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Chester B

Show us what you have growing for eventual plantings.

Here are mine:

The empty aquarium works well with the High output T8 bulbs.  I haven't set it up yet because I need to swap out the carpet for a more durable flooring.  It's a 150 gallon that will house a Malawi predator tank as it was before.  Last time it was running it housed Buccochromis rhodesii, Nimbochromis fuscotaeniatus, Dimidiochromis strigatus, Naveochromis chrysogaster, and Tyranochromis macrostoma.   This is my original hobby the palm hobby came many decades later.

All the palms will one day find a spot in my gardens if I can find room!  They include:

L. nitida

BxJ

(BxJ)xS

T fortunei (about 150 of them)

S. mexicana

S. minor "McCurtain"

S. uresana

R. hystrix

J. chilensis

 

The second incubator is full of Ch. radicalis "DoomsDave" and more BxJ seeds which have been sporadically germinating over the last year.

 

 

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Umbrae

Fishtails waiting to get planted in quarts

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Umbrae

A whole bunch of different stuff, meds, sylvestris, canaries,  

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Umbrae

Sabal minor seedlings just getting their groove on 

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Umbrae

New digs going up, shade should be here next week, inspected and approved by Chooner the wunder mutt

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Chester B

Ok so is it safe to assume this is a business or side business???  Cause you got a crap load of palms.B)

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Umbrae
19 minutes ago, Chester B said:

Ok so is it safe to assume this is a business or side business???  Cause you got a crap load of palms.B)

An out of control hobby, kinda like a dope dealer who sells to finance his habit..... i got a bad monkey on my back

 

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jimmyt
14 minutes ago, Umbrae said:

An out of control hobby, kinda like a dope dealer who sells to finance his habit..... i got a bad monkey on my back

 

U got Palm Smack :o

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ParkerK

I was hoping a post like this was going to come up, thanks @Chester B!:shaka-2:

Heres the list of my Casa De Container Ranch..

Acanthophoenix rubra

Acoelorrhaphe wrightii
Allegoptera arenaria
Areca vestiaria (germinating)
Caryota mitis
Caryota obtusa
Chamaedorea ernesti-augusti
Chamaedorea costaricana
Chamaedorea elegans 
Chamaedorea pinnatifrons
Chamaedorea metallica
Chamaedorea stolinifera
Chamaedorea tepejilote
Chambeyronia macrocarpa
Copernecia fallaensis (germinating)
Dypsis basilonga
Dypsis cabadae (germinating)
Dypsis lanceolata
Dypsis lutescens 
Dypsis leptocheilos
Howea forsteriana (germinating)
Hyophorbe indica (red)
Laccospadix australasica
Licuala peltata var. sumawongii
Livistona decora
Livistona chinensis
Livistona saribus
Pritchardia beccariana
Ptychosperma elegans
Ravenea rivularis
Rhopalostylia sapida (germinating)
Roystonea regia
Sabal causarium (germinating)
Syagrus romamzoffiana x weddellianum (germinating)
Syagrus weddellianum
Veitcha joannis

 

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ParkerK

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ParkerK

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jimmyt

@ParkerK  You are a palm addict as well!  :mrlooney:

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Tjohnson

One of the small planters with Cone-tainers.

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ParkerK
36 minutes ago, Tjohnson said:

One of the small planters with Cone-tainers.

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This level of detail and organization is flippin awesome @Tjohnson! I gotta move my operation to the garage and shoot for something like this. Did you custom make those wooden holders?

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ParkerK
1 hour ago, jimmyt said:

@ParkerK  You are a palm addict as well!  :mrlooney:

I'm using palms as a crutch @jimmyt. I was hooked on bromeliads, cycads, agaves and all sorts of botany before this!

Haha kidding, palms have always been my one and only horticultural hyperobsession.

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Tjohnson

@ParkerK Yes, I built these cone-trainer trays (detailed photo attached) which fit into the 3 raised planters I built for my wife last year. This year I stole them for palms and built her in ground planter beds. 

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PalmatierMeg

Tjohnson, that is an awesome germinating setup. You should write it up for submission to a DIY magazine or figure out a way to market it.

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Fusca
15 hours ago, ParkerK said:

Heres the list of my Casa De Container Ranch..

Acanthophoenix rubra

Acoelorrhaphe wrightii
Allegoptera arenaria
Areca vestiaria (germinating)
Caryota mitis
Caryota obtusa
Chamaedorea ernesti-augusti
Chamaedorea costaricana
Chamaedorea elegans 
Chamaedorea pinnatifrons
Chamaedorea metallica
Chamaedorea stolinifera
Chamaedorea tepejilote
Chambeyronia macrocarpa
Copernecia fallaensis (germinating)
Dypsis basilonga
Dypsis cabadae (germinating)
Dypsis lanceolata
Dypsis lutescens 
Dypsis leptocheilos
Howea forsteriana (germinating)
Hyophorbe indica (red)
Laccospadix australasica
Licuala peltata var. sumawongii
Livistona decora
Livistona chinensis
Livistona saribus
Pritchardia beccariana
Ptychosperma elegans
Ravenea rivularis
Rhopalostylia sapida (germinating)
Roystonea regia
Sabal causarium (germinating)
Syagrus romamzoffiana x weddellianum (germinating)
Syagrus weddellianum
Veitcha joannis

Hey Parker, that's quite a list!  Any luck with the Cryosophila warscewiczii yet?  I didn't see it on your list.

Jon

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ParkerK
6 hours ago, Fusca said:

Hey Parker, that's quite a list!  Any luck with the Cryosophila warscewiczii yet?  I didn't see it on your list.

Jon

Howdy Jon, thanks!

Gasp! How could I forget that one on my list, I’m most looking forward to it. Gotta update it!

The Duranta began to pop but thats about it. No luck yet, the C. warscewiczii are still brewin in the germination station. Hopefully we’ll have a heartbeat soon, I’ll keep ya posted!

 

 

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PalmTreeDude

Here is my little container/seedling ranch. All are Sabal minor except for the one that was closest to the camera, that is a neglected Phoenix dactylifera. 

 

 

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NOT A TA
On 1/9/2019 at 5:40 PM, Chester B said:

Show us what you have growing for eventual plantings.

Most of the plants I grow will be used for what I call "Vigilante landscaping". Where various city, county, state, or the fed government drops the ball or absentee land owners ignore properties and there is a need for landscaping or landscape maintenance I just do it.  Current project this winter I've almost finished is an entrance to a high school where nothing was planted when the school was built. Only some of the plants in pics will be used there. Most of the one's in the pics will probably go to next winters project which will probably be a local post office that's looking really bad. I grow low maintenance plants I can propagate or start from seed easily that have fairly good drought tolerance (for S FL) because once planted and watered until they've become established they may not get much care afterward. Here's a few pics of some of the plants.

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NOT A TA

Thought some might want to see the school entrance planting area mentioned in previous post. Pic shows about 1/3 of the planting area so as you can see it takes a lot of plants.

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Missi
10 hours ago, NOT A TA said:

Most of the plants I grow will be used for what I call "Vigilante landscaping". Where various city, county, state, or the fed government drops the ball or absentee land owners ignore properties and there is a need for landscaping or landscape maintenance I just do it.  

That's called guerrilla gardening :lol:

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Missi

Doggone! Accidentally hit keyboard shortcut and posted too soon...can't find the delete post link..will finish and post shortly...

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Missi

Currently potted for eventual plantings:
Beccariophoenix alfredii
Butia sp.
Chamaedorea arenbergiana
Chamaedorea deckeriana (might plant in ground, might not)
Chamaedorea ernesti-augusti (might plant in ground, might not)
Chamaedorea tepejilote 'clustering form'
Chamaedorea woodsoniana 'large seed' (might plant in ground, might not)
Chuniophoenix hainanensis (might plant in ground, might not)
Chuniophoenix nana (might plant in ground, might not)
Copernicia fallaensis
Copernicia hospita
Copernicia rigida
Corypha utan
Dypsis leptocheilos
Johannesteijsmannia altifrons
Latania loddigesii
Latania lontaroides
Licuala peltata 'sumawongii'
Licuala ramsayi
Licuala spinosa
Livistona saribus
Mauritia flexuosa
Pinanga coronata ‘Kuhlii’/’Blunt Leaf’
Pinanga disticha (I have several to experiment with)
Pinanga ‘Thai Mottled’
Pritchardia hillebrandii
Ptychosperma macarturii
Sabal causiarum
Salacca zalacca
Satakentia liukiuensis
Syagrus schizophylla
Zombia antillarum

Most are ready to go in the ground now, I just have no clue how I should plant them. I have tons of more of the tender species in my 'forever container garden'.

DANGIT! I did it again! Don't read...I'm not finished adding everything :floor: EDIT: Okay, finished LOL

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Rickybobby

Most common palms up name it. I have it. A ton of stuff I germinated from banana joe. Some from Jamaica I brought back 

trachycarpus. Serenoa sabal minor and palmetto dypsis Areca vestiaria chamerops bismarkia wodyetia ans keeps going 

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dwimss
On 1/12/2019 at 4:04 PM, Umbrae said:

Fishtails waiting to get planted in quarts

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Do you use fertilizer for your seedlings when you transplant in containers ?

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Umbrae
On 2/15/2019 at 3:21 PM, dwimss said:

Do you use fertilizer for your seedlings when you transplant in containers ?

Yes, the mix we plant in has composted chicken manure pellets in it and we also use either an osmocote or florikan slow release fertilizer .. which ever is handy and cost effective

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