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My one remaining Dypsis lanceolata has put out its largest crop of red, oblong seeds to date. It has only 2 stems instead of the usual 5 or 6 and stands 9-10' tall. My D. pembana and D. cabadae are much larger and more robust. I wonder if C. lanceolata is more sensitive to my calcareous, alkaline soil even though I mulch it heavily. But it's nice to photograph seeds at eye level for a change. Lanceolata has unusually wide undulating leaves that give it a plumose appearance. See Palmpedia link below:

https://www.palmpedia.net/wiki/Dypsis_lanceolata

Dypsis lanceolata, Cape Coral, FL

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akamu

Congratulations Meg Your palm looks incredible. It is one of the best dypsis  for Southern California.handling full  sun along the coast and  many are producing seed here. Unfortunately mine allways aborts the seeds. Thanks for sharing. Cheers 

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PalmatierMeg

This has been aborting seeds for at least the past several years. Don't give up hope.

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