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anyone from tropical climate  growing lytocaryum weddellianum  in outdoor. i heard they don't like much water 

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Pal Meir

L weddellianum like much rain, but they need a fast draining soil. In their habitats in RJ/Brazil they are growing on slopes in tropical rain forests between ca 50 and 900 m altitude. Here the temps and rainfall data of two towns lying at the margins of the habitat Serra dos Órgãos and Serra da Estrela:

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Davi Aguiar

I grow them outdoors under full forest canopy, in fast draining soil. They receive just rainwater, which is about 1200mm a year. In the University where I study, They have them growing in gardens, which receive direct sunlight in part of the day. They are a bit yellow on those bright areas, but seed a lot better. They also receive some irrigation water there. 

They shouldn't be hard to grow for you.

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realarch

They love water in the tropics! I had intended to plant the ones currently in pots out, but they are such great potted palms I never have. 

Being able to move them around because of their size is a nice option. 

I snapped these photos in between the relentless rain of the past few days, 9" (228.6 mm) the last 48 hours and 172" (4368 mm) so far for the year. 

It's soggy to say the least. 

Tim

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19 hours ago, realarch said:

They love water in the tropics! I had intended to plant the ones currently in pots out, but they are such great potted palms I never have. 

Being able to move them around because of their size is a nice option. 

I snapped these photos in between the relentless rain of the past few days, 9" (228.6 mm) the last 48 hours and 172" (4368 mm) so far for the year. 

It's soggy to say the least. 

Tim

 

 

now im ok to plant them inoutddoor

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