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We got seedlings in august 2013, and still I am looking forward to seeing a more adult form of this species.

Nice colored new leaf which I can see for the first time.

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mike in kurtistown

Here you go, Philippe:

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Orange 5-gal bucket provides scale. Seeds from RPS in March 2006. Four planted out between June and August 2015. Full sun locations. Growth has been rapid.

 

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Daryl

Here's a couple of photos I took back at the Thailand Biennial at Nong Nooch

A beautiful palm...does pretty well here too...my young one is a good grower.

 

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Daryl

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doranakandawatta
1 hour ago, Daryl said:

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Nice picture !

From juvenile to adult forms, clumping or solitary trunking forms, I still wonder what is an Hydriastele microcarpa !

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Jeff_Cabinda

The slender shape and unusual leaves obviously give a nice texture to the garden. Thanks.

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Hilo Jason
On 8/8/2017 at 11:57 AM, mike in kurtistown said:

Here you go, Philippe:

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Orange 5-gal bucket provides scale. Seeds from RPS in March 2006. Four planted out between June and August 2015. Full sun locations. Growth has been rapid.

 

Bump and question for Mike if he sees this.  

I was wondering if these palms you showed above were suckering at a small size.  I have 3 of them in 1 gallon pots that I am planting out very soon.  All 3 of mine are solitary so I'm wondering if they will remain that way or if they could possibly still sucker.  They are about 18" tall at this point.  Thanks in advance. 

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John hovancsek

I have put 2 in ground and both are growing good for me but no sign of cluttering.  I kinda hope they are the single specimen 

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mike in kurtistown

Jason, 

I have pictures of the plants in 2-gal pots from Dec 2014 six months before I planted them. The main stems were already pretty large and there were many suckers on each plant. I don't remember the development before that.

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Hilo Jason
2 hours ago, mike in kurtistown said:

Jason, 

I have pictures of the plants in 2-gal pots from Dec 2014 six months before I planted them. The main stems were already pretty large and there were many suckers on each plant. I don't remember the development before that.

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Thanks Mike. I appreciate it. 

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Hilo Jason
14 hours ago, John hovancsek said:

I have put 2 in ground and both are growing good for me but no sign of cluttering.  I kinda hope they are the single specimen 

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Did yours come from Floribunda?

here are the 3 that I got from there. 

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There’s a picture on Palmpedia from Floribunda of a very nice looking solitary version that might be the parent plant of these. 

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John hovancsek
12 hours ago, Hilo Jason said:

Did yours come from Floribunda?

here are the 3 that I got from there. 

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There’s a picture on Palmpedia from Floribunda of a very nice looking solitary version that might be the parent plant of these. 

Yes mine did. I will find out and get to the bottom of this. I really prefer the single 

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