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I have many palms. Most of them are very happy palms because I love them and we treat them well. In turn, they reward us with bountiful crops of seeds. I've learned there is scant interest in seeds of very tropical palms, esp. "common" ones that grow fast and get large no matter how beautiful they are. Today we got out the pole saw to stop these palms from burying us alive in seeds. We ended up with the pile of aborted infructescenses you see in the photos. Sad, I know, but necessary.

For anyone interested, that pile includes the following species as I can best remember:

Adonidia merrillii

Veitchia joannis

Veitchia spiralis

Veitchia winin

Carpentaria acuminata

Dypsis pembana

Coccothrinax sp

Archonotophoenix tuckeri

Archonotophoenix maxima

Ptychosperma elegans


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Holy Moly Meg that is unreal , necessary evil I can imagine!!

All palms I'll never be able to grow in the ground =/ 

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