves will stop bruising.:unsure:

I took this photo with my new phone, it doesn't seem to blow up. Should get myself a real camera.

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virtualpalm

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This Wodyetia bifurcata went off on it's own from a batch of a couple dozen seedlings. I keep it indoors now to see if the leaves will stop bruising.:unsure:

William, looks like some Veitchia pollen got on that seed. The variegation on these palms (which some like to call Foxy Lady) does seem to "bruise" or turn necrotic fairly easily. Below is a little bit larger one that we have at our nursery in Miami.

Jody

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SurfCityPalms

Hey Everyone!

I usually don't reply on topics, I just read, but I had to with this one! Here's what I have variegated:

Caryota mitis

Veitchia merrillii

Wodyetia bifurcata

Howea forsteriana

Chambeyronia macrocarpa var watermelon (if you count that)

and a couple varieties of Rhapis excelsa

Does anyone know where I can get anything I don't already have? I search for variegated palms and cycas almost daily, but rarely ever come up with anything.

Jerod

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Phil

Group,

Wow, one of Danny's (R.E.Var Kotobuki) favorite topics. I thought I'd add a few more photos for fun. Most of these are of nursery plants. All are from different actual plants/varieties.

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SurfCityPalms

Phil,

What is the one on the bottom right? and when you say they are "nursery plants", do you mean that your nursery is offering them for sale?

Secondly, to everyone, I just picked up a couple variegated Wodyetia bifurcata yesterday, TOTALLY EXCITED about 'em!

Jerod

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