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DoomsDave

Whoo hoo wee! 

Just got a whole bunch of Dypsis lanceolata seeds!

If you want some, PM me with your address and I'll send them to you, anywhere on Earth except Morocco.

Please put "free lanceolata seeds" or similar in the message line.

You may know the drill already. PM me for any  questions.

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DoomsDave

I have a lot.

Generous donor, and fecund plant.

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Vari805

PM sent.   Thanks DAVE!

 

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DoomsDave

I have a lot.

Of seed, that is.

This is a slender species, multiple trunks, about 2" (5 cm) thick, to about 18 feet (6m) tall, after 20+ years in the ground in Southern California.

Should be good in a pot indoors. So, Croatians, Swedes, Brits, Canadians, Nebraskans, etc., put in a request, too.

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Funkthulhu

nebraskans....  

You're killin' me man.  (time to buy a greenhouse)

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DoomsDave

Ask and you'll get.

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DoomsDave

Here's some of the seeds.

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Palmensammler

Hi Dave,

you're right, you have a lot of them :lol:. Sent you a PM.

Eckhard

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DoomsDave
7 hours ago, Palmensammler said:

Hi Dave,

you're right, you have a lot of them :lol:. Sent you a PM.

Eckhard

Oh yes

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Cocoa Beach Jason

PM sent. If you still have more thanks!!

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DoomsDave

Keep the PMs coming, I've got plenty of seed still.

 

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DoomsDave

urk

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DoomsDave

Still plenty of seed

Keep the requests coming

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Palmensammler

Hi Dave,

have you seen my PM?

Eckhard

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DoomsDave
12 minutes ago, Palmensammler said:

Hi Dave,

have you seen my PM?

Eckhard

Oh, yes. Gathering PMs to send out a bunch of seed all at once.

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DoomsDave

Alright, getting ready to send out the first batch.

So far, I've got 28 requests, from, inter alia; Spain, France, Phillipines, Germany, Netherlands, Croatia, Czech Republic; and Florida, Nebraska, Massachussetts, Florida, Georgia, Utah, and of course, California.

I'm a bit disappointed, actually. I expected hordes of Tasmanian Devils asking for seed.

I can EASILY handle another 30 requests, no problem.

Send me a PM, and get on the Lanceolata Train, leaving the station.

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DoomsDave

NO NEED TO BE SHY

Ask and ye shall receive!

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DoomsDave

Doink 

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DoomsDave

Even the Tar Baby approves.

How can you go wrong with that?

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DoomsDave

Here's the envelopes all posted and ready to go.

Dont be shy I have more!

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DoomsDave
On 6/16/2017, 5:49:20, DoomsDave said:

Here's the envelopes all posted and ready to go.

Dont be shy I have more!

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Mailed out yesterday evening.

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DoomsDave

Here's a picture of the seeds.

They HAVE NOT been cleaned. They might even be a bit moldy.

But they'll still grow.

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Funkthulhu

Should we clean them?  Or will they fair as well as they are?

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DoomsDave

You can clean them if you want.

I usually don't, though if you do, soak them first, which will make it a lot easier to clean the dried fruit off.

I've found them to be good growers and sprouters as a species.

 

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Missi

ALL(!!!) of mine are having a 24 hour spa day on the kitchen counter with their friends!

Please share your germination/seedling stories/pics!

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DoomsDave

Anyone getting sprouts?

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marc84

Hello Dave

I have never received the seeds that you kindly sent to me. probably a postal or customs problem.

My dypsis plumosa and brahea grow well but slow.

Cordially Marc. 

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Palmensammler

Hello Dave

Same for me. Never received any seed after the C. radicalis.

Eckhard

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axelsh

Same problem. Seeds never delivered :(

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Vari805

Hi Dave,

I did get my D. lanceolata seeds in June.  I also got the D. plumosa seeds as well.  THANK YOU!

4 of the D. Plumosa seeds sprouted within 2 weeks, the rest are still sleeping.

The D. lanceolata seeds have not germinated........:unsure: so they too are sleeping or becoming organic nutrients.

Anybody else have success with the lancies?

 

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porkchop

No luck for me ......

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Funkthulhu

Yeah, I just checked my germination kresh again last night.  Had another frankenbrahea pop, but none of these yet.  

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cisco

I sent you PM 

 

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cisco

Hello Dave!
Eagle is landed!  Thank you very much!

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DoomsDave
On 11/8/2017, 10:24:01, porkchop said:

No luck for me ......

No sprout or no got?

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Matthew92

Nothing for me, but my germination methods might not be the most stellar. I do remember that there were a lot of floaters (even after cleaning) with the batch I got.

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cisco

Is this what I'm think it is?

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Phoenikakias

No, this is "liquidation", embryo is dead. I wish I prove wrong though... 

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CroToni
On 7/6/2017, 23:30:40, DoomsDave said:

I have a lot.

Of seed, that is.

This is a slender species, multiple trunks, about 2" (5 cm) thick, to about 18 feet (6m) tall, after 20+ years in the ground in Southern California.

Should be good in a pot indoors. So, Croatians, Swedes, Brits, Canadians, Nebraskans, etc., put in a request, too.

It is an easy "grow" on the south coast,where I am they would perish,but 300 km south they grow with very few issues.

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DoomsDave
6 hours ago, CroToni said:

It is an easy "grow" on the south coast,where I am they would perish,but 300 km south they grow with very few issues.

You might want to try some indoors. Small and skinny, like we sometimes wish we were . . . . . :)

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