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Should be My High Desert Palms because I don't really have other plants in my garden besides some Cycads :D anyway here's an update of a few things.

 

Sabal Riverside 

Took a little winter damage but finally starting to grow well since I planted it 3 years ago?

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Sabal Louisiana 

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Sabal Guatemalensis

Grown from seed 

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Sabal Tamaulipas 

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Sabal Causiarum 

Grown from seed

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Jesse PNW

Great Sabal selection.  Do you have any other types of palms?  Can we see the cycads? 

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Sabal Minor ( SoCal)

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Sabal Minor (SoCal)

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Sabal Pumos 

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Sabal Uresana 

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Sabal Blackburniana 

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@Jesse PNW,  thank you!

I got you :greenthumb:

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Sabal Palmetto 

Grown from seed 

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Sabal Minor (Blountstown Dwarf) a double & my biggest.  The yetti is 11.5 inches.

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Sabal Minor ( Blountstown Dwarf) smallest. 

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Sabal Minor ( Chipola Dwarf) biggest. 

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Sabal Minor ( Chipola Dwarf) smallest. 

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Brahea Edulis 

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Brahea Dulcis Blue

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Brahea Moorei my biggest.

this one is a really slow grower for me

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Brahea Armata 

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Brahea Decumbens 

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Livistona Lanuginosa 

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Livistona Decora 

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Livistona Nitida 

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Serenoa Repens blue

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Allagoptera Arenaria 

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Trachycarpus Wagnerianus 

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Butia x Parajubaea Sunkha ( Patrick Schafer)

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Butia Yatay x Sygarus Romanzoffiana ( Patrick Schafer) wind was blowing so pics not great 

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Phoenix Canariensis 

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Nannorrhops Arabica 

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Trithrinax Campestris with a hair cut. I trimmed off atleast 15-20 good leaves

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Jesse PNW

Wow.  What a collection!  

I figured I'd see some Brahea, Phoenix, Trithrinax up there in your desert garden.  I'm surprised that the Sabals, Trachycarpus, Livistona, etc do well for you since they're water lovers.  Awesome job!

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Oh, and Allagoptera!  I have a couple seedlings that will take forever to reach any size, it's one of my favorite palms.  Very cool that you're growing it in the desert. 

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Copernicia Prunifera 

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Encephalartos Cerinus 

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Cycas Panzhihuaensis my biggest 

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Cycas Revoulta's

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Dioon Edule var Queretaro my biggest 

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Dioon Edule var Queretaro my medium size

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Cycas Taitungensis 

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That's all I have for now,  thanks for looking. 

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Jesse PNW

Wow I love that big fat trunk on the C panzhihuaensis!

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7 minutes ago, Jesse PNW said:

Wow.  What a collection!  

I figured I'd see some Brahea, Phoenix, Trithrinax up there in your desert garden.  I'm surprised that the Sabals, Trachycarpus, Livistona, etc do well for you since they're water lovers.  Awesome job!

Thanks! I do water the Sabals, Livistona's & Waggy extra whenever I can. Everything is on a drip system. 

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ZPalms

Amazing collection, So many sabals! It's almost as if you own every type of them :floor: I can't wait for my cycads to get big enough to even have more cycads.

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GregVirginia7

Truly impressive for what must be a challenging environment! My favorite is that Trithrinax Campestris with the haircut…looks perfectly suited for your environment and the color is fantastic…does it tend to be windy there? If so, that would probably be one of the bigger challenges…really nice collection @Jubea_James760

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GregVirginia7

Forgot to ask…are the cages critter protection? Do you have issues with that?

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Jtee

Very nice! That’s a good variety of palms you have. 

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Swolte

:o Other than un (somewhat) unexpected lack of Jubaea genes in the collection, what a wonderful selection. Thanks for sharing!  

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Chester B

Would you say the Sabals are growing at a decent pace there?

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2 hours ago, Swolte said:

:o Other than un (somewhat) unexpected lack of Jubaea genes in the collection, what a wonderful selection. Thanks for sharing!  

Maybe Sabal James instead.

Beautiful plants :greenthumb:

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@GregVirginia7, thanks you! It is pretty windy at times here. Typical everything seems to do well for the most part. The cages are to prevent my rabidus dogs from digging around my palms. Other than them being the most problematic gophers come in second. 

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14 hours ago, Swolte said:

:o Other than un (somewhat) unexpected lack of Jubaea genes in the collection, what a wonderful selection. Thanks for sharing!  

Haha Thanks! This one is just for you ;)

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12 hours ago, Chester B said:

Would you say the Sabals are growing at a decent pace there?

Definitely. Surprisingly some of my Minors are keeping pace with some of the trunking Sabals I have. Most of my Sabals planted last year are still moving slow,  Birmingham, Roseii, Mexicana & Cherokee Minor as well as my Uresana. I don't have my notebooks with me but I think the Uresana is on its 4th year in the ground. I'll be happy if I can get 4 leaves from my Uresana this year but with each new leave its looking beefier!

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Collectorpalms

Nice Collection for Zone 8b. The Brahea Armata's blue is incredible in a arid climate. I lost a Brahea "Super Silver" to 4F that was about that blue in humid southeast Texas. It kept that blue powder look that Armata lost in rain. I miss it. How long have you had a Sabal Mexicana in the ground? Mine are very fast, fast as a Washingtonia Filifera.

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Fusca
On 7/4/2022 at 1:34 AM, Jubaea_James760 said:

Copernicia Prunifera 

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Looking great James!  :greenthumb:  Your Brahea edulis continues to grow pretty fast!  I think your L. nitida is about to blast off too - particularly if you can keep it well watered.  Your C. prunifera is just about the same size as mine but can't decide which of ours is bluer.  Did you get yours from Kevin Weaver?  I got mine from Joe Dombrowsky in May 2021 and it was pretty green at the time.  I lost a green variety in Palmageddon but I prefer the blue.  I think it's planted too close to the wall there though...

I have a blue cycad seedling (Encephalartos lehmannii) with 4 or 5 leaves roughly the size of your E. cerinus.  I haven't put it in the ground yet thinking that it needed to be bigger - have you had any issues planting them at that size?  Should I go ahead and plant mine?

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tlow

Beautiful collection brother!!  Everything I got from you earlier this year is doing well especially the blackie.  Man, it's growing and every new frond is bigger, and look so good.  Thank you again and your collection is beautiful!

Love that Jubea.....

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9 hours ago, Collectorpalms said:

Nice Collection for Zone 8b. The Brahea Armata's blue is incredible in a arid climate. I lost a Brahea "Super Silver" to 4F that was about that blue in humid southeast Texas. It kept that blue powder look that Armata lost in rain. I miss it. How long have you had a Sabal Mexicana in the ground? Mine are very fast, fast as a Washingtonia Filifera.

Thanks Ryan!

I've only had the Mexicana in the ground 2 months. But i replaced it with my previous Mexicana I losted. I had that one almost a year in the ground but winter killed it. Actually it was more my negligence. I dropped the pot on the ground causing it to dislodge from inside the pot which caused more disturbance than I thought. So it's on me. 

 

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9 hours ago, Fusca said:

Looking great James!  :greenthumb:  Your Brahea edulis continues to grow pretty fast!  I think your L. nitida is about to blast off too - particularly if you can keep it well watered.  Your C. prunifera is just about the same size as mine but can't decide which of ours is bluer.  Did you get yours from Kevin Weaver?  I got mine from Joe Dombrowsky in May 2021 and it was pretty green at the time.  I lost a green variety in Palmageddon but I prefer the blue.  I think it's planted too close to the wall there though...

I have a blue cycad seedling (Encephalartos lehmannii) with 4 or 5 leaves roughly the size of your E. cerinus.  I haven't put it in the ground yet thinking that it needed to be bigger - have you had any issues planting them at that size?  Should I go ahead and plant mine?

Thanks Jon! Yes, Prunifera is from Kevin. I left a foot radius from the wall  I hope that's OK :bemused:. Every picture I've seen shows skinny trunks & I've actually only seen 1 in person & the trunk was really small. Do you know if they dig up well?

i haven't had any issues planting them small like that. I'd plant it out if i were you! :greenthumb:

I'm really pleased with the speed of Brahea Edulis & Livistona Nitida! Any luck with the Edulis seeds yet?

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8 hours ago, tlow said:

Beautiful collection brother!!  Everything I got from you earlier this year is doing well especially the blackie.  Man, it's growing and every new frond is bigger, and look so good.  Thank you again and your collection is beautiful!

Love that Jubea.....

Thanks Tom! Appreciate it. You'll have to give us an end of summer update of everything :greenthumb:

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9 hours ago, Jubaea_James760 said:

Thanks Tom! Appreciate it. You'll have to give us an end of summer update of everything :greenthumb:

Absolutely.. I'm really very much overdue for an update to my entire property, but letting things grow.  It's been like living in a blast furnace this summer compared to mild last year with a lot of rain, but I have been watering like crazy and I have some really impressive growth everywhere.  The pictures will be quite dramatic from the ones I posted in the spring.  Really appreciate the things you were able to send a few months ago.

Now if only I could find a JxB for sale to add... I have a spot sitting, waiting for me to find one.

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SailorBold

That is an awesome collection.. really love the Sabals.. and that Jubaea is getting huge! You did a great job with your selections.  Many of those palms I'd like to try here in my high desert...  I'm colder in winter..2000 feet higher I think.. but due to our higher elevations we have similar freak snow events..  I dont think you will have any problems with those palms at all!  I can't wait for future updates..

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20 hours ago, Jubaea_James760 said:

Thanks Jon! Yes, Prunifera is from Kevin. I left a foot radius from the wall  I hope that's OK :bemused:. Every picture I've seen shows skinny trunks & I've actually only seen 1 in person & the trunk was really small. Do you know if they dig up well?

i haven't had any issues planting them small like that. I'd plant it out if i were you! :greenthumb:

I'm really pleased with the speed of Brahea Edulis & Livistona Nitida! Any luck with the Edulis seeds yet?

Supposedly they transplant well as apposed to the Caribbean Copernicias which do not.  I dug up my blue Copernicia alba in April and got a pretty good rootball but it hasn't pushed any growth yet so not sure if it'll make it.  No luck with the B. edulis seeds yet - I think I will try to "expose the embryo" on some and see if they respond.

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11 hours ago, SailorBold said:

That is an awesome collection.. really love the Sabals.. and that Jubaea is getting huge! You did a great job with your selections.  Many of those palms I'd like to try here in my high desert...  I'm colder in winter..2000 feet higher I think.. but due to our higher elevations we have similar freak snow events..  I dont think you will have any problems with those palms at all!  I can't wait for future updates..

Thanks man! I would love to see a Trithrinax Campestris tried in ABQ! Might be a bit of a zone push but I think it's worth a shot. My mind I'd still blown on the size of your Jubaea xButia hybrid! Truly remarkable. 

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Is that alive

Wow, what a collection.  How does the nannorhops grow? Such a nice looking palm. 

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10 hours ago, Is that alive said:

Wow, what a collection.  How does the nannorhops grow? Such a nice looking palm. 

It grows pretty fast. Once it started to sucker I noticed less leaves on the main trunk but it's still fast. It has 4 trunks/stems now. This was in late June of 2019.

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Early June 2022

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