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Pal Meir
28 minutes ago, Laaz said:

Picked up a Lytocaryum weddellianum & hoehnei.

 

13 hours ago, Laaz said:

Pal is a bad influence....  :o

The Lytocaryum infection is a very, very heavy incurable disease :sick:. And it is most infectious! :evil:

PS L weddellianum is best for indoors (near your home office :D), L hoehnei is good (as potted plant) for the terrace or balcony, I think.

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Laaz

Yes, now I need to find the other two...

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Pal Meir
41 minutes ago, Laaz said:

Yes, now I need to find the other two...

Here are two nice specimens, a L insigne youngster and a L itapebiense baby: :wub:

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Laaz

We only get on average 7-10 days a year where we drop below freezing, so these will be outside most of the year.

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benko

This is mine 12 months apart. I am thinking of repotting it soon but I don't want to disturb it. It now has some roots coming out of the pot.

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Pal Meir
1 hour ago, benko said:

This is mine 12 months apart. I am thinking of repotting it soon but I don't want to disturb it. It now has some roots coming out of the pot.

Looking very happy! :greenthumb: Did you grow it from seed? And how old is it?

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benko
23 hours ago, Pal Meir said:

Looking very happy! :greenthumb: Did you grow it from seed? And how old is it?

Hi Pal, the first picture is the size it was when I got it, I didn't grow it from seed. I am yet to grow any palm from seed and it is something I would really like to do. Space is a big issue for me in my apartment, I already have so many plants. I am unsure of the age. I am just amazed at how quickly it grows! I am looking forward to seeing how big it will be this time next year. :D

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Kajsa12

My 3 Lytocaryum weddellianum spend their long summer holidays in a shady, sheltered part of the small garden.

 

 

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Pal Meir

My Lytocaryum weddellianum are all the year inside my home office (they are now sleeping :asleep: because it is midnight here):

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Kai

Whilst we're all showing off, I might as well chime in.

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My Lytocaryum appears to be making babies on the 2nd floor of my house:P

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Pal Meir
8 minutes ago, Kai said:

Whilst we're all showing off, I might as well chime in.

My Lytocaryum appears to be making babies on the 2nd floor of my house:P

Mines are still too young for making babies and are not allowed to go elsewhere; but my biggest one was last November outdoors, and I don’t know what she did there: :indifferent:

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Kai
8 hours ago, Pal Meir said:

Mines are still too young for making babies and are not allowed to go elsewhere; but my biggest one was last November outdoors, and I don’t know what she did there: :indifferent:

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Carefull with that Pal! Before you know it they start going out on their own and you lost control over them.

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Pal Meir

My tropical homeoffice B) in winter (behind the curtain on the window sill: 3x L insigne):

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Kai

Those look awesome! Just a few more years and they're flowering!

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Pal Meir

Happy birthday! :wub: 4 years after germination:

N°1301 (very tall):

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And N°1302:

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And N°1303 (very compact; since the beginning of March (!) outdoors on the balcony):

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Kai

Those look amazing Pal! Congrats with their germinationday! Did they get any presents yet?

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Pal Meir
18 minutes ago, Kai said:

Those look amazing Pal! Congrats with their germinationday! Did they get any presents yet?

I hugged and kissed them. ^_^ They are not materialistic, so they enjoyed my caress much more than fertilizers or similar material things. :D

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Pal Meir

Happy germination day, N°1306 Bonsai! ^_^ (The size of the inner plastic pot is only Ø12xH10 cm. The tiny palm on the right germinated 2013-04-22!)

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Pal Meir

This bonsai Double Coconut N°1307a+b has today its 4th germination day: :)

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Sanips
10 hours ago, Pal Meir said:

This bonsai Double Coconut N°1307a+b has today its 4th germination day: :)

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2 better than 1 :wub:

Did they grow with that 'v' shape angle by themselves? Because is what I want for my twin Butyagrus.

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Pal Meir
1 hour ago, Sanips said:

2 better than 1 :wub:

Did they grow with that 'v' shape angle by themselves? Because is what I want for my twin Butyagrus.

They are not real twins but two separate palms from two seeds. I planted them closely together so that they were growing almost parallel. When the stems became fatter they began to lean outwards and got that V-shape. Here an older photo showing them still with parallel stems:

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Pal Meir

@Sanips At first there were three seedlings planted close together. Later I removed the weakest one (N°1307c).

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Sanips

Wow, it's a big change. Clearly the nature is wise

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Pal Meir

3x four years old palms: 2x floor top size and 1x windowsill/desktop size.

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Kai

Gotta love 'em!

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Pal Meir

And here once more the window sill size small bonsai N°1308 on its window sill, together with many babies:

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Pal Meir

A colourful Leaf of Doom™ for @DoomsDave:D

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Reynevan

Here is one of the plants I received From Kai. Really beautiful palm :)

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Kai
9 minutes ago, Reynevan said:

Here is one of the plants I received From Kai. Really beautiful palm :)

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Looking good!

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Pal Meir
2 hours ago, Reynevan said:

Here is one of the plants I received From Kai. Really beautiful palm :)

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It’s a real beauty! Do you know its germination day? If you celebrate that every year your palm will be very happy and grow always healthily. :greenthumb::D

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Kai
44 minutes ago, Pal Meir said:

It’s a real beauty! Do you know its germination day? If you celebrate that every year your palm will be very happy and grow always healthily. :greenthumb::D

Germination date is noted on the label. It's probably around October 2015. B)

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Reynevan
1 hour ago, Pal Meir said:

It’s a real beauty! Do you know its germination day? If you celebrate that every year your palm will be very happy and grow always healthily. :greenthumb::D

Its 5.10.15 !! :)

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Ilovepalm

Hi! :) I ordered Lytocaryum Weddelliana the seeds. How to prepare them for sowing? How then to take care of this palm?

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Ivorhooper

Finally got my hands on one of these beauties...all the way from Brazil.

It's in my toilet so I can observe while "meditating"

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Kai

That's a good looking Lyto, I hope it does well for you but be aware of your meditating sessions not getting too long!

You are in the UK right? I was wondering why you went through all that trouble to get this palm all the way from Brazil as there are quite a few available here in Europe.

Anyways good luck with it and hope it flowers soon. Then read my Lyto "grown-up" thread for pollination practices if you want fruits on your Lyto.

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Ivorhooper
1 hour ago, Kai said:

 

Hi Kai, i was in Brazil on a work trip and there was a garden centre over the road from my hotel so i went for a look. Had a number of these in various sizes. This was the smallest and only the equivalent of £15. So I bought and put in my suitcase! Shhhh

I've never seen one in the UK, and one from Germany or Holland is way more expensive with shipping for a smaller one.

The garden centre had a Lytocaryum hoehnei also but I didn't know what it was at the time, plus I don't think it would have fitted in my case!

1 hour ago, Kai said:

That's a good looking Lyto, I hope it does well for you but be aware of your meditating sessions not getting too long!

You are in the UK right? I was wondering why you went through all that trouble to get this palm all the way from Brazil as there are quite a few available here in Europe.

Anyways good luck with it and hope it flowers soon. Then read my Lyto "grown-up" thread for pollination practices if you want fruits on your Lyto.

 

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Kai
3 hours ago, Ivorhooper said:

Hi Kai, i was in Brazil on a work trip and there was a garden centre over the road from my hotel so i went for a look. Had a number of these in various sizes. This was the smallest and only the equivalent of £15. So I bought and put in my suitcase! Shhhh

I've never seen one in the UK, and one from Germany or Holland is way more expensive with shipping for a smaller one.

The garden centre had a Lytocaryum hoehnei also but I didn't know what it was at the time, plus I don't think it would have fitted in my case!

 

Whoah! Nice trip. I would have taken the hoehnei for sure!

Lol, about 10 years ago I bought a Wedd from the UK, shipping was very pricey! I guess they don't have them anymore. Seeds are not as abundant as they were a couple of decades ago.

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Ivorhooper
24 minutes ago, Kai said:

Whoah! Nice trip. I would have taken the hoehnei for sure!

Lol, about 10 years ago I bought a Wedd from the UK, shipping was very pricey! I guess they don't have them anymore. Seeds are not as abundant as they were a couple of decades ago.

This was the hoehnei I've been told with cocothrinax at the back right.

Can anyone confirm? 

I'm going again in January so I may see what else is on offer :-)

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Kai
15 minutes ago, Ivorhooper said:

This was the hoehnei I've been told with cocothrinax at the back right.

Can anyone confirm? 

I'm going again in January so I may see what else is on offer :-)

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Yup that's a hoehnei. You can bring it back for me. I'll come and pick it up in the UK. Planning on a flyfishing trip anyway.

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Howeadypsis
On 02/12/2017, 21:28:51, Ivorhooper said:

Finally got my hands on one of these beauties...all the way from Brazil.

It's in my toilet so I can observe while "meditating"

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Wow you must have a big toilet! ;)

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