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Archontophoenix maxima before and after

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DoomsDave

Here's an Archie maxima in June of 2008, and today.

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DoomsDave

Some of you have gotten a few free seeds from the maxie pictured.

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RedRabbit

It's amazing it could grow so fast in Ca where you get so little rain. 

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Josh-O
1 minute ago, RedRabbit said:

It's amazing it could grow so fast in Ca where you get so little rain. 

it takes lots of irrigation for them to form that famous fatty trunk for us in California.

 

Nice palm Dave!!

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DoomsDave
5 minutes ago, RedRabbit said:

It's amazing it could grow so fast in Ca where you get so little rain. 

Where nature fails, man succeeds!

With water anyway.

Ladies, too  . . . .

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Panamajack

Wow, beautiful, beautiful palm, Dave!

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Briank

I like that species vs all your Tukeri. Just my taste.  Maxima & Beatrice my fav. 

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Palm Tree Jim

Well done DD!

And i'm sure the plants are loving this rain we are getting.

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Cikas

Beautiful palm!

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Tropicgardener

Some great growth there....... I have planted a few in my seasonally boggy creek just on a year ago. They are certainly rockets when compared to our local form of alexandrae.

 

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Dave-Vero

Mine, after a happy summer, is returning to slightly ratty leaves in fall.  It got doused with palm minerals last week.  

 

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Xerarch

What a rocket! I would need a rather large greenhouse to attempt one here ha ha. 

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