By Eric Thompson
Hi folks just put up another video, stop on by if you have a chance. Basic seed germination as well as a look at my largest seed grown washy.
So I know, I know.... palms and Michigan, and we have had this discussion many times before.
I have had bad luck with keeping palms alive, obviously, but I feel I have chosen the wrong ones. Plenty of us have had this discussion and I know plenty of you are able to do it. (Yes, KinzyJr, I am referring to you —and others)
So. What do you think? I am looking at a pygmy date palm, a Christmas palm, or a cycid that has a similar silhouette to the other two mentioned. It would be in a pot in my office, which has a window but I’d say partial sun as opposed to full sun. (I do also have a grow lamp in there that my hardy fig has loved but that wasn’t good enough for my coconut baby, RIP.) It’s hot and very humid in the summer—70s-90s—but the winter is extremely dry and we tend to keep the furnace at 69-71.
Not A TA also mentioned sending something, too, since I had bad luck with my seeds (idk what it is with seeds and me), which is AMAZING and so kind, so there will be more conversation regarding indoor palm health at that time, I am sure.
Also, once I’m done watching YouTube church, I’ll post the links of the trees in the shop I am looking at. I am willing to bet that someone here is familiar with the shop.
Thank you so much!!!!!
I am on a mission to find. Pure washingtonia robusta, preferably in arizona :). It seems like all of the ones I look at are Hybrids. If anyone has an idea, that would be greatly appreciated.
hello everyone!! About a year ago I planted to palms from the same nursery. Before I purchased from this nursery I shopped around a lot to find the purest robustas. I noticed the smaller one is a bit hairier and I know that is a characteristic of a filifera, unless robustas are that hairy when they are young. If anyone could help me identify if the smaller one is a robusta, filibusta or filifera. I am hoping its a robusta, your expertise would be greatly appreciated. Also if anyone could confirm that the bigger one is a robusta. Thank you!
Livistona Decora & Wednesday.
Livistona Chinensis, before my dog completely shred it to pieces its growing back but could take over a year to reach its former glory.
Livistona Australis, 5 gallon for reference.
Chamaedorea Radicalis x2, looking a little rough.
Sabal Causiarum & weeds...
Sabal Tamaulipas x2
Sabal Minor (Chipola Dwarf) x2 with more weeds
Sabal Minor (Chipola Dwarf) With Wednesday hanging out.
Brahea Super Silver
Brahea Aculeata, purchased it looking like this. Hopefully it'll thrive in the ground with some tlc.
thats it for now. Thanks for looking