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Cuesta Linda, the estate of Jeffry and Christine Brusseau (PSSC Tour, Image Gallery)

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More photos!!!:yay:

I love this topic!!!!

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Mr Rare
On ‎10‎/‎4‎/‎2016‎ ‎8‎:‎24‎:‎21‎, Brett in Mission Viejo said:

Jeff,

Your Pandanus really opened my eyes to how this plant species can flourish in Southern California. Very nice specimens I observed on the tour! How old and what size planted out? It provides a spectacular contrast in a Mediterranean climate So Cal garden, not to mention the stilt root effect! 

Brett

There are three different species of Pandanus flourishing in the garden.

All three were planted very small , two were five gallon plants with the one pictured being planted as a 4' plant.

I stuffed the little Pandanus in a small crack between two large boulders and it just took off.

Be careful what you wish for!

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Mr Rare
On ‎10‎/‎6‎/‎2016‎ ‎4‎:‎56‎:‎20‎, annafl said:

It's so wonderful to wake up to your photos, Pando.  Thanks so much for taking the trouble to take them and post them for our pleasure!

Is this a female encephalartos?  I wasn't aware females would put out more than one cone at a time.  I've only seen one very large cone on a couple of occasions here in Florida.  This one is gorgeous!

Anna

The plant you are questioning is Encephalartos ferox.

Yes, this is a female and several of the female cycads in my collection exhibit multiple cones.

I have had as many as seven cones on a single caudex.

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On ‎10‎/‎7‎/‎2016‎ ‎10‎:‎03‎:‎58‎, GMann said:

What is this big green trunked palm in the left-center? Some type of Psuedophoenix?

Gmann

The plant you are inquiring about is Rhopalostylis baueri.

It is in a genus containing two species from The Norfolk and Kermadec islands in the south Pacific.

One of my favorites for sure!

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15 minutes ago, Mr Rare said:

Anna

The plant you are questioning is Encephalartos ferox.

Yes, this is a female and several of the female cycads in my collection exhibit multiple cones.

I have had as many as seven cones on a single caudex.

Jeffry, thanks so much for your response.  Your place is absolutely stunning and so well-done!  So much attention to detail and everything is so perfectly tended to.  Seeing it was such an inspiration to me and I'm sure many others!  Thanks for letting Pando share it with us.

I had never seen a female encephalartos with more than one cone.  Two years ago mine brought one beautiful huge red cone.  This year I was rather disappointed when I noticed one smaller, off-center cone.  After my post on your thread, I went to look again, and wouldn't you know, it is bringing three cones as well!  The one I had seen is further along than the other two, and was the only visible one at the time.  I am so excited!  I just had to share that with you.

Thanks again for sharing your incredible garden with us.  I know this is a palm forum, but I truly enjoyed the diversity of your garden as well.!  Ana

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WonderKeeper

Pando,  Beautiful pictures.      

Jeffry and Christine Brusseau,       Wonderful , well design  collection of palms and plants garden.

Thanks All for the web tour.

 

Kenneth                     

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Pando

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I hope you guys like to see some of that scenery. :)

 

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5150cycad

I can't believe I didn't read this post tell now. All I have to say is WOW. 

Jeff, your garden has to be one of the most beautiful gardens I have ever seen. What an amazing selection of palms, cycads, tropicals, succulents, etc. If I was to choose a dream garden, this would be the one. Very well done. I wish I could have been there in person. 

Pando, thank you for posting all of those photographs. The pictures turned out absolutely amazing and were fun to look at. 

 

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Mr Rare

Thanks for the outstanding accolades 5150.

 Ando did an amazing job of capturing the garden.

I am drawn back to his images and am experiencing a different view of our garden.

It has been both a  labor of love and a work in progress for nineteen years.

Give me a call for a private tour.

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Thank you thank you, it's a real sunday treat, Lovely pictures :D

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