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Zamia pygmaea in garden


Al in Kona
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I have 2 - Zamia pygmaea growing and coning in the garden but both are female   Need a male plant so I can try produce some seeds of this uncommon cycad.

Zamia pygmea #1, 6-'16.JPG

Zamia pygmea #1, cones, 6-'16.JPG

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Hawaii Island (Big Island), leeward coast, 19 degrees N. latitude, south Kona mauka at approx. 380m (1,250 ft.) and about 1.6 km (1-mile) upslope from ocean.

 

No record of a hurricane passing over this island (yet!).  

Summer maximum rainfall - variable averaging 900-1150mm (35-45") - Perfect drainage on black volcanic rocky soil.  

Nice sunsets!

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