I recently acquired several different Tillandsias to add to my collection. I've included a few in the photo below. Does anyone know the cold hardiness of the non-native forms and hybrid? I'm thinking they aren't as hardy as our native Spanish moss, but figured I'd check if anyone on here knows. For now, I plan to treat them like I do for my other non/less cold hardy Tillandsia species.
From left to right: Tillandsia usneoides thick form, Tillandsia usneoides native form (for comparison purposes), Tillandsia usneoides super fine form, and Tillandsia recurvata x usneoides
For sale is a lot of 3 Zamia variegata seedlings I bought in a compot at a Palm Beach Palm/Cycad Sale. The mother is Zamia variegata but I can't be sure about the father. Zamia variegata comes from Central America and is threatened by habitat loss. My research indicates it is the only variegated cycad in the world.
Lot of 3 Zamia variegata sp/hyb seedlings = $20.00
Shipping = $10.00 No shipping outside the US. No shipping to HI
TOTAL = $30.00
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PM me if you are interested
I need to find a new for 50+ Coccothrinax borhidiana seedlings I germinated. They are 6-9 months old and have 1 to 3 leaves and vigorous root systems. I received them from a fellow palm lover last year. I don't have a photo of the actual mother palm but my source told me the seeds came from her palm and no other Coccothrinax spp were nearby. However, I am posting a 2017 photo of one of my C. borhidiana (not the mother).
See summary below:
Coccothrinax borhidiana: 50+ seedlings @ $30.00 for the lot.
Shipping = $10.00 via Priority Mail. Sent without pots & soil, with roots wrapped in damp orchid moss, clear wrap and foil
Total = $40.00
Payment via Paypal
No shipping outside the US. No shipping to HI. PM me if you are interested
Seedlings for sale
Coccothrinax borhidiana from my garden (not the mother palm)
This is one specimen of the Cyrtostachys sp. 'Hybrid' growing in Jeff Searle's yard, as we toured it during the traditional 'Post Tour' after the Fall 'Ganza a couple weeks ago. I was looking through my photos and thought it could use its own topic before the regular topic is started. This is one of the more unique color forms I have seen among the hybrid complex and it is quite impressive when you see it in person. The colorful trunks are smooth and very glossy and the crownshafts are a perfect shade of orange-yellow. The tallest main stem was carrying an inflorescence, but it was difficult to photograph from the ground and not much in the way of detail could be discerned. To sum it up, it was weird looking. We could not tell if it had flowered, was flowering or was going to flower. A tall ladder was going to be needed for a better inspection and more photos. For now though, it was total eye candy.
- A view from the patio with Jim Glock for scale. The tour had just started and the palm was the second or third stop.
- Closer to the base and the diverse span of color. The clump was all suckers and no stolons. The trunks look like they had been air-brushed with paint and later buffed to a high shine. Since this palm took 29ºF (-1.7ºC) without any damage when it was a small plant, I wonder what it could handle now.
take a look at this please!