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Mystery Sabal seedlings x3 for sale

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I have 3 unusual Sabal seedlings for sale as a lot. The first one in a 4" pot lost its tag a while back. I suspect it may be a Sabal minor Blountstown Dwarf by its size and coloration BUT I don't know for sure. It is 2-3 years old and still strap leaf but is ready to go into a larger pot or the ground.

The second two seedlings are from seeds I collected in the spring of 2019 when I visited Rotary Park in far south Cape Coral. I walked along the park nature trail, then saw some strange looking trunked Sabals in the wetlands off the trail. They were large and quite old and their leaves did not look like typical wild Sabal palmetto. Leaves were unusually flat and pinnae cut very shallowly. I saw a number of these palms in that vicinity - a whole population. Rotary Park has been around for decades but I wondered if these old Sabals were a remnant of a separate species planted by man or natural occurences. As Sabal seeds ripen in late fall here, most of these palms were bare of seeds, but I managed to pluck some leftovers. I also took a raft of photos to post here but no one offered any ideas what these unknown Sabals may be. Anyway, 3 of the seeds germinated for me last year so I am keeping one plant and selling the other two.

Mystery Sabal Seedlings x3: $15.00 for the lot

Shipping = $10.00 via Priority Mail          No shipping outside the US. No shipping to HI

TOTAL DUE = $25.00

Payment via Paypal

PM me if you are interested

Photos

Mystery Sabals x3

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Mystery Sabal #1

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Mystery Sabals #2 & #3, Rotary Park, Cape Coral, FL

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Rotary Park Mystery Sabals, 2019

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PlantDad

Do you still have some?

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PalmatierMeg

Seedlings are SOLD!

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GoatLockerGuns

@PalmatierMeg, there are some really tall Livistona species growing at Rotary Park as well.  They are near the Environmental Center building (4 or 5 total, both in the front and back of the house).  I think they are Livistona decora, but I am not sure (definitely not Livistona chinensis).  Do you know what species they are?  I have grown seedlings from seeds harvested around the base of those trees, and I am curious to know if I am labeling them right.  Any assistance you could provide would be greatly appreciated.

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PalmatierMeg

One lot of 90+ seeds remaining

$14.00 with shipping

3 hours ago, GoatLockerGuns said:

@PalmatierMeg, there are some really tall Livistona species growing at Rotary Park as well.  They are near the Environmental Center building (4 or 5 total, both in the front and back of the house).  I think they are Livistona decora, but I am not sure (definitely not Livistona chinensis).  Do you know what species they are?  I have grown seedlings from seeds harvested around the base of those trees, and I am curious to know if I am labeling them right.  Any assistance you could provide would be greatly appreciated.

I know them. They are L. decora.

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19 minutes ago, PalmatierMeg said:

One lot of 90+ seeds remaining

$14.00 with shipping

I know them. They are L. decora.

Thanks for the confirmation. I really enjoy visiting Rotary Park when I am there.  Last Christmas I took the marsh trail and I spotted, what I believe to be, a solitairy Thrinax radiata growing amongst the Sabal palmetto.  It was close to the lookout tower.  It was probably planted, or a result of bird dropping from ornamentals nearby, but still cool to spot.

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