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Laaz

I have had two of these in the ground for over 15 years now. I have never seen a flower in all these years. How long will they take to flower? They have gotten quite large & I'm about ready to dig them up & sell them as they really aren't very appealing to me...

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Laaz

Then again, I'm thinking about removing all of my trachycarpus varieties.

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teddytn
6 hours ago, Laaz said:

Then again, I'm thinking about removing all of my trachycarpus varieties.

If you dig up the nanus you should try growing them in a pot, especially if they’re as slow growing as I hear. Grow it like a bonsai? Curious why do you want to dig all your trachycarpus?

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Laaz

Tachycarpus just do not like our humidity... It's either sell them or the chainsaw...

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Jimhardy

They are fairly rare of any decent size and harder to find these days...

someone that appreciates Trachys might pay a nice price to add them to their collection.

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Vic

Where are you Laaz? I grew mine from seed and it took 15 years to produce its first flower, but then nothing since. I diaries a garden last night and they have a large female that hasn’t flowered for 2 years. They are certainly not as reliable as others in the genus, which contributes to their rarity and high price. 

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Laaz

Charleston, SC... Here are some photo's from today. Like I said, they have been in the ground 15+ years.
 

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Collectorpalms

The one here at the old horticulture gardens has been flowering for a long time. It survived this winter and flowered. Just doesn’t have a partner. It was about 15 years old when I first found it, so it’s probably 30 plus years old. 

Neglect may help it flower. 
 

 

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