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    • PalmatierMeg
      By PalmatierMeg
      My second Sabal miamiensis, grown from a seed I collected from a plaqued palm at Leu Botanical Garden in Orlando, FL, has produced its first crop of seeds. They are by far the largest Sabal seeds I have ever seen in person. I posted about them in a topic I link to below.
      https://www.palmtalk.org/forum/index.php?/topic/65324-sabal-miamiensis-leu-garden-huge-fruit-seeds/&tab=comments#comment-954404
      So, are these seeds the offspring of a pure S. miamiensis or a hybrid between S.m. and another Sabal species growing in Leu Garden? I'm not sure and I believe no one else is either.
      If you wish to learn more about S. miamiensis, read the following article from Palmpedia
      https://www.palmpedia.net/wiki/Sabal_miamiensis
      I have another Sabal miamiensis that I received as a tiny seedling in 2008. It has been seeding for years and I thought it had large seeds - until now. This year I cut off its inflorescenses so its genetics would not interfere with the newer palm. However, I have seeds of my older S.m. remaining from 2019 to compare. My younger S.m. flowered and set seeds earlier than than the older. Those seeds also ripened 6-8 weeks earlier than any other Sabal. I finished harvesting them earlier this week. Sabal palm seeds in Cape Coral generally ripen from late Oct. through Nov. Not only are these seeds exceptionally large but they are also fewer in number than I have seen on any other Sabal except uber dwarf Sabal minors.
      Photo 1:  Left) Six seeds of S. miamiensis 'Leu Garden' - compared to - Right) six seeds of my older S. miamiensis 'Original' from 2019

      I want to make these unusually large Sabal miamiensis 'Leu Garden' seeds available to PTers. I am also offering the remainder of my older miamiensis' 2019 crop at a discount. Sabal seeds are not short-lived like some palm seeds and these nearly year-old seeds should still germinate well. Perhaps some of you might wish to grow both sets of seeds side by side for comparison, then report back to the forum with results. I can package both sets for combined shipping.
      Sabal miamiensis 'Leu Garden' Seeds:  25 @ $10.00 for the lot
                                                                      50 @ $15.00 for the lot
                                                                     100 @ $20.00 for the lot
      Sabal miamiensis 'Original' 2019 seeds:  50 @ $8.00 for the lot
                                                                           100 @ $12.00 for the lot
      Shipping: $6.00 up to 300 seeds             No shipping outside the US.  No shipping to HI
      Payment via Paypal
      PM me if you are interested
      Photos
      Sabal miamiensis 'Leu Garden' seeds (top) and fruit (bottom)

      Sabal miamiensis 'Leu Garden' mother palm, 2020

      Sabal miamiensis 'Original' mother palm, 2019

    • PalmatierMeg
      By PalmatierMeg
      I am selling my remaining African oil palm seeds and over a dozen seedlings that volunteered in my yard in one lot. Palmpedia is acting up at the moment but you can read about this palm below:
      https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elaeis_guineensis
      See summary below:
      Elaeis guineensis seedlings: 12+ one- and two-leaf seedlings
            AND
      Elaeis guineensis seeds: 12+ seeds
      COST FOR LOT = $20.00
      Shipping for Lot = $10.00 via Priority Mail        No shipping outside the US. No shipping to HI
      TOTAL = $30.00
      Payment via Paypal
      PM me if you are interested
      Photos

      Mother Palm

       
    • PalmatierMeg
      By PalmatierMeg
      Several female Chamaedorea tepejilote in my backyard jungle have produced a crop of 120+ seeds between them. I have divided them into two equal lots for two interested buyers. Read more about this palm species here:
      http://www.palmpedia.net/wiki/Chamaedorea_tepejilote
      See summary below:
      Chamaedorea tepejilote fresh 2020 seeds - Two Lots Only: 60 seeds @ $15.00 for each Lot
      Shipping: $5.00      No shipping outside the US. No shipping to HI
      TOTAL = $20.00
      Payment via Paypal
      PM me if you are interested
      Photos
      Seeds

      Parent Plants

    • PalmatierMeg
      By PalmatierMeg
      My Carpentaria is producing a bounty of red fruit and seeds. Is there any interest in these seeds or should I send them to the compost pile?
       



    • PalmatierMeg
      By PalmatierMeg
      Elaeis guineensis, the African Oil Palm, is grown commercially for the oil in its seeds. It is a very large palm with a Jurassic Park look I really like. It reaches 70'+ tall and has a crown of 40 massive leaves - when we cut one down we have to slice it in two to carry it to the street. The trunk is covered with spirally arranged leaf bases. It is hardy to zone 10. Our oldest palm is now dropping large seeds that germinate soon after hitting  the ground. This is an eye-catching palm if you have the space for it and a palm you will never find at your local BB garden center. I have nearly 60 seeds at the moment and I am selling them in either two lots of 25+ or one lot of 50+
      Elaeis guineensis: TWO LOTS of 25+ seeds each @ $5.00 per lot
                                    Shipping = $5.00 per lot
                                    TOTAL = $10.00 per lot
      ---------------------------OR-------------------------------------------
      Elaeis guineensis: ONE LOT of 50+ seeds @ $8.00 for the lot
                                   Shipping = $6.00 for the lot
                                   TOTAL = $14.00
      Payment via Paypal. PM me if interested
      Photos
      Seeds

      Mother Palm

       
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