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Franken Brahea - before and after

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DoomsDave

Some of you got a few seeds of the Franken Brahea, which is, I think a hybird between B. armata and brandeegii.

The first picture shows it back in 2009, when it was starting to grow a bit, after being planted in 2006 or thereabouts.

Palmazon stands on the stump of the felled Washie discussed in another thread.

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Here it is recently, flowers, seeds. The Shoe by the trunk.

I had no idea it would get that big that fast.

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TexasColdHardyPalms

Wow!  Any chance you have more Franken brahea seeds?

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Josh-O

Dave I hope my seed sprouts?

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DoomsDave
10 minutes ago, Josh-O said:

Dave I hope my seed sprouts?

If anyone can get them to do so, it's you!

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Josh-O
1 hour ago, DoomsDave said:

If anyone can get them to do so, it's you!

thanks buddy :)

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Jdiaz31089

I've got to say, this palm is pretty spectacular in person. It has a really unique color to it that's really hard to describe - like a frosty, sea green. I'm excited to have some of it's offspring in my garden!

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Alberto

Wow thats a fast and fantastic looking Brahea:greenthumb:

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DoomsDave

Anyone have some recent Franken Brahea tales to share?

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Fallen Munk
On 8/24/2017 at 3:07 PM, Jdiaz31089 said:

I've got to say, this palm is pretty spectacular in person. It has a really unique color to it that's really hard to describe - like a frosty, sea green. I'm excited to have some of it's offspring in my garden!

Do you have any recent photos?  Must be getting good sized by now.

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Josue Diaz
On 9/4/2021 at 10:39 AM, DoomsDave said:

Anyone have some recent Franken Brahea tales to share?

I have a forest of Frankenbrahea seedlings coming up. I need to uproot and pot them up - get those puppies into the local plant exchanges in Fresno for the spring. 

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Fallen Munk

January photo of one of mine after the snow melted.  Coming along nicely.

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Trustandi

Mine haven't germinated yet. 

7 hours ago, Josue Diaz said:

I have a forest of Frankenbrahea seedlings coming up. I need to uproot and pot them up - get those puppies into the local plant exchanges in Fresno for the spring. 

Let me know if you are willing to sell me one of the seedlings. 

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southpacific73

Finally one of DoomsDave Franken braheas seeds germinated! . The rest are just sitting there . Hoping to get more to germinate in the future. :D

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MarkbVet
On 1/12/2022 at 9:27 PM, Trustandi said:

Mine haven't germinated yet. 

Let me know if you are willing to sell me one of the seedlings. 

I second that motion!  Beautiful color...hope it's hardy in zone 8!

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MarkbVet
On 1/12/2022 at 2:21 PM, Josue Diaz said:

I have a forest of Frankenbrahea seedlings coming up. I need to uproot and pot them up - get those puppies into the local plant exchanges in Fresno for the spring. 

Lemme know if u wanna sell something...  :rolleyes:

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edbrown_III

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amh
On 1/14/2022 at 8:57 PM, southpacific73 said:

Finally one of DoomsDave Franken braheas seeds germinated! . The rest are just sitting there . Hoping to get more to germinate in the future. :D

Have my fingers crossed that I'll get germination this year.

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Fallen Munk
11 hours ago, edbrown_III said:

Baculeata.jpg

How old is this one?  Trying to get an idea as to growth rate on mine.

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edbrown_III

probably 25 years in the ground   more or less 

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