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Pal Meir

Please post a pic of your nicest (or only one) Lytocaryum insigne (Syagrus insignis)!

This here is my favorite: :wub:

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Alberto

I have two variants of this palm.  Some has more black fibers then others.

 Tomorrow I´ll posts some pics

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Pal Meir

This L insigne is of the more slender type and looks more like L weddellianum, but in contrast to the latter it had eight strap leaves, the last one with a blade 83 cm long:

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Pal Meir

None else?

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Altitude 513 m (Google Earth)

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LJG

Hard to get a good pic, but here is my largest in the ground. 

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Pal Meir
32 minutes ago, LJG said:

Hard to get a good pic, but here is my largest in the ground. 

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@LJG That‘s looking very healthy. Do you know how old it is?

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Pal Meir

Here my ten babies when they were still together in 2015:

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How may the other 8 of those do now? :interesting:

It is now 4:45 h MEST in the early morning and 25.3°C warm; as it is still dark I had to use a flash reflecting the silvery undersides of the leaflets:

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LJG
2 hours ago, Pal Meir said:

@LJG That‘s looking very healthy. Do you know how old it is?

Thanks. Every year looks better. It’s from the same seed run as yours. So same age. 

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Josh76

Here is mine in London. This is the one you kindly sent to me many years ago @Pal Meir :greenthumb:

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Pal Meir
33 minutes ago, Josh76 said:

Here is mine in London. This is the one you kindly sent to me many years ago @Pal Meir :greenthumb:

Yes, it is N°1409 (*2014-03-12), the 1st from right on the pic below (2015-10-10). Do you keep it outdoors in a garden?

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3 hours ago, Pal Meir said:

Do you keep it outdoors in a garden?

I planted it outside earlier this year because I was struggling to stop the leaves yellowing. If we get a cold winter I will either protect it well or dig it up again. I don't know of anyone else trying this outside in the UK, but they're supposed to be relatively hardy.

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Pal Meir
16 hours ago, Josh76 said:

I planted it outside earlier this year because I was struggling to stop the leaves yellowing. If we get a cold winter I will either protect it well or dig it up again. I don't know of anyone else trying this outside in the UK, but they're supposed to be relatively hardy.

»… supposed to be relatively hardy.« Be careful, there don‘t exist any reliable data, as far as I know. It is only because they can grow at altitudes of nearly 1800 m (in the tropics, e.g. -20.52 -41.10).

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Pal Meir
On 6/7/2020 at 12:36 AM, Alberto said:

I have two variants of this palm.  Some has more black fibers then others.

 Tomorrow I´ll posts some pics

:interesting: …?

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