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Kevin S

 Just got back from a vacation in Thailand.  Saw a coconut palm I wish I had.

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Kevin S

 They had three of these coconuts trees at the Thai temple.

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Kevin S

 I found them tucked behind the living quarters of this Thai temple.  I just wonder if I can get that coconut palm in Hawaii ?

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Mr. Coconut Palm

Kevin,

That's a beautiful variety and I am sure it would grow well there in Hawaii if you could get one shipped to you.

John

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Daryl

Also in Thailand..a few years ago...

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PalmTreeDude

Woah! Those look so cool!

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Kokioula

Koko crater botanical garden has one

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DCA_Palm_Fan

I love the gold/ yellow ones.  You seem them reasonably often in south FL.    So far I have not seen any of them here on the sun coast in the St. Pete / Bradenton / Sarasota area.  

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