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YOU ARE NOT CURRENTLY REQUIRED TO WEAR THEM.
OUR EMPLOYEES BY CHOICE HAVE CONTINUED TO WEAR THEM AT THIS TIME
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FRIDAY, 20 MAY - 30 MAY, 2022 

COCONUT QUEEN PALM
DESIRABLE SYAGRUS HYBRID
ABSOLUTELY BEAUTIFUL WHEN MATURE



SYAGRUS ROMANZOFFIANA X SCHIZOPHYLLA
TEN DAY SPECIAL LARGE BOXED PLANTS

This interesting hybrid originated in Thailand by a grower and propagator of rare palms.  It is a cross between the common Queen Palm and an unusual type of palm from the same genus, Syagrus schizophylla The offspring have proven to be quite beautiful and have good cold tolerance.  These will be a medium to large palm.  The trunk will be thinner than the normal Queen and the overall size will be less.  The attached photos of mature plants show how pretty it is.  Note that they do not resemble what we all know as the Queen Palm.  Some say they seem more to resemble a Coconut Palm. 

This is a very rare hybrid to come across.  We’re putting huge 24 inch boxes on sale.  They are about 12 feet tall in their box.  This hybrid likes full sun, is a medium rate grower and has a cold hardiness estimated to be in the low 20's F.  

REGULAR PRICE 24 INCH BOX $750
TEN DAY SPECIAL THIS SIZE $675

This is probably one of the last times we’ll offer this rare hybrid in this large size for sale.  We only have a few left.   


Coconut Queen Syagrus hybrid Coconut Queen Syagrus hybrid Coconut Queen Syagrus hybrid
Coconut Queen Syagrus hybrid Coconut Queen Syagrus hybrid Coconut Queen Syagrus hybrid by JI
Coconut Queen Syagrus hybrid by JI Coconut Queen Syagrus hybrid Coconut Queen Syagrus hybrid

 

CHAMAEDOREA RADICALIS
TRUE TRUNK-LESS, DWARF FORM



NEVER GETS OVER SIX FEET TALL
SHADE PALM - QUITE COLD HARDY

TEN DAY SPECIAL MATURE 7 & 15 GALLON SIZE
Previously I discussed the trunking form of this species.  What I'm showing today is the true dwarf form that never forms a trunk and never gets over six feet tall.  It is native to Mexico.  It grows in filtered light but can tolerate some sun along the coast.  Compared to the trunking form, you'll note the leaflets are darker green and wider.  Blossoms often protrude above the leaves when it's in flower.  Cold hardiness is the upper teens F.  It grows great in cooler areas like the SF Bay area.  We have a few 15g which we're putting on sale These are mature, flowering palms.

REGULAR PRICE 7 & 15 GALLON $225
TEN DAY SPECIAL BOTH THESE SIZES $185


Chamaedorea radicalis dwarf Chamaedorea radicalis dwarf Chamaedorea radicalis dwarf
Chamaedorea radicalis dwarf Chamaedorea radicalis dwarf Chamaedorea radicalis dwarf

 

WODYETIA BIFURCATA
THE FOXTAIL PALM



LIKES SUN & HEAT - NOT TOO TALL
TEN DAY SPECIAL SQUAT 15G SIZE


The Foxtail Palm, Wodyetia bifuracata, is native to Queensland, Australia and is a single trunk palm.  In Southern CA it gets to about twenty-two to twenty-five feet height, has fluffy plumose leaves, is crown shafted as shown below and is single trunk.  It loves heat and sun.  The trunk is thin, ringed and has a silver-green crown shaft.  It’s very attractive.  It is best grown in full sun in most areas and has a cold tolerance of about 22 degrees F.  Right on the oceanfront you may see brown tipping of the leaflets.  People like this palm because it doesn’t get too tall and is easy to care for.  We have limited numbers of this size available.  They are about six to seven feet tall in their pots. 

REGULAR PRICE THESE SQUAT 15G $225
TEN DAY SPECIAL THIS SIZE $200

The garden photos below were taken in Poway, CA

Wodyetia bifurcata squat 15g Wodyetia bifurcata squat 15g Wodyetia bifurcata squat 15g
Wodyetia bifurcata squat 15g Wodyetia bifurcata squat 15g Wodyetia bifurcata squat 15g
Wodyetia bifurcata Wodyetia bifurcata Wodyetia bifurcata

 

ARENGA ENGLERI
THE DWARF SUGAR PALM


SEMI-DWARF SUCKERING PALM
VERY COLD HARDY
TEN DAY SPECIAL 15 GALLON SIZE

This interesting Asian species rarely gets over ten feet tall, suckers, has 
Caryota type leaflets with jagged ends and is silver on the underside of the leaflets.  Its blossoms are super fragrant (a nice treat).  It takes sun or shade in coastal areas and is cold hardy into the upper teens F.  On sale are nice 15 gallon plants that are very good size.   (first six photos).  Also shown below are a few garden plants.

REGULAR PRICE BAND 15 GALLON $245 (NICELY SIZED)
TEN DAY SPECIAL 5 GALLON SIZE $210

But, mention this Special to get this price.  Easy to mail order.

Arenga engleri Arenga engleri Arenga engleri
Arenga engleri Arenga engleri Arenga engleri
Arenga engleri Arenga engleri Arenga engleri

 

CHAMAEDOREA MICROSPADIX
A SEMI-DWARF TYPE OF BAMBOO PALM

 
GET UP TO ABOUT 8 FEET - SUCKERING SPECIES
COLD HARDY INTO THE UPPER TEENS F.
TEN DAY SPECIAL 15 GALLON SIZE

This type of Bamboo Palm is known for several things.  First, it is one of the shorter true suckering and pinnate types of Chamaedorea.  It gets to a mature height of about 8 feet.  It is a great patio plant or can be grown inside quite easily.  It is also one of the more cold hardy types of Chamaedorea, only being beat out by C. radicalis.  It'll go down to about 20 degrees F. or a bit lower.  Leaf color is green and sometimes there are hints of blue, a blue iridescence or even blue leaflet backs on this species.  Fruits are numerous and red in color.  Trunks are very thin.  I'd recommend filtered light for this species although some have grown in in coastal sun.  Of note, it's one of the more cold hardy Bamboo Palms around.  The 15 gallon size are fruiting size and on sale.    

REGULAR PRICE 15 GALLON SIZE $225
TEN DAY SPECIAL 15 GALLON $195

But, you must mention this Blog Only Special at the time of purchase to get your discount. 

Chamaedorea microspadix Chamaedorea microspadix Chamaedorea microspadix
Chamaedorea microspadix Chamaedorea microspadix Chamaedorea microspadix
Chamaedorea microspadix Chamaedorea microspadix Chamaedorea microspadix

 

ARCHONTOPHOENIX MAXIMA
LARGEST OF THE KING PALMS

 

GREEN LEAVES – STATELY TRUNK AND CROWN
TEN DAY SPECIAL 5 GALLON SIZE

By popular demand I have put this great palm on special.  This is the largest of the King Palm family.  It got its name "maxima" by the flower size, but most have found it to be an aggressive grower, have a larger trunk and get taller than the other species of King Palms.  It does have silver on the underside of the leaves.  The crown shaft is sort of a yellow, sometimes blue color.  It is a quick growing pinnate palm native to Australia.  It's rare to see them available and also hard to find good photos of this species.  The plants I'm putting on special are the 5 gallon size, mostly singles.  It tolerates full coastal sun and is cold hardy into the mid-twenties F.  Another interesting thing is that sometimes they’ll throw a new red leaf as shown in one photo below.

REGULAR PRICE 5 GALLON $125
TEN DAY SPECIAL 5 GALLON $100

Of note, our Archontophoenix "teracarpa" is probably a larger King Palm than A. maxima but still escapes exact species identification.  It does not have silver undersides to the leaflets and has a blue crown shaft.  It is routinely discussed elsewhere at this Blog.  The habitat photo is by Luke Nancarrow AU
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Archontophoenix maxima Archontophoenix maxima Archontophoenix maxima
Archontophoenix maxima Archontophoenix maxima Archontophoenix maxima
Archontophoenix maxima Archontophoenix maxima luke nancarrow Archontophoenix maxima

 

CHAMAEDOREA OREOPHILA
RARE SINGLE TRUNK PINNATE PALM



TOLERATES SOME SUN - FAIRLY COLD HARDY
TEN DAY SPECIAL FIVE GALLON PLANTS

This is a great palm for Southern CA and other areas that may see winter colds into the mid-twenties F.  It is native to southwestern Mexico at high elevations to 4500 feet.  It tolerates bright filtered light or, along the coast, some degree of sun.  It is single trunked with a modified crown shaft and somewhat short green leaves.  It resembles a Chamaedorea elegans on steroids - taller, thicker trunk and longer leaves.  Trunks are about an inch thick and ringed.  In filtered light trunks remain green.  Mature height is about ten feet.  This is an extremely difficult species to find.  Masture plant photos are c/o Palmpedia.

REGULAR PRICE 5 GALLON $125
TEN DAY SPECIAL THIS SIZE $100

Remember  to Mention this Special!

Chamaedorea oreophila 5g Chamaedorea oreophila 5g Chamaedorea oreophila 5g
Chamaedorea oreophila 5g Chamaedorea oreophila 5g Chamaedorea oreophila 5g
Chamaedorea oreophila Palmpedia  Chamaedorea oreophila 5g   Chamaedorea oreophila Palmpedia 

 

RHAPIS MULTIFIDA
A RARE TYPE OF LADY PALM



ONE OF THE BEST INTERIOR PALMS
GREAT FILTERED LIGHT GARDEN PLANT AS WELL
TEN DAY SPECIAL 5 GALLON PLANTS

I haven't been able to offer smaller sizes of this superior fan palm as they have not been available for over five years.  But, we do presently have some nice 5 gallon plants that we have decided to sell.  This is a very rare type of Lady Palm.  This species is from China and is often mistaken for Rhapis humilus.  But, it is a smaller species, getting to about 8 feet tall whereas humilus gets about twice as tall.  It performs well inside the home or office and also is quite easy to grow outside in filtered light.  The stems of multifida are much more attractive than the common Lady Palm, Rhapis excelsa.  It also carries more leaflets per leaf than the Lady Palm and is overall a more attractive plant.  The leaflets are narrow and come to a point like Rhapis humilus.  Side by side, the majority of our customers prefer the Rhapis multifida over the Rhapis excelsa.

Cold hardiness is into the mid-twenties or lower, F.  Outdoors, this species prefers filtered light.   One must be careful not to give Rhapis too much fertilizer or leaf burn may occur.  We have a handful only of nice 5 gallon plants that we’re putting on special.  

REGULAR PRICE 5 GALLON $125
TEN DAY SPECIAL 5 GALLON $100

The sale plant is shown in the first 7 photos.


Rhapis multifida 5g Rhapis multifida 5g Rhapis multifida 5g
Rhapis multifida 5g Rhapis multifida 5g Rhapis multifida 5g
Rhapis multifida 5g Rhapis multifida  Rhapis multifida 

 

CHAMAEDOREA PLUMOSA
THE BABY QUEEN PALM



SEVERAL PLANTS PER POT
LOOK BEST IN GROUPS
TEN DAY SPECIAL SINGLE 5 GALLON SIZE
For anyone who's looked for this species lately, you realize it's in very short supply and essentially unavailable in larger sizes.  This is because of a several year shortage of seeds.  We are pleased to presently put nice single stem 5 gallon plants on special.  Plant heights are about 4 feet in the pot.  This species gets up to about 14 feet height with a green, ringed trunk about 1.5 inches in diameter.  The leaves are plumose or fluffy.  They are quick growing and perfect for narrow planter areas.  It will take full coastal sun.  Cold hardiness is into the mid-twenties F.  It can also be used as a houseplant in a bright area.  These plants in this size pot are quite shippable.  We also have multiple (several in one pot) if desired at the same price.

REGULAR PRICE 5 GALLON $125
TEN DAY SPECIAL THESE 5 GALLON SINGLES $100

Mention this Blog Special for your discount at the time of purchase. 


 
Chamaedorea plumosa Chamaedorea plumosa Chamaedorea plumosa
Chamaedorea plumosa Chamaedorea plumosa Chamaedorea plumosa
Chamaedorea plumosa  Chamaedorea plumosa singles 5g  Chamaedorea plumosa 

 

BUTIA PARAGUAYENSIS
BLUE-GREEN BUTIA FROM SOUTH AMERICA

 

ARCHING LEAVES – MEDIUM HEIGHT
TEN DAY SPECIAL 5 GALLON SIZE


This species is interesting because, in the wild, it is known as a dwarf species that forms minimal trunk.  But, when it is grown domestically, it forms a trunk about the size of Butia capitata.  It, as you'd guess, comes from Paraguay, with habitat extending into Brazil and northern Argentina.  The color is a blue-green, not as silver as Butia capitata.  The leaves are strongly arched as shown.  It is a full sun plant with cold hardiness into the teens F.  We haven’t had them available for a few years.  We are now offering 5 gallon plants on sale that are about 4 years old.  Culture includes full sun and good draining soil.  Cold hardiness is into the teens F.  I am also showing a photo of a 15g plant from the nursery that is no longer available.   The habitat photo is by TS at RPS

REGULAR PRICE 5 GALLON $125
TEN DAY SPECIAL THIS SIZE $85


Butia paraguensis Butia paraguensis 5g Butia paraguensis 5g
Butia paraguensis Butia paraguensis 5g Butia paraguensis
Butia paraguensis Buitia paraguensis Butia paraguensis TS RPS

 

KENTIOPSIS PYRIFORMIS
SUPER RARE SINGLE TRUNK PINNATE PALM



NATIVE TO NEW CALEDONIA
THIN TRUNK - VERY ELEGANT

TEN DAY SPECIAL VERY NICE BAND SIZE PLANTS

This is a single trunk, crown shafted pinnate palm native to New Caledonia.  Many feel it's the prettiest species of this genus.  It gets to a height of about 40 feet or more and has a thin trunk.  Leaves are upright, green and arched.  They are keeled and green in color.  The crown shaft is a copper color, covered with a white wax.  It can be grown in some sun, depending on where you live.  It's probably best to start it in bright filtered light and let it work its way into overhead sun.  Growth rate is good, comparable or faster than K. oliviformis.  Cold tolerance is down to about a freeze.

This is an extremely difficult species to find for sale nowadays.  I only have an excellent selection of large band sized plants.  This is an extremely rare species and we rarely have them for sale.

REGULAR PRICE BAND SIZE $60
TEN DAY SPECIAL BAND SIZE $50


Remember  to mention this Blog Special when you purchase to get this discount.  Photos of large plant below by TS at RPS.


KENTIOPSIS PYRIFORMIS KENTIOPSIS PYRIFORMIS KENTIOPSIS PYRIFORMIS
KENTIOPSIS PYRIFORMIS KENTIOPSIS PYRIFORMIS KENTIOPSIS PYRIFORMIS
Kentiopsis pyriformis TS RPS Kentiopsis pyriformis Kentiopsis pyriformis

 

CARYOTA URENS
THE GIANT MOUNTAIN FISHTAIL
FAST GROWING - SUPER TALL



NOT AVAILABLE FOR YEARS
TEN DAY SPECIAL BAND SIZE SEEDLINGS

Caryota urens
is a tall single trunk monocarpic palm species native to Asia.  It is fast growing and can get to a height of 70 feet.  It is definitely a canopy-forming palm species.  Leaves a green and leaflets are premorse (jagged at their ends).  Some people love the grandeur of these palms.  Trunks are tan, ringed and about 16 inches diameter on average.  It will get taller and more quickly get there than almost any other palm in your garden.  They want full sun and, especially if inland, plenty of water.  Because they are monocarpic (flower and then die), one needs a plant that is near death to get seeds.  This occurs rarely.  We were able to germinate seeds from such a plant.  I’ve not had seedlings for six to eight years.  They are on their first leaf and can be mail ordered within the U.S. easily.

TEN DAY SPECIAL SEEDLING CARYOTA URENS $45


Caryota urens band  Caryota urens band   
Caryota urens band  Caryota urens  Caryota urens 

 

ENCEPHALARTOS LEHMANNII
A BLUE SOUTH AFRICAN CYCAD



NO SPINES ON THE LEAFLETS
TEN DAY SPECIAL:  BAND SIZE


This is a popular blue cycad from the Eastern Cape area of South Africa.  I say this because some people don't like spines and prickles.  The leaflets of this species are narrow with only a point at the end.  The leaves and crown are very neat and uniform.  The nearest species to this one is Encephalartos princeps.  Trunks can get to five feet, but one with two to three feet of trunk is very old.  Leaves average about four feet long and are sometimes strongly curled.  On occasion, they'll almost do a 180 or more degree re-curve.  Leaf color in sun is intensely blue like E. horridus.  But, you'll only see this color with full, hot sun.  In shade or inside a greenhouse they are often green.  Cold hardiness is about 21 to 22 degrees F.  In the desert only give it a few hours sun.  Next to Encephalartos horridus, this is the second most popular cycad we grow.

Shown below are the band size which we're putting on sale.  Plants have three, sometimes four leaves and are three years old.  These are a piece of cake to ship, but only within the U.S.  Be aware that we have limited numbers and are repotting them into cit pots / 5 gallon presently and these won't be ready until next summer.

REGULAR PRICE BAND SIZE $70 (OLDER BANDS)
TEN DAY SPECIAL BAND SIZE $60

Remember: Mention this Blog Only Special when you purchase.

 
Encephalartos lehmanni Encephalartos lehmanni Encephalartos lehmanni
Encephalartos lehmanni Encephalartos lehmanni Encephalartos lehmanni

 

LEPIDOZAMIA HOPEI
LEPIDOZAMIA SPECIES WITH WIDER LEAFLETS

 

MAKES A TALL TREE OVER A CENTURY
FAIRLY RARE AND HARD TO FIND
TEN DAY SPECIAL CITRUS POT SIZE


This species of cycad gets enormous!  I mean really tall.  There are specimens with heights to almost 60 feet.  Leaves are six to ten feet long.  Leaflets are soft and without spines or armor.
For this reason, it is felt to be a very user friendly cycad.  But, you must give it adequate room to grow. 
Compared to the Lepidozamia peroffskyana, the hopei leaflets are wider.  It's quite noticeable when you compare the two side by side. This is the best way to tell them apart when they are young.  Culturally, it is quite similar to L. peroffskyana, preferring some sun but not full sun in most areas.  Far inland it may do better with filtered light. In terms of rarity, you don't see this species for sale that often.  Cold hardiness is into the mid to lower 20's F.  We're putting citrus pot size on sale with caudexes of 4 to 5 inches.  These can be mail ordered.

REGULAR PRICE THIS SIZE CITRUS POT $500

TEN DAY SPECIAL CITRUS POT THIS SIZE $400

Our regular price is $125 per inch caudex.  These can be mail ordered.  We only have a few left and predict they'll not be available in the future as no seeds have been available for years.


Lepidozamia hopei cit pot caudex 4 to 5 inches Lepidozamia hopei cit pot caudex 4 to 5 inches Lepidozamia hopei cit pot caudex 4 to 5 inches
Lepidozamia hopei cit pot caudex 4 to 5 inches Lepidozamia hopei cit pot caudex 4 to 5 inches Lepidozamia hopei cit pot caudex 4 to 5 inches
LEPIDOZAMIA HOPEI LEPIDOZAMIA HOPEI LEPIDOZAMIA HOPEI

 

DIOON EDULE
SMALL TO MEDIUM SIZED MEXICAN CYCAD


VERY COLD HARDY – LOVES FULL SUN
TEN DAY SPECIAL THIS ACTUAL 15 GALLON PLANT

Dioon edule is a typically small to medium sized sun-loving cycad from Mexico.  There are known to be about six different varieties of this species - all from different localities.  Leaves are typically green to blue green.  Leaflets at pointed at the end and otherwise un-armed.  Dioon edule is one of the few cycads that tolerates hot direct desert sun.  The Sago Palm can't claim this ability.  Cold tolerance is excellent, being able to take cold weather into the teens F.  The plant on special here is in a 15 gallon container, grown from seed and has a 5 inch caudex.  It can be mail ordered in a big box.

REGULAR PRICE THIS ACTUAL CYCAD $400
TEN DAY SPECIAL THIS ACTUAL CYCAD $325

Remember to mention this Special for your discount when you purchase.  Mail order possible


Dioon edule 15g 5 inches Dioon edule 15g 5 inches Dioon edule 15g 5 inches
Dioon edule 15g 5 inches Dioon edule 15g 5 inches Dioon edule 15g 5 inches
Dioon edule Dioon edule Dioon edule

 

DICKSONIA ANTARCTICA
THE TASMANIAN TREE FERN



FAIRLY COLD HARDY, THINNER TRUNK

TEN DAY SPECIAL NICE 5G SIZE 

This typically single trunk tree fern is native to Southeastern Australia and Tasmania.  It is much slower growing than the Australian Tree Fern above and has a mature height typically of 8 to 10 feet although they can get even taller.  Trunks are a similar diameter to the Australian Tree Fern.  Of note, apparently the lower trunk is filled with old, decaying trunk material and new roots grow through this material to get water and nutrition.  Cuttings of the top of the trunk can be re-established and root out.  This plant likes a bit of sun or filtered light and also loves water.  Cold tolerance is 25 degrees F. or lower.  The 5g on sale here are very nice as shown.

REGULAR PRICE 5G $75
TEN DAYS SPECIAL THIS SIZE $65


Remember:  Mention this Blog Special for your discount. 


 
Tasmanian Tree Fern Dicksonia antarctica   Tasmanian Tree Fern Dicksonia antarctica  
Tasmanian Tree Fern Dicksonia antarctica   Tasmanian Tree Fern Dicksonia antarctica   Tasmanian Tree Fern Dicksonia antarctica  
Tasmanian Tree Fern Dicksonia antarctica   Tasmanian Tree Fern Dicksonia antarctica   Tasmanian Tree Fern Dicksonia antarctica  

 

AUSTRALIAN TREE FERN
CYATHEA COOPERI


FAST GROWING, CAN GET TALLER
TEN DAY SPECIAL 15 GALLON SIZE


The Australian Tree Fern in native to several areas on the eastern side of Australia.  It is a faster growing tree fern that can get to a height of over forty feet.  The two photos from my garden in San Diego show potential height.  I have several with twenty-five feet of trunk.  I'm about 8 miles from the ocean and they take my sun fairly well.  Trunks can get up to twelve inches thick although most are more thin.  This species is a bigger alternative to the Tasmanian Tree Fern and has a thicker trunk and longer leaves.  It tolerates coastal sun or part day sun.  It is cold hardy into the upper twenties or lower.  It’s fairly fast growing and one just needs to keep up on the water.  If it goes downhill it’s almost always lack of water.  Otherwise it’s quite easy to grow.

REGULAR PRICE 15G $185
TEN DAY SPECIAL 15G $165

Mention this special when you purchase. 

Cyathea cooperi Australian Tree fern Cyathea cooperi Australian Tree fern Cyathea cooperi Australian Tree fern
Cyathea cooperi Australian Tree fern Cyathea cooperi Australian Tree fern Cyathea cooperi Australian Tree fern
Cyathea cooperi Australian Tree fern Australian Tree Fern Leaf

 

DICHORISANDRA THYRIFLORA
THE BLUE GINGER - HARD TO FIND


FIVE TO SIX FEET TALL – BLUE BLOSSOMS

TEN DAY SPECIAL ONE AND SEVEN GALLON PLANTS

This is actually not a true Ginger at all.  It is native to all areas of the new world including the U.S.  It produces actual blue flowers.  We have a limited number of one and seven gallon plants.  They are quite nice and we're putting them on special.  They are in very limited numbers.  When these are gone, there may be no more until next year.  This species wants filtered light in a  warmer coastal area.  In fact, some along the coast succeed with several hours of morning sun.  They are late blooming compared to almost all other “Gingers”.  They tend to blossom in fall.  In somewhat colder regions, they may need protection from a freeze.  They do sucker and canes are thin.  Expect mature height at about five feet.  This plant is not for full, hot sun.  They need average water – backing off when it’s cold.

REGULAR PRICE ONE GALLON $45
TEN DAY SPECIAL ONE GALLON $35

REGULAR PRICE SEVEN GALLON $165
TEN DAY SPECIAL SEVEN GALLON $140 - WHEN AVAILABLE


Remember to mention this Blog Only Special when purchasing.
The one gallon are shown in the first four photos.  Beginning with the 5th photo are shown the 7 gallon size.  The 7g size are nearly sold out.  The last row of photos are random stock photos of this species.


Blue Ginger Blue Ginger Blue Ginger
Blue Ginger Blue Ginger Blue Ginger
Blue Ginger Blue Ginger Blue Ginger
Blue Ginger Blue Ginger Blue Ginger
Blue Ginger Blue Ginger Blue Ginger

 

ENSETE MAURELII
ACTUAL RED BANANA - VERY PRETTY PLANT


MEDIUM SIZE MATURE WITH RED LEAVES
TEN DAY SPECIAL 5 GALLON SIZE


The Red Banana is an ideal landscape item for color and beauty.  They have a definite and prominent red color to the leaf stems, trunk and backs of the leaves.  The dorsal leaf also shows a flush of red.  Mature size is about ten feet but sometimes a bit more or less.  Basal diameter at maturity is 12 to 16 inches.  Be aware they are fast growing but only last five or six years before flowering and dying.  But, if you replace the plant, they quickly offer a good sized plant to replace the last one.  They do not bear fruit, like full sun and are cold tolerant down to about a freeze. The garden photo is by Linda Cochran.  This is a great colorful companion plant.  I've not had nice 5g like these for quite a while.


TEN DAY SPECIAL 5 GALLON SIZE $65


ENSETE MAURELII ENSETE MAURELII ENSETE MAURELII
ENSETE MAURELII ENSETE MAURELII ENSETE MAURELII
ENSETE MAURELII Ensete ventricosa Maurelii BY LINDA COCHRAN   Ensete ventricosa Maurelii  

 

WEDNESDAY, 18 MAY - 27 MAY, 2022 

RHAPIS MULTIFIDA
A RARE TYPE OF LADY PALM

 


ONE OF THE BEST PALMS FOR INSIDE
GREAT GARDEN PLANT AS WELL
TEN DAY SPECIAL OLD 25 GALLON PLANT

I haven't been able to offer this superior fan palm as they have not been available for over five years.  But, we do have one or two very old plants that we were holding in stock and have decided to sell.  This is a very rare type of Lady Palm.  This species is from China and is often mistaken for Rhapis humilus.  But, it is a smaller species, getting to about 8 feet tall whereas humilus gets about twice as tall.  It performs well inside the home or office and also is quite easy to grow outside in filtered light.  The stems of multifida are much more attractive than the common Lady Palm, Rhapis excelsa.  It also carries more leaflets per leaf than the Lady Palm and is overall a more attractive plant.  The leaflets are narrow and come to a point like Rhapis humilus.  Side by side, the majority of our customers prefer the Rhapis multifida to the Rhapis excelsa.

Cold hardiness is into the mid-twenties or lower, F.  Outdoors, this species prefers filtered light.   One must be careful not to give Rhapis too much fertilizer or leaf burn may occur.  We have a near twenty year old 25 gallon that we’re putting on special.  It is too big for standard mail order.  BTW, if you start looking for a comparable plant, the chances are you won't find one.

TEN DAY SPECIAL 25 GALLON $575

The sale plant is shown in the first 6 photos.


Rhapis multifida Rhapis multifida Rhapis multifida
Rhapis multifida Rhapis multifida Rhapis multifida
Rhapis multifida Rhapis multifida Rhapis multifida

 

CHAMAEDOREA GLAUCIFOLIA
SUPER SIMILAR TO C. PLUMOSA


TAKES A FAIR AMOUNT OF SUN
TEN DAY SPECIAL 15G SIZE

From time to time I discuss this interesting single trunk Chamaedorea.  It is very similar to Chamaedorea plumosa - except:  The plumosa has a more plumose leaf and takes a little more sun.  But, the glaucifolia has the silver powder on the leaf stems and crown shaft as shown here.  This is quite attractive and typically very prominent.  Otherwise, you would mistake the two.  They are fast growing and get to a mature height of about 14 feet.  They look their best when planted in colonies of three to five plants.  It takes almost full sun on the coast and is a durable species and seem exempt from fungal problems that can plague C. plumosa.  Cold hardiness is about 25 degrees F.

REGULAR PRICE 15G $225
TEN DAY SPECIAL 15G $195

Mention this Special for your discount when you purchase
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Chamaedorea glaucifolia Chamaedorea glaucifolia Chamaedorea glaucifolia
Chamaedorea glaucifolia Chamaedorea glaucifolia Chamaedorea glaucifolia
Chamaedorea glaucifolia Chamaedorea glaucifolia Chamaedorea glaucifolia

 

CYPHOPHOENIX ELEGANS
BEAUTIFUL SINGLE TRUNK PALM FROM NEW CALEDONIA

 

ARCHING GREEN LEAVES, CROWN SHAFT, SUPER ATTRACTIVE
TEN DAY SPECIAL1 15 GALLON SIZE

This species is from the northern part of the island of New Caledonia.  It gets to a height of 20 to 25 feet in many years and has a green to silver, slightly swollen crown shaft.  The trunk is thin, about 4 to 6 inches thick.  The leaves are about six feet long and arch at their ends.  A sister species, Cyphophoenix nucele, has stiffer, more upright leaves compared to this species.  Another important difference between these two is that the leaves of C. elegans are keeled whereas the leaves of nucele are more flat. This species can take full sun right on the coast but most give it part day sun, especially in inland areas.  Cold tolerance is down to the mid-twenties F.  We’re putting 15g plants on special.  Of note, this is a very rare species and hard to find for sale.

REGULAR PRICE 15 GALLON $250
TEN DAY SPECIAL THIS SIZE $220

Please mention this Special at the time of purchase.


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cyphophoenix elegans cyphophoenix elegans cyphophoenix elegans
cyphophoenix elegans cyphophoenix elegans cyphophoenix elegans

 

DICTYOSPERMA ALBUM VAR RUBRUM
PRINCESS PALM, HURRICANE PALM



MEDIUM HEIGHT - CROWN SHAFT – THIN TRUNK
TEN DAY SPECIAL 15 GALLON SIZE

This is a somewhat rare, collector type of palm that would be attractive in almost any coastal or near-coastal garden.  Native to the Mascarene Islands, this thin trunked, crown shafted palm gets to a height of about 25 feet.  This variety is called "rubrum" because of the red color that is present on the stems.  One photo shows this below.  The leaves are green, arching and without any spines.  Growth rate is medium.  This is a coastal sun or part day sun species with a cold tolerance in the upper twenties F.  I've had one in my garden for years in San Diego. 

REGULAR PRICE 15 GALLON $225
TEN DAY SPECIAL THIS SIZE $195

Just mention this Blog Special when ordering to get this price.


Dictyospermum album rubrum Dictyospermum album rubrum Dictyospermum album rubrum
Dictyospermum album rubrum Dictyospermum album rubrum Dictyosperma album
Dictyosperma album rubrum Dictyosperma album rubrum Dictyosperma album rubrum

 

LIVISTONA MUELLERI
RARE AUSTRALIAN FAN PALM



GRAY - GREEN LEAVES, MEDIUM SIZE
TEN DAY SPECIAL 15 GALLON SIZE

This medium sized single trunk fan palm is native to Australia.  The trunk is adorned with old leaf bases that fall off over time.  Leaf color is blue - gray / green.  The petioles are armed and the flowers are prominently maroon.  It's very attractive.  It is a full sun species with good cold tolerance - probably into the upper teens or for sure lower 20's F.  Growth rate is slow to medium.  The plant shown here is over ten years old.  It's near impossible to find on of this size for sale.

REGULAR PRICE OLD 15 GALLON $235
TEN DAY SPECIAL THIS SIZE $205

We only have a few available.

Livistona muelleri Livistona muelleri Livistona muelleri
Livistona muelleri Livistona muelleri
Livistona muelleri Livistona muelleri Livistona muelleri

 

LIVISTONA SARIBUS
LARGE, DARK & HOOKED SPINES

 


MEDIUM TO TALL FAN PALM
TEN DAY SPECIAL 15G SIZE

This medium to tall fan palm is native to southeast Asia.  It can get to heights of thirty-five feet or more.  It is an interesting palm that is easy to grow and has a very ornamental leaf with deep divisions of the segments.  Its leaf segments almost make a complete circle.  Leaf color is green.  The spines on the petioles tend to be dark in color and dramatic, usually the thing most people remember most about this species.  Another interesting thing is that the seed fruit is blue in color as shown below.  It is a sun species and cold hardy into the mid to low-twenties.  The 15g on sale are nicely sized.  Shipping is possible in a large box.  The last photo is by John Volk.

REGULAR PRICE 15G $225
TEN DAY SPECIAL 15G $195

Livistona saribus Livistona saribus  Livistona saribus 
Livistona saribus  Livistona saribus  Livistona saribus 
Livistona saribus  Livistona saribus  Livistona saribus john volk psst 
Livistona saribus  Livistona saribus  Livistona saribus john volk psst 

 

BISMARCKIA NOBILIS
BLUE SINGLE TRUNK FAN PALM FROM MADAGASCAR


A DEFINITE STATEMENT PALM

TEN DAY SPECIAL GOOD SIZED 5 GALLON PLANTS

For several decades we've been growing this stunning blue fan palm from Madagascar.  These are the blue form.  This palm species loves sun, heat and is cold hardy to the low 20’s F.  It doesn’t like the grower to fool with or cut its roots.  These cannot be transplanted once established in the garden.  They get a husky trunk and probably about 40 feet tall in many decades.  This is a very attractive palm and should be given room in the garden to show it off.  Many people in desert locations have found they can grow it.  Shown below is our 5 gallon size.  This is a great starting size.


REGULAR PRICE 5 GALLON $125
TEN DAY SPECIAL 15 GALLON $100

Remember:  Mention this Special for this price.  This size is easy to mail order.

Bismarckia nobilis Bismarckia nobilis Bismarckia nobilis
Bismarckia nobilis Bismarckia nobilis Bismarckia nobilis
Bismarckia nobilis Bismarckia nobilis Bismarckia nobilis

 

CHAMAEDOREA KLOTZSCHIANA
SINGLE TRUNK MEXICAN CHAMAEDOREA



THIN TRUNKED, GROUPED LEAFLETS
TEN DAY SPECIAL 5 GALLON MULTIPLES


This single trunk, shade loving palm is from the Veracruz area of Mexico and named after a German botanist,  Johann Klotzsch.  The plant shown here has reached its mature height of twelve feet.  It has a prominently ringed but narrow green trunk.  The most remarkable characteristic of this species is the grouping of leaflets along the rachis.  These groups are irregularly spaced.  Also note how they leaflets are held at different angles from the rachis.  Leaflets are a dark green, small  to medium in length, wide and a bit puffy.  It's this grouping of leaflets that allows you to ID this species.  Another surprising this is how hard it is to find this species.  When I started my nursery 42 years ago, I had lots of these and seeds were available.  Nowadays you can't find seeds to save your soul.  This is a shade loving species and cold hardy into the mid-twenties F.  At best perhaps it'd take down to about 25 degrees.
  These plants should probably work fine as a house plant and are shippable in a good sized box.

REGULAR PRICE 5 GALLON MULTIPLES $125
TEN DAY SPECIAL 5 GALLON MULTIPLES $95


Chamaedorea klotzschiana Chamaedorea klotzschiana Chamaedorea klotzschiana
Chamaedorea klotzschiana Chamaedorea klotzschiana Chamaedorea klotzschiana
Chamaedorea klotzschiana Chamaedorea klotzschiana Chamaedorea klotzschiana

 

PRITCHARDIA MARTII
HAWAIIAN FAN PALM



MEDIUM SIZE - RUSTY UNDERSIDE TO LEAVES
TEN DAY SPECIAL 5 GALLON SIZE

This Hawaiian Fan Palm is native to the island of Oahu in HI and typically gets to a height of ten to fifteen feet in Southern CA but can attain heights to thirty feet in habitat.  It is a single trunk palm with a trunk diameter of about a foot.  Leaves are green and rather flat.  Their underside has a rusty brown or copper color secondary to tomentum hairs.  It tolerates full sun along the coast.  Far inland areas should give it limited sun.  Cold tolerance is into the mid-twenties F.  It is a somewhat difficult species to find.  The 5g we're putting on special are not overly large but nice.  These can be mail ordered, weather permitting.

REGULAR PRICE 5G $125
TEN DAY SPECIAL 5G SIZE $95

Note;  Our 5g are larger presently than shown here.

Pritchardia martii Pritchardia martii Pritchardia martii
Pritchardia martii Pritchardia martii Pritchardia martii
Pritchardia martii Pritchardia martii Pritchardia martii

 

COPERNICIA PRUNIFERA
THE CARNAUBA WAX PALM

 

WATER CONSERVING - LOVES HEAT AND SUN
TEN DAY SPECIAL 5 GALLON SIZE

This species is native to Brazil and is a single trunk fan palm with a not too large crown of leaves that are green in color.  Sometimes they'll be blue-green.  Overall height can get over fifty feet but it’s more common to see them shorter.  Old leaf bases can be adherent to the trunk as a petticoat as shown in a photo below.  Economically, the leaves of this species produce a wax that makes carnauba wax.  The latter is marketed for various usages including car and shoe wax.  This palm wants heat and sun and is cold hardy to at least the lower 20's F.  We are offering our 5g plants on sale.

REGULAR PRICE 5 GALLON $125
TEN DAY SPECIAL 2 GALLON $85

Remember, mention this Special!


Copernicia prunifera Copernicia prunifera Copernicia prunifera
Copernicia prunifera Copernicia prunifera Copernicia prunifera
Copernicia prunifera Copernicia prunifera Copernicia prunifera

 

CHAMAEDOREA COSTARICANA
ONE OF THE BEST BAMBOO PALMS

 

EASY TO GROW - A GREAT INTERIOR PALM 
TEN DAY SPECIAL LARGE BAND SIZE


This suckering palm species is native to Mexico and Central America.  It is one of about four types of "Bamboo Palms" and is probably either the best or in a stiff competition with Chamaedorea hooperiana.  This species gets to a mature height of twelve to sixteen feet, has strong 1 inch to 1.5 inch trunks which are green in color with prominent rings, and about three to four foot long leaves.  It is an upright grower and does clump.  It doesn't run.  It takes filtered light or morning sun along the coast.  I've even heard of some growing it in full sun although I'd not recommend it.  It is a good growing species.  Cold hardiness is into the mid to lower 20's F. 

Below I'm showing in the first six photos our band size plants.  They are very nicely sized and ready for repotting.  This size can be mail ordered no problem.

REGULAR PRICE BAND SIZE $55
TEN DAY SPECIAL BAND SIZE $47.50

Remember:  Mention this Special for this Blog Only discounted price.  The 7th photo is c/o TS at RPS. 


Chamaedorea costaricana Chamaedorea costaricana Chamaedorea costaricana
Chamaedorea costaricana Chamaedorea costaricana Chamaedorea costaricana
Chamaedorea costaricana TS RPS Chamaedorea costaricana Chamaedorea costaricana

 

DYPSIS DECARYI
THE TRIANGLE PALM

MEDIUM MATURE HEIGHT
THREE SIDED CROWN SHAFT – LOVES HOT SUN
TEN DAY SPECIAL LARGE BAND SIZED PLANTS

This Madagascar palm is known as the "Triangle Palm" because the crown shaft has three flat sides.  It gets to a mature height of about 22 feet in 3 decades.  It loves heat and sun.  Leaves are a gray-green color and there is prominent speckling in the inner crown with dark colors.  It is slow growing.  It has a cold tolerance of about 24 degrees F.  Be aware that this palm doesn’t do well in shade and doesn’t want to be shaded out by overhead trees.  The band sized seedlings are quite large for their pots and need to be repotted into a 5 gallon container.  Easy to mail order.


 REGULAR PRICE BAND SIZE $55

TEN DAY SPECIAL THIS SIZE $45

Mention this Blog Only Special at the time of purchase.  We also have 5g, 15g and 25g plants available


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Dypsis decaryi Dypsis decaryi Dypsis decaryi

 

ZAMIA FURFURACEA
THE CARDBOARD CYCAD
COMPACT GREEN DWARF CYCAD WITH NO SPINES


TEN DAY SPECIAL NICE 5G PLANTS

This popular dwarf cycad is from Mexico and rarely gets over four feet tall.  Plants do cluster and form low profile clumps.  Stems can get typically to about 12 inches although taller stems are seen in the wild.  Leaves are almost always under 36 inches long with a plant height rarely over about five feet.  Leaflets are wide, short and have no spines or armor.  This is a very user-friendly plant.  It tolerates full sun along the coast and needs filtered light in the desert.  Cold hardiness is into the low 20's F, perhaps a bit lower.  

We're offering here 5 gallon plants on Special.  They have caudexes of 3 to 4 inches.  They are nice plants for starting in the garden.  We do have larger plants that are not on sale right now.  These 5g size can easily be shipped right in their pots.

REGULAR PRICE THESE 5G PLANTS $175
TEN DAY SPECIAL THIS SIZE $150

You must mention this Blog only special when purchasing to get this price.

Zamia furfuracea Zamia furfuracea Zamia furfuracea
Zamia furfuracea Zamia furfuracea Zamia furfuracea
Zamia furfuracea Zamia furfuracea Zamia furfuracea

 

ENCEPHALARTOS PAUCIDENTATUS
MEDIUM TO LARGE RARE SOUTH AFRICAN CYCAD

UPRIGHT GREEN LEAVES
TEN DAY SPECIAL GOOD SIZED 15G CYCAD

This rare cycad is native to Swaziland, northern South Africa.  It is known as one of the most attractive of all the green cycads. It does great in Southern California but is rare and hard to find.  New leaves tend to be upright.  Most pronounced is the "frost" appearance of leaves as shown below.  This is from small hairs on the leaflets.  Compared to other cycads leaflets are fairly thin – and they carry spines.  It makes a medium to large mature specimen.  Mature size can be over fifteen feet with 6 to 10 foot green leaves.  Along the coast it’ll take full sun.  Far inland I’d recommend limited sun.  Cold tolerance is down to the low 20’s F.  The plant on Special is in a 15g pot and has an 8 inch caudex.

REGULAR PRICE THIS ACTUAL 15 GALLON CYCAD $1280
TEN DAY SPECIAL THIS ACTUAL PLANT $880

Below I'm showing photos of a large specimen at the nursery.  We have another of this species in a 25g pot and a few seedlings.


ENCEPHALARTOS PAUCIDENTATUS 15G 8 INCHES ENCEPHALARTOS PAUCIDENTATUS 15G 8 INCHES ENCEPHALARTOS PAUCIDENTATUS 15G 8 INCHES
ENCEPHALARTOS PAUCIDENTATUS 15G 8 INCHES ENCEPHALARTOS PAUCIDENTATUS 15G 8 INCHES ENCEPHALARTOS PAUCIDENTATUS 15G 8 INCHES
ENCEPHALARTOS PAUCIDENTATUS ENCEPHALARTOS PAUCIDENTATUS Encephalartos paucidentatus

 

CYCAS PECTINATA
TALL GREEN ASIAN CYCAD



SOME COLD HARDINESS
TEN DAY SPECIAL CITRUS POT SIZE


This is the tallest species of the genus Cycas with reports from habitat of plants over forty feet tall.   It has a wide distribution spreading from India throughout southeast Asia and into China.  Trunks are medium diameter with swelling at the base.  Leaves are green, 4 to 6 feet long with small armor on the leaf stems.  The appearance of a well grown plant is a lush tropical cycad.  It'll take coastal sun or part day interior sun.  Cold hardiness is into the mid-twenties F. or a bit lower.  It is one of the more cold tolerant plants of the genus.  We're offering citrus pot size plants on a Ten Day Special.  Caudex sizes are 4 to 5 inches.

TEN DAY SPECIAL CITRUS POTS THIS SIZE $250
 
Note the last 2 photos are of a nursery plant.

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Cycas pectinata Cycas pectinata Cycas pectinata
CYCAS PECTINATA CYCAS PECTINATA CYCAS PECTINATA

 

CYCAS GUIZHOUENSIS
RARE SMALL TO MEDIUM SIZED CHINESE CYCAD

 

GREEN UPRIGHT LEAVES
TEN DAY SPECIAL LARGE ONE GALLON PLANTS



This small to medium sized exotic cycad is from southwestern China.  Only in the past 20 years has this species been available in the U.S.  It has green upright leaves and can develop a trunk about three feet tall.  Leaves are green and leaflets narrow and shiny.  Sometimes you’ll see the leaflets twisted on their axis.  It comes from elevations of 1000 to 1500 feet or more and has potential to have reasonable cold hardiness, at least into the mid and possibly low 20’s F.  The crown width is about eight feet across with leaf lengths of three to five feet.  At the nursery it seems to grow quite well.  We’re putting nice one gallon plants on special.  Caudexes are about 2 inches.  The eighth photo, by George Yao at PACSOA, shows a plant in full sun although growers may get away with part day sun as well.

REGULAR PRICE THESE ONE GALLON PLANTS $115
TEN DAY SPECIAL THESE ONE GALLON $95

Remember to mention this Blog Special at the time of purchase.  The last photo shows our 5 gallon size.


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Cycas guizhouenis Cycas guizhouenis Cycas guizhouenis
Cycas guizhouenis Cycas guizhouensis George Yao PACSOA Cycas guizhouensis George Yao PACSOA

 

PHILODENDRON SELLOUM
AKA PHILODEDRON BIPINNATIFIDUM

 

GIANT SPLIT LEAF PHILODENDRON
TEN DAY SPECIAL 5 & 15 GALLON SIZE


Throughout my career, I've always known this plant as Philodendron selloum.  The same is true for most nurserymen.  But, when researching it, I've found lots of other names and even genera used to taxonomically identify this species.  So, keeping it simple, I'll not go there but rather say that this is a large leaf Philodendron that can climb up a tree trunk or stand alone all by itself.  It is native to South America.  It can grow in coastal sun or in the shade.  It's got a trunk that is usually six inches thick or less and puts out thick hanging roots that assist in grabbing anything to support the crown.  Leaves are green, heavily divided and can be four feet long and three feet wide.  Leaves are not as large as the much more rare Philodendron evansii.  Selloum is easy to grow.  We're offering nicely sized 5 & 15 gallon on sale.  The 15g size is shown in the last photo.  The rest of the nursery plants are 5g.


REGULAR PRICE 5 GALLON $85

TEN DAY SPECIAL 5 GALLON $70


REGULAR PRICE 15 GALLON $175

TEN DAY SPECIAL 15 GALLON $150


 
Philodendron selloum 5g   Philodendron selloum 5g   Philodendron selloum 5g  
Philodendron selloum 5g   Philodendron selloum  Philodendron selloum 
Philodendron selloum  Philodendron selloum  Philodendron selloum 

 

ALOCASIA WENTII
SEMI-DWARF TROPICAL ELEPHANT EAR PLANT

 

PURPLE UNDERSIDE TO LEAVES
TEN DAY SPECIAL 7 GALLON PLANTS


This is a species of Elephant Ear Alocasia.  Some feel it comes from the island of New Guinea but others feel that it is a hybrid of unknown origin.  The reason I mention it is because it is known to be quite cold hardy, perhaps even adaptable to growing zone 7B.  It is a small plant, typically under 3 feet.  The leaves are smaller than many other Elephant Ear Plants. The dorsal side of the leaves are green (sometimes black-green) while the underside is purple-black.  It prefers to stay dry in the winter when cold and likes filtered light.  It is a nice companion plant for any garden.  Cold tolerance is easily into the upper twenties F.  Shown below are 7 gallon plants that are on Special.

REGULAR PRICE 7 GALLON THIS SPECIES $150
TEN DAY SPECIAL THIS SIZE $135

Remember to mention this Blog Only Special when you purchase. 


 
ALOCASIA WENTII  ALOCASIA WENTII  ALOCASIA WENTII 
ALOCASIA WENTII  ALOCASIA WENTII  ALOCASIA WENTII 
ALOCASIA WENTII  ALOCASIA WENTII  ALOCASIA WENTII 

 

REX BEGONIA - FIREWOMAN
UNUSUAL MULTI-COLORED LEAVES


NICE COMPANION PLANT
TEN DAY SPECIAL 1 GALLON SIZE

Begonia are a very large class of plants, sometimes used in the garden and patio but also as houseplants.  There are about 1500 different species or hybrids.  This particular variety – Rex Begonia Firewoman - is different and very colorfu.  Leaves show prominent pink/red color with silver and purple bands.  But they are not the easiest Begonia to grow.  Leaves have a crinkled texture.  They like filtered light with soil that is slightly damp but not soggy.  It’s usually said that this species is for zones 10 and 11.  We’ve found they can go down to almost a freeze.  These plants have will have smaller pink blossoms in summer. 

TEN DAY SPECIAL 1 GALLON $25

Mention this Special for your discount


Rex Begonia Rex Begonia Rex Begonia
Rex Begonia Rex Begonia Rex Begonia

 

VARIEGATED ZINGIBER ZERUMBET
RED BLOSSOM AWAPUHI SHAPOO GINGER



RARE UPRIGHT RED CONE LIKE BLOSSOM
TEN DAY SPECIAL ONE GALLON SIZE


The Awapuhi Shampoo Ginger is native to Hawaii and is a perennial clumping Ginger that typically grows in filtered light and can go dormant in winter.  Leaves or typically green but we're offering the variegated form of this plant.  Mature height is about five feet.  In the spring its dormancy ends and it usually comes back strong.   The variegation of this variety runs longitudinally along the leaf.  When flowering, the cones start of green and, when mature, turn red.  If ou squeeze a cone it gives off sap which can be used as a shampoo.  Thus, the common name of this plant.  It does poorly in areas with hard freezes.

REGULAR PRICE ONE GALLON $50
TEN DAY SPECIAL THIS SIZE $42.50


The photo of the blossom is by the Survival Gardener Website.  This is a rare Ginger to locate.

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Awapuhi Variegated Shampoo Ginger Awapuhi Variegated Shampoo Ginger Awapuhi Variegated Shampoo Ginger
  Awapuhi Ginger by the Survival Gardener Website  

 

BILBERGIA CLUSTERS WITH CASCADING PINK BLOSSOMS
IN BLOSSOM RIGHT NOW


GREEN LEAVES - SUN TOLERANT
LARGE CLUSTERS ON TEN DAY SPECIAL

This bromeliad genus is known for it's dependent and large pink blossoms.  The leaves on this species are green forming a tubular plant.  The blossoms are 18 inches long, cascading and pink in color with blue flower parts showing below.  They are very durable and easy to grow.  They want at least some sun but can be grown in the sun.  They want overhead watering.  These clusters each have five to ten individual plants in the pots.

TEN DAY SPECIAL THESE LARGE CLUSTERS $75

Bilbergia cluster in blossom pink 5g   Bilbergia cluster in blossom pink 5g   Bilbergia cluster in blossom pink 5g  
Bilbergia cluster in blossom pink 5g   Bilbergia cluster in blossom pink 5g   Bilbergia cluster in blossom pink 5g  

 

MONDAY, 16 MAY - 25 MAY, 2022 

DYPSIS DECARYI
THE TRIANGLE PALM

MEDIUM MATURE HEIGHT
THREE SIDED CROWN SHAFT – LOVES HOT SUN
TEN DAY SPECIAL VERY LARGE 24 INCH BOX SIZE

This Madagascar palm is known as the "Triangle Palm" because the crown shaft has three flat sides.  It gets to a mature height of about 22 feet in 3 decades.  It loves heat and sun.  Leaves are a gray-green color and there is prominent speckling in the inner crown with dark colors.  It is slow growing.  It has a cold tolerance of about 24 degrees F.  Be aware that this palm doesn’t do well in shade and doesn’t want to be shaded out by overhead trees.  The boxed plants shown below are about as big as you can plant without heavy equipment.  Their height is ten to twelve feet by estimate.  Delivery is available.

REGULAR PRICE THESE 24 INCH BOX THIS SIZE $650
TEN DAY SPECIAL THIS SIZE 24 INCH BOX $550

Mention this Blog Only Special at the time of purchase.  We also have 5g, 15g and 25g plants available


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Dypsis decaryi Dypsis decaryi Dypsis decaryi
Dypsis decaryi Dypsis decaryi Dypsis decaryi

 

KENTIOPSIS OLIVIFORMIS
A GREAT CROWN SHAFTED PALM
 


IDEAL FOR SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
MEDIUM MATURE HEIGHT
TEN DAY SPECIAL 15 GALLON SIZE

I've discussed this great New Caledonian species before because it is such a good species for those of us in Southern California.  It comes from high elevation in its native New Caledonia habitat, is a good growing palm and can tolerate full sun easily along the coastal strip.  Its cold hardiness is down to about 23 degrees, better than the King Palm or Kentia Palm.  It has an average trunk diameter of eight to ten inches and a mature height of usually about thirty feet.  It can also be grown in part day sun or strong filtered light.  Shown here is the 15 gallon size we’re putting on special  Growth rate on this species is good.  This species is highly recommended. 

REGULAR PRICE 15G $225
TEN DAY SPECIAL THIS SIZE $200

The 15 gallon size is shown in the first 5 photos.  The 6th photo is a 20g plant.
The garden trees are growing in San Diego County.


Kentiopsis oliviformis Kentiopsis oliviformis Kentiopsis oliviformis
Kentiopsis oliviformis Kentiopsis oliviformis Kentiopsis oliviformis
Kentiopsis oliviformis Kentiopsis oliviformis Kentiopsis oliviformis

 

KENTIOPSIS OLIVIFORMIS
A GREAT CROWN SHAFTED PALM FOR SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA



UPRIGHT LEAVES - TAKES COASTAL SUN
TEN DAY SPECIAL 5 GALLON PLANTS


FOR DESCRIPTION, SEE ABOVE

REGULAR PRICE 5 GALLON $125

TEN DAY SPECIAL 5 GALLON $100

Remember to mention this Blog Special at the time of purchase.


Kentiopsis oliviformis Kentiopsis oliviformis Kentiopsis oliviformis
Kentiopsis oliviformis Kentiopsis oliviformis Kentiopsis oliviformis
kENTIOPSIS OLIVIFORMIS KYLE WICOMB PACSOA kENTIOPSIS OLIVIFORMIS KYLE WICOMB PACSOA kENTIOPSIS OLIVIFORMIS

 

ARCHONTOPHOENIX MAXIMA
LARGEST OF THE KING PALMS


GREEN LEAVES – STATELY TRUNK AND CROWN
TEN DAY SPECIAL 15 GALLON SIZE

By popular demand I have put this great palm on special.  This is the largest of the King Palm family.  It got its name "maxima" by the flower size, but most have found it to be an aggressive grower, have a larger trunk and get taller than the other species of King Palms.  It does have silver on the underside of the leaves.  The crown shaft is sort of a yellow, sometimes blue color.  It is a quick growing pinnate palm native to Australia.  It's rare to see them available and also hard to find good photos of this species.  I wish to than L.N. below for his picture of a mature tree.  The plants I'm putting on special are the 15 gallon size, mostly singles.  It tolerates full coastal sun and is cold hardy into the mid-twenties F.

REGULAR PRICE 15 GALLON $225
TEN DAY SPECIAL THIS SIZE $200

Of note, our Archontophoenix "teracarpa" is probably a larger King Palm than A. maxima but still escapes exact species identification.  It does not have silver undersides to the leaflets and has a blue crown shaft.  It is routinely discussed elsewhere at this Blog.

The 7th photo is by Luke Nancarrow AU and the 9th by P.D.

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Archontophoenix maxima Archontophoenix maxima Archontophoenix maxima
Archontophoenix maxima by Luke Nancarrow Archontophoenix maxima Archontophoenix maxima by PD

 

PHOENIX SYLVESTRIS
TALL PALM WITH BLUE-GREEN LEAVES


THE SILVER DATE PALM
TEN DAY SPECIAL 15G PLANTS


This species of Date Palm is from India and Pakistan and somewhat resembles the Canary Island Date Palm.  But, the trunk is much thinner, the crown is not as large and it is more rounded in shape.  Leaf color is blue-green.  Overall height can reach forty to fifty feet.  This is a sun species in all areas with a cold tolerance into the teens F.

We're offering nice 15g plants on special as shown.  These might be a bit of a challenge to mail order but can be done.

REGULAR PRICE THIS SPECIES 15G $225
TEN DAY SPECIAL THIS SIZE $195

Just mention this Special to get the discount when purchasing,  Only a few available.
 

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PHOENIX SYLVESTRIS PHOENIX SYLVESTRIS PHOENIX SYLVESTRIS
PHOENIX SYLVESTRIS PHOENIX SYLVESTRIS PHOENIX SYLVESTRIS

 

RHOPALOSTYLIS HYBRID
SAPIDA X BAUERI


SHOWING HYBRID VIGOR - SHOULD BE A WINNER!
TEN DAY SPECIAL 15 GALLON SIZE

For those of you with growing experience, you understand that palms, even monoecious palms, can hybridize.   We got in some plants and were told that they were "sapida".  But, looking at them you'll know they are not pure sapida.  Seeds came off a Rhopalostylis sapida seed bearing tree.  The dark petioles (brown) and downward flexing leaves show that they are a hybrid - baueri blood.   Sorry, but I have no photos of a mature garden tree of this hybrid.  They can take part day sun or filtered light in most areas.  Cold hardiness will be about 20 degrees F.

REGULAR PRICE 15G THIS HYBRID $225
TEN DAY SPECIAL THIS SIZE $200

Mention this Blog Special to get this price.  I don't have any mature specimen photos of this hybrid but elsewhere on this Blog have shown each parent species.

Rhopoalostylis sapida x baueri, 15g Rhopoalostylis sapida x baueri, 15g Rhopoalostylis sapida x baueri, 15g
Rhopoalostylis sapida x baueri, 15g Rhopoalostylis sapida x baueri, 15g  

 

BISMARCKIA NOBILIS
BLUE SINGLE TRUNK FAN PALM FROM MADAGASCAR


A DEFINITE STATEMENT PALM

TEN DAY SPECIAL GOOD SIZED 15 GALLON PLANTS

For several decades we've been growing this stunning blue fan palm from Madagascar.  These are the blue form.  This palm species loves sun, heat and is cold hardy to the low 20’s F.  It doesn’t like the grower to fool with or cut its roots.  These cannot be transplanted once established in the garden.  They get a husky trunk and probably about 40 feet tall in many decades.  This is a very attractive palm and should be given room in the garden to show it off.  Many people in desert locations have found they can grow it.  Shown below is our 15 gallon size that we have on special.  This is a good size to start with and should take off quickly.


REGULAR PRICE 15 GALLON $225
TEN DAY SPECIAL 15 GALLON $195

Remember:  Mention this Special for this price. 

Bismarckia nobilis Bismarckia nobilis Bismarckia nobilis
Bismarckia nobilis Bismarckia nobilis
Bismarckia nobilis Bismarckia nobilis Bismarckia nobilis

 

DYPSIS BARONII
RED BASE FORM – “RED STEM”



IDEAL SUCKERING MADAGASCAR PALM
TEN DAY SPECIAL NICE SUCKERING 7 GALLON PLANTS

Over the years and having grown between fifty and one hundred different species of 
Dypsis, I can say that Dypsis baronii is one of the best species of Dypsis for Southern California.  It is a reliablly performing plant and quite beautiful.  Palm enthusiasts get really excited about the variety of color seen in the stem, crown shaft and new petioles.  The plants shown here are the “red stem” form with obvious red coloring at the base of the trunks.  Crown shafts vary in color from red to yellow to powder white.  Eventually, most plants give a silver green trunk with a light colored crown shaft as shown here.  Trunks are several inches thick, leaves are about five to six feet long and overall heights peak out under twenty feet. Right on the coast this species can be grown in full sun although strong filtered light or part day sun is ok too.  Far inland areas should expose this species to only a few hours of sun.  Cold tolerance is into the mid and perhaps low 20's F.  Growth rate is slow to medium. 

Availability on this species is variable.  Right now we our have 5g size but also these suckering, sturdy 7 gallon plants which I’m putting on special.  I have about six of them.   For those that don’t sell in the next ten days, I’m putting all into 15 gallon pots.  These can be mail ordered.  The garden photo is of only of the regular Dypsis baronii species.  I have no garden pictures of the red stem form.

REGULAR PRICE THESE 7 GALLON PLANTS $185   
TEN DAY SPECIAL THESE 7 GALLON $165


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Dypsis baronii red base Dypsis baronii red base Dypsis baronii red base
Dypsis baronii red base Dypsis baronii red base  

 

RAVENEA RIVULARIS
THE MAJESTY PALM



THICK TRUNK, FAST GROWER
TEN DAY SPECIAL 5 GALLON SIZE


Almost all Ravenea are native to Madagascar.  Such it is with R. rivularis which was one of the first species of this genus to be grown commercially worldwide.  It is native to moist areas along rivers in the habitat.  It has a husky clean trunk with a slightly swollen base.  The trunk tapers toward the crown.  Leaves are green and about 8 feet long, fairly flat in cross section.  Petioles are not armed.  It is a fast growing species if fed well and given ample water.  Mature height is about 40 feet and it tolerates coastal sun.  Cold hardiness is 23 to 25 degrees F.  We're putting 5 gallon on sale.

REGULAR PRICE 5 GALLON $125
TEN DAY SPECIAL 5 GALLON $90

Ravenea rivularis Ravenea rivularis Ravenea rivularis
Ravenea rivularis Ravenea rivularis Ravenea rivularis
Ravenea rivularis Ravenea rivularis Ravenea rivularis

 

DYPSIS SAINTELUCEI
SINGLE TRUNK - WHITE CROWN SHAFT
NATIVE TO MADAGASCAR


HIGHLY SOUGHT AFTER
TEN DAY SPECIAL ON 5 GALLON SIZED PLANTS

This single trunk palm in native to forest regions in southern Madagascar.  It is known for its powdery white crown shaft.  Mature it is a medium sized palm with a rather thin trunk and height of about twenty feet.  It is being grown well in Southern California.  I’ve heard from some that it's one of the better Dypsis to grow here.  Leaves are arranged in a tristichous pattern and are plumose (fluffy).  It tolerates sun or part sun.  The exact cold hardiness is not well established but probably about 25 degrees F.  The 5 gallon on sale below are on sale for ten days.

REGULAR PRICE 5 GALLON $125
TEN DAY SPECIAL 5 GALLON $100

You must mention this Internet-only special when purchasing to get this price.  Limited supplies available.  The last photo is c/o TS at RPS.


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Dypsis saintlucei 5g Dypsis saintlucei 5g
Dypsis saintlucei Dypsis saintlucei Dypsis saintlucei TS RPS

 

HYOPHORBE VERSCHAFELTII
THE SPINDLE PALM WITH ITS CIGAR SHAPED TRUNK

EXOTIC, UNUSUAL APPEARING AND RARE
TEN DAY SPECIAL 5G SIZE

Hyophorbe verschafeltii is known as the Spindle Palm.  It is closely related to Hyophorbe lagenicaulis, the Bottle Palm.  But, the Spindle Palm is a bit more cold hardy and therefore the one that is a better choice for Southern California.  Most Bottle Palms don’t survive in this ara.  Both are native to the Mascarene Islands.  Mature height in many decades is fifteen feet or a bit more.  On the trunk, the Spindle Palm has the bulge off the ground, somewhere in the middle of a mature trunk.  The Bottle Palm swells at the base and above this gets more narrow.  Cold tolerance of the Spindle Palm is about freezing.  The Bottle Palm gets into trouble below thirty-five degrees.  This small difference makes a huge difference for growers.   This species wants full sun along the coast.  Shown below is our 5 gallon size which we’ve put on special. I can mail order this size.

REGULAR PRICE 5 GALLON $135
TEN DAY SPECIAL 15 GALLON SIZE $100

We only have limited numbers available. 

 
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Hyophorbe verschafeltii 5g Hyophorbe verschafeltii 5g Hyophorbe verschafeltii 5g
Hyophorbe verschafeltii Hyophorbe verschafeltii Hyophorbe verschafeltii

 

CHAMAEDOREA ARENBERGIANA
EXOTIC THIN TRUNKED SHADE PALM

 

WIDE GREEN LEAFLETS – THIN GREEN TRUNK
TEN DAY SPECIAL 5 GALLON PLANTS

This palm is an understory species from Mexico, Guatemala and Honduras.  It gets to a height of ten to fifteen feet with a thin trunk of about an inch or a bit more.  It has wide, irregularly spaced leaflets on leaves that can get over five feet long.  These leaflets can be up to six inches wide and come to a prominent "drip tip" at their ends.  The trunk is thin and prominently ringed.  I'm also showing an old photo of a more mature plant’s female flower with near-mature black seeds. This is one super attractive species.  In terms of culture, it is a shade loving species.  So, one would plant it under canopy.  It would probably look great as a small colony of three or four plants.  Cold tolerance is into the mid to upper twenties F.  It is a rare species to see in gardens but is worth seeking out.  We’re putting 5 gallon on Special.

REGULAR PRICE 5 GALLON $125
TEN DAY SPECIAL THIS SIZE $100

Our 5g plants are shown in the first six pictures.  The tall outdoor photo is of a tall 20 gallon plant.  This is followed by a photo of that female blossom with seeds.

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Chamaedorea arenbergiana 5g Chamaedorea arenbergiana 5g Chamaedorea arenbergiana 5g
Chamaedorea arenbergiana 5g Chamaedorea arenbergiana 5g Chamaedorea arenbergiana

 

DYPSIS SPECIES ORANGE CRUSH
A BEAUTIFUL DYPSIS WITH NO SPECIES NAME



MANY TIMES SPORTS AN ORANGE CROWN SHAFT
MEDIUM MATURE HEIGHT - EXOTIC AND SOUGHT AFTER
TEN DAY SPECIAL 2 GALLON SIZE


This is another exotic species that is near impossible to find.  It is native to Madagascar, gets to a mature height of about 20 feet, has an 8 inch thick trunk and, most appealing, is the smooth orange colored crown shaft. (see last photo).  We have available some 2 gallon plants.  It is recommended that you grow this one for a year or two before planting.  At one point, orange crush was felt to be Dypsis pululifera.  But, that was proven incorrect by taxonomists.  It presently has not species name.  I'd start it in strong filtered light or slowly acclimate it to some sun.  Cold tolerance is probably not much below a freeze.  We have several of the 2g size available.  Like other super rare species, it is affordable but not inexpensive.  Those available were winter repots. The last photo was taken by BGL.

TEN DAY SPECIAL 2 GALLON SIZE  $65

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Euterpe species orange crown shaft Euterpe species orange crown shaft Euterpe species orange crown shaft BY bgl hi

 

SABAL MINOR
THE DWARF PALMETTO

NEVER OVER SIX FEET TALL
TEN DAY SPECIAL 2 GALLON PLANTS

This dwarf palm native to the southern states of the U.S. is sought after because of its small size and extreme cold hardiness.  It can take temperatures into the mid-teens F. and rarely gets over six feet tall.  It is often grown in full sun but tolerates part sun or strong filtered light.  Enthusiasts like it because of its small size.  Blossoms commonly shoot above the green fan leaves and produce small black seeds.  We’re putting 2 gallon plants on sale presently.

REGULAR PRICE 2 GALLON SIZE $75

TEN DAY SPECIAL THIS SIZE $60

Just mention this blog special to get this great deal.  This and all sales not outdated and seen here apply to mail orders or nursery visits.


Sabal minor Sabal minor Sabal minor
Sabal minor Sabal minor Sabal minor

  

HOWEA FORSTERIANA
THE KENTIA PALM

 

THIN TRUNK – TROPICAL GREEN LEAVES
TEN DAY SPECIAL NICE ONE GALLON SINGLE PLANTS

Howea forsteriana, the popular Kentia Palm, is native to Lord Howe Island.  There it lives at lower elevations.  At higher elevations up the mountains one sees Howea belmoreana and Hedyscepe.  The Kentia does great here in So California – as both a garden palm and interior plant.  It is a single trunk species that is often grown as a "multiple" with several plants in the same pot.  It does NOT sucker.  Along the coast it takes full sun or part day sun.  Far inland, filtered light is needed.   Cold tolerance is about 25 degrees F.  Mature height in sun is usually about thirty feet in 30 years. 

Shown here are some nice starter plants – singles in one gallon pots.  They are ready to be repotted into a 5g container.  This size is easy to mail order.  We have various sizes of the Kentias for sale from small to large.  They are also great patio palms in containers.

REGULAR PRICE ONE GALLON SINGLE KENTIA $65
TEN DAY SPECIAL THESE ONE GALLONS $55


Click here for an article Kentias from our website


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Howea forsteriana Kentia Howea forsteriana Kentia Howea forsteriana Kentia
Howea forsteriana Kentia Howea forsteriana Kentia Howea forsteriana Kentia

 

KENTIOPSIS OLIVIFORMIS
A GREAT CROWN SHAFTED PALM FOR SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA



UPRIGHT LEAVES - TAKES COASTAL SUN
TEN DAY SPECIAL BAND SIZED PLANTS


I've discussed this great New Caledonian species before because it is such a good species for those of us in Southern California.  It comes from high elevation in its native habitat, is a good growing palm and can tolerate full sun easily along the coastal strip.  Its cold hardiness is down to about 23 degrees, better than the King Palm or Kentia Palm.  It has an average trunk diameter of eight to ten inches and a mature height of usually about thirty feet.  It can also be grown in part day sun or strong filtered light.  

The first six photos show our band size that we're putting on special.  Be aware, this species can get up to about 30 feet in a domestic garden.  This species is highly recommended in So Cal.

REGULAR PRICE BAND SIZE $60

TEN DAY SPECIAL BAND SIZE $50

Remember to mention this Blog Special at the time of purchase.

 

Kentiopsis oliviformis  Kentiopsis oliviformis  Kentiopsis oliviformis 
Kentiopsis oliviformis  Kentiopsis oliviformis  Kentiopsis oliviformis 
Kentiopsis oliviformis  Kentiopsis oliviformis  Kentiopsis oliviformis 

 

CERATOZAMIA MEXICANA
GREEN CYCAD FROM MEXICO
BLOWOUT SALE CONING SIZED PLANTS


GREAT DISCOUNT LARGE SPECIMEN CYCADS
TEN DAY SPECIAL CONING SIZED PLANTS

This gorgeous cycad is green in color and native to lowland as well as mountainous areas of Vera Cruz, Mexico.  There are various forms.  Some are green emergent but we’ve seen an occasional bronze emergent type.  This is a medium to large cycad with crown spreads of eight to ten feet.  Leaves tend to be horizontal and sometimes a bit dependent, especially on older leaves.  Leaf stems are spiny.  Leaf length can be six feet easily.   Leaflets are medium width with no spines on their edges.  Caudex size can get up to two feet.  Most would grow this is a bit of sun or filtered light.  But, right on the coast, some have grown it well in half day sun.  Cold tolerance is down to the low 20’s F. 

We have an excellent selection of this species and have selected some of the 15 gallons for a Ten Day Special.  Caudexes are four to six inches or bigger.  Most are coning size.  These came recently from a private collection and some need to throw out new leaves.  But, all are super healthy and have seen temperatures well into the twenties.  The first 8 photos show examples of these, about 40 specimen cycads.

REGULAR PRICE THIS SIZE IN 15 GALLON $$600
TEN DAY SPECIAL THIS SIZE IN 15G $450

This is a great price for these plants, many of which are 15 years old.  This size can be delivered or possibly mail ordered.  They'd take a huge box. 


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Ceratozamia mexicana Ceratozamia mexicana Ceratozamia mexicana
Ceratozamia mexicana Ceratozamia mexicana Ceratozamia mexicana

 

SUPER UNUSUAL ENCEPHALARTOS HYBRID
F2 HYBRID WITH E. WOODII POLLEN



ENCEPHALARTOS (E. NATALENSIS X E. WOODII) X (ENCEPHALARTOS HORRIDUS X E. WOODII)
TEN DAY SPECIAL CITRUS POT SIZE

This should prove to be one of the most interesting hybrid Encephalartos available on the market.  It is an F2 hybrid.  These were done from domestic plants in Southern California.  The hybridizer took pollen from the E. horridus x woodii to pollinate a receptive female of E. natalensis x woodii.  As most know, E. woodii is extinct in the wild and only male plants are known to exist.  E. horridus x woodii (Encephalartos "horwood") is one of the most sought after hybrids around.  I've shown multiple photos of the plants on Special as well as close up photos of the leaves of both parents.

TEN DAY SPECIAL CITRUS POTS THIS HYBRID $120

I have limited numbers available.  They'll not last long.  They are presently a bit bigger than shown here.

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Encephalartos (natalensis x woodii) x (horridus x woodii) Encephalartos (natalensis x woodii) x (horridus x woodii) Encephalartos (natalensis x woodii) x (horridus x woodii)
Encephalartos (natalensis x woodii) x (horridus x woodii) Encephalartos (natalensis x woodii) Encephalartos (horridus x woodii)

 

MACROZAMIA RIEDLEI
RARE AUSTRALIAN CYCAD



THIN BLUE-GREEN LEAFLETS
TEN DAY SPECIAL 15 GALLON SIZE


This cycad is native to Australia and makes a small perhaps medium sized mature cyad.  It will definitely be smaller than Macrozamia moorei or communis.   Trunk heights are two feet to five feet.  Leaves are either flat or sometimes keeled and a gray green in color.  This species is native to the north-west part of Australia near or south of Perth.  Leaves are about five feet tall.  Cones are short.  This species likes full sun along the coast and is cold hardy to the low 20’s F.  The plant I'm putting on special is in a 15 gallon pot with a 3 to 4 inch caudex.  It's shown in the first six photos.  We have several this size.  They are shippable for mail order.

REGULAR PRICE THIS ACTUAL CYCAD $450
TEN DAY SPECIAL THIS ACTUAL CYCAD $375

Macrozamia riedlei 15g 3-4 inches Macrozamia riedlei 15g 3-4 inches Macrozamia riedlei 15g 3-4 inches
Macrozamia riedlei 15g 3-4 inches Macrozamia riedlei 15g 3-4 inches Macrozamia riedlei 15g 3-4 inches
Macrozamia riedlei Macrozamia riedlei Macrozamia riedlei

  

LEPIDOZAMIA PEROFFSKYANA
A "USER FRIENDLY" LARGE CYCAD

 

SPINELESS GREEN LEAVES
TEN DAY SPECIAL BAND SIZED SEEDLINGS

I enjoy talking about this species because it is one of my favorites.  It is a large species over time.  I say 'user friendly" because this is one of the few species that has absolutely no spines; none of the leaflets, none one the stems.  A leaf brushing across your face feels no more intense than brushing past a Maiden Hair Fern. We have a huge selection of this species.  Today I’m putting seedlings in band size on sale.  Below are a few of the main characteristics of this species:

*Large species with trunks slowly getting to over ten feet
*Leaf length typically six to eight feet, sometimes bigger.
*Trunk diameter to 18 inches
*Smooth petiole with no spines
*Great for strong filtered light or full sun along the coast
*Large interesting cones
*Leaflets soft and glossy green in color
*New leaves emerge upward, older leaves lay more horizontal
*Easy to grow

I've found that even customers who say "I only like palms, not cycads" tend to love this species.

REGULAR PRICE BAND SIZE THIS SPECIES $60
TEN DAY SPECIAL THIS SIZE $50


Lepidozamia peroffskyana Lepidozamia peroffskyana Lepidozamia peroffskyana
Lepidozamia peroffskyana Lepidozamia peroffskyana Lepidozamia peroffskyana
Lepidozamia peroffskyana Lepidozamia peroffskyana Lepidozamia peroffskyana

 

JACOBINIA CARNEA (JUSTICA C.)
BRAZILIAN PLUME, FLAMINGO PLANT
PRETTY, PINK AND DWARF

 

SHADE PLANT - SPRING - SUMMER BLOOMER
TEN DAY SPECIAL LARGE MULTI-STEMMED 5G PLANTS

We've been growing this winning plant for a time.  It prefers filtered light and is a dwarf plant that puts out clusters of huge pink flowers.  This variety is pink but they also can come in red, apricot, orange, yellow and a whole assortment of other colors.  They typically get to a height of five feet or less and throw long lasting blossoms.  See how beautiful they are now - yet pictures from a month ago had no flowers.  Along the coast they can take some sun.  Cold hardiness is into the twenties F.  Plants are about as wide as they are tall and make a wonderful and colorful addition to the garden floor.  You'll not see this plant around too much.  We sold them like crazy last year as everyone wants color for shady areas.  On sale we are offering our 5 gallon size.  These all have multiple stems.  Each stem is either blooming now or about to bloom.  Easy to ship.  BTW, they blossom in the spring.  So, if you get one now, you'll have color soon.  One picture below shows the plant in winter, no blossoms.

REGULAR PRICE 5 GALLON $85
TEN DAY SPECIAL THIS SIZE $65

Just remember to mention this Blog Only Special at the time of purchase to get the discount.  The garden photo below is from igarden website in Australia.   


 
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Jacobina carnea Justicia Jacobina carnea Justicia Jacobina carnea Justicia
Jacobinia carnea from igarden website Australia Jacobinia carnea Jacobinia carnea

 

CALATHEA SPECIES - PINK BLOSSOMS
A TYPE OF PRAYER PLANT



COLORFUL FOLIAGE WITH PURPLE BACKS
THIS SPECIES HAS SOME COLD HARDINESS
TEN DAY SPECIAL 5 GALLON IN BLOSSOM


Over the  years we've grown quite a few types of Calathea - known as the prayer plant.  Native to the tropical Americas, we've found these plants are somewhat difficult to grow.  They like warmth, humidity and filtered light.  The main problem has been that, in our un-heated greenhouses, the plants would literally die during winter.  To perfectly grow these plants you need a heated high humidity greenhouse.  They typically don't like outdoor winter temperatures and most have had little success with them.

But, we had one variety shown below that has done well with our temperatures that get down to a freeze.  They have flourished and are now showing pink blossom, lush green foliate with purple ventral sides to the leaves.  We don't know the species name.  They are a cluster of many plants.  Limited numbers available.  They'd want filtered light in the garden.

TEN DAY SPECIAL THESE 5 GALLON CALATHEA $75

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Calathea species pink blossom 5g Calathea species pink blossom 5g Calathea species pink blossom 5g

 

UNKNOWN FICUS SPECIES
NICE 15 GALLON TREES AVAILABLE



LARGE GREEN LEAVES WITH WHITE VEINS
TEN DAY SPECIAL THIS SIZE


About five or size years ago we received some seeds labeled as Ficus macrophylla or the Moreton's Bay Fig Tree.  This species makes a huge Banyon type tree that has a very thick trunk, large roots that crawl the ground and has leaves that are three to five inches long with red-colored backs.  As we germinated and grew these seeds it became apparent that the trees that they produced were not the Moreton's Bay Fig but some other species.  The leaves are larger that Ficus macrophylla, have green backs with white veins.  The tree is quite attractive and I'm sure will make a large mature tree or could be used as a container grown house or patio plant.  Height in the pot is size to seven feet.  In the garden I suspect it'd do fine with full sun although I don't know the cold hardiness.  It has seen a freeze already and did fine.  These are too big for mail order.  I can't show a mature plant as I don't know which species it is.

TEN DAY SPECIAL 15 GALLON SIZE $155


Ficus species Ficus species
Ficus species Ficus species Ficus species

 

AMARYLLIS IN BLOSSOM
NAKED LADY PLANTS


WINTER - SPRING BLOSSOMS
VARIETY OF FLOWER COLORS
TEN DAY SPECIAL ALL AMARYLLIS


Amaryllis plants grow from bulbs.  They can become leafless during the winter and sometimes the first thing you see in spring is a blossom.  Blossoms are spectacular - large funnel shaped blooms in an assortment of colors.  Leaves are green and strap like.  Blossoms last for about 3 weeks are are very showy.  After the blossoms die off one has a small green plant that goes dormant in winter.  Plants slowly divide and multiply, forming large garden clusters that really show off in the spring.  They are easy to grow in sun or part sun and require no special care.  They just get bigger and show more spring blossoms over the years.  We have several types and sizes, many in blossom right now.  All sizes/types are on sale.

TEN DAY SPECIAL - 20% OFF REGULAR PRICES ON ALL AMARYLLIS

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Amaryllis red and white blossom Amaryllis red and white blossom Amaryllis red and white blossom
Amaryllis Amarillis Amaryllis

 

FRIDAY, 13 MAY - 23 MAY, 2022 

MULE PALM
BUTIA X SYAGRUS (QUEEN PALM)



MEDIUM SIZE MATURE HYBRID PALM
SUPER COLD HARDY - TO ABOUT 16 DEGREES
TEN DAY SPECIAL SQUAT 25G SIZE

This popular inter-generic hybrid palm was probably first created by a man made cross of both parents about a hundred years ago.  It has been given a trade name of  "Butiagrus nabonnandii" but most people call it the Mule Palm.  The latter name is utilized because it's been found on most specimens to have sterile fruit or no fruit at all.   Any seeds formed almost always won't germinate to grow a new palm.  Butia capitata is a monoecious species.  This means that flower stocks have both male and female flowers.

To produce Mule Palm plants, it takes a tremendous amount of work to viable and true seeds.  On the seed producing Butia flowerstock, all the male flowers must be meticulously removed manually to prevent self-pollination by itself.  Only after this can the Queen pollen but put onto the receptive Butia blossoms.  This takes a lot of experience, effort and time.  This is one of the reasons this hybrid is so rare and usually pricey.

Mature height is up to thirty feet, much shorter than the Queen Palm.  But, cold hardiness is better than a Queen as well.  It'll take temperatures down to about 16 degrees F. This species prefers a bright sun location and can be grown in the desert in full sun. 

On special are our 25g plants.  They are at least 8-9 feet tall in their pots, grown in sun.  They are ready for planting.

REGULAR PRICE 25 GALLON SIZE $700
TEN DAY SPECIAL THESE 25G $595


Remember:  Mention this Blog Only Special at the time of purchase.

 
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Mule Palm Mule Palm Mule Palm
Mule Palm Butia x Jubaea Mule Palm Butia x Jubaea Mule Palm TS RPS

 

RHAPIDOPHYLLUM HYSTRIX
THE NEEDLE PALM

WORLD'S MOST COLD HARDY PALM
TEN DAY SPECIAL HUGE 20 YEAR OLD 45 GALLON PLANT

There is no doubt in my mind that this species is the most cold tolerant of any palm species.  It is native to the southeastern United States with native habitats stretching from South Carolina down to northern Florida and into Alabama and Mississippi.  There are reports of this species tolerating below zero degrees F.  Now, this doesn't mean that you can grow it in Michigan.  But, in areas that see significant cold such as North Carolina, central Texas or even New Mexico, this species might work for you.

It is a suckering fan palm and known as the "Needle Palm" because it forms dark colored, protuberant needles on the trunk.  The eighth picture below shows the needles on the trunk of an older garden plant.  The first six photos shown this mature, seed producing palm.  I only have this one specimen – came from a private grower and is very old.  In sun the leaf color is a silver green with more silver underneath.  In shade the color gets dark green, reminiscent of a Rhapis Palm.  Trunks are usually under three feet tall and four to six inches thick.  But, because the leaves come upwards, the overall height of the plant can be six to seven feet or taller.  They can get a bit bushy.  This is a very slow growing species.  If you don’t want a big mature specimen, I do have much smaller 5g which are shippable.    

REGULAR PRICE 45 GALLON SPECIMEN $600
TEN DAY SPECIAL THIS ACTUAL PLANT $495

You must mention this Blog Only Special to get this price.


Rhapidophyllum hystrix 45 gallon in seed Rhapidophyllum hystrix 45 gallon in seed Rhapidophyllum hystrix 45 gallon in seed
Rhapidophyllum hystrix 45 gallon in seed Rhapidophyllum hystrix 45 gallon in seed Rhapidophyllum hystrix 45 gallon in seed
Rhapidophyllum hystrix  Rhapidophyllum hystrix Rhapidophyllum hystrix 

 

RHOPALOSTYLIS BAUERI
NORFOLK ISLAND PALM

 


SINGLE TRUNK - CROWN SHAFTED
TEN DAY SPECIAL 15 GALLON SIZE


Rhopalostylis baueri
, the Norfolk Island Palm, is native to two locations.  Norfolk Island (an Australian island) is the home of the classic Rhopalostylis baueri but there is also a population in Kermadec Islands, a New Zealand territory.  The population of Rhopalostylis baueri on Norfolk Island is near the elevated center of the island, rare elsewhere.  In this locality, it is threatened by rodents that eat the seeds and young seedlings.  In the Kermadec location, this species is found on Raoul Island.  It is more plentiful there because there have been efforts to eliminate the rat population.  In my experience, this species does best in less than full sun along the coast.  Half day morning sun is about perfect.  It has a cold tolerance into the low 20's F. and is being grown in the SF Bay area.  Anticipate a height typically of about 25 feet mature.   We are putting our 15 gallon size on special.

REGULAR PRICE 15 GALLON $225
TEN DAY SPECIAL 15 GALLON $200

The 8th photo is c/o Wikipedia.

 
RHOPALOSTYLIS BAUERI  RHOPALOSTYLIS BAUERI  RHOPALOSTYLIS BAUERI 
RHOPALOSTYLIS BAUERI  RHOPALOSTYLIS BAUERI   
RHOPALOSTYLIS BAUERI  RHOPALOSTYLIS BAUERI wikipedia  RHOPALOSTYLIS BAUERI 

 

SABAL RIVERSIDE
MEDIUM SIZE, THICK TRUNKED GREEN FAN PALM

 

SUN TOLERANT, COLD HARDY
TEN DAY SPECIAL 15G SIZE


The true habitat origin of this palm is unknown.  All plants around commercially originated from a collected plant that was found in Riverside, CA.  No one knows where it originated from.  It is a thick trunked
 Sabal species with large green leaves.  Leaf color is green to blue green.  The trunk holds on initially to old leaf bases but eventually they fall off or can be removed.  Petioles are not armed but have a sharp edge.  This species has medium sized round black seeds.  Mature height averages about 25 feet.  It is reported to tolerate down to 16 degrees F.  It is a full sun palm.  It’s also hard to find nowadays.  We’re offering 15 gallon size on sale.


REGULAR PRICE 15 GALLON $225
TEN DAY SPECIAL THIS SIZE $200

They are almost too big to mail order but could be shipped in a huge box – expensive to do this.


Sabal riverside 15g Sabal riverside 15g Sabal riverside 15g
Sabal riverside 15g Sabal riverside 15g Sabal riverside 15g
Sabal riverside 15g Sabal riverside Sabal riverside 15g

 

LIVISTONA NITIDA
TALL PALM WITH THINNER TRUNK

 


NATIVE TO QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA
FAIRLY QUICK GROWING
TEN DAY SPECIAL 15 GALLON SIZE

This palm species is a fan palm that is native to Queensland.  We've found it to be quick growing.  It'll attain a mature height of 60 feet or more.  Trunk diameter is about 12 to 18 inches.  Its leaf stems are armed as shown here. It prefers full sun, even in desert areas.  I've read reports of it tolerating snow in Georgia.  I'd estimate cold tolerance to be at least 20 degrees F.  The 15g on Special are nice size and ready for planting in the garden.  When mature, the leaflets droop downwards. This species was previously known as "Carnavon Gorge".  Habitat photos c/o Mike Crisp in Australia.

REGULAR PRICE 15G $225
TEN DAY SPECIAL 15G SIZE $195

Just mention this Blog Special at time of purchase for your blog only discount.  These would be possible to ship but somewhat expensive.   


 
Livistona nitida  Livistona nitida  Livistona nitida 
Livistona nitida  Livistona nitida  Livistona nitida 
Livistona nitida Livistona nitida   Livistona nitida mike crisp PACSOA 

 

DYPSIS LUCUBENSIS
TALL, THIN TRUNKED PINNATE PALM


FLUFFY, PLUMOSE LEAVES
THIS IS THE SUCKERING FORM
TEN DAY SPECIAL 15 GALLON SIZE

This species of palm is typically single trunk but there are suckering forms.  This is what we are offering here.  It is native to island of Nossi-Be off the coast of Madagascar.  It can reach heights of over thirty feet.  It has leaves arranged in three ranks - "tristichous".   Trunk diameter is about 8 inches and the crown shaft is a rusty-brown color and not elongated.  It is a difficult species to find nowadays.  I'd recommend growing it in full sun along the coast.  I'd estimate cold hardiness to be in the mid-twenties F.  We have nice 15 gallons on special.  Note the interesting leaflet arrangement.

REGULAR PRICE 15 GALLON $225
TEN DAY SPECIAL 15 GALLON $195

Remember:  Mention this Special for this price when you purchase.  We only have a small number available.


Dypsis lucubensis Dypsis lucubensis Dypsis lucubensis
Dypsis lucubensis Dypsis lucubensis
Dypsis lucubensis Dypsis lucubensis Dypsis lucubensis

 

TRACHYCARPUS WAGNERIANUS
A MORE PETITE SPECIES OF THE WINDMILL PALM


SMALL, STIFF GREEN LEAVES
EXCELLENT COLD HARDINESS
TEN DAY SPECIAL 3 GALLON PLANTS

This interesting palm, known as the Dwarf Chusan Palm, does not have a well known natural habitat.  Some think it may have originated with a dwarf cultivar of T. fortunei.  It is very slow growing with a hairy trunk.  It is sought after by palm enthusiasts and is presently hard to find.  Leaves mature are about two feet across, stiff. flat and pleated and do not flex down at the ends.  A decades old plant may have a trunk under ten feet tall.  It wants full sun and may be equally as cold hardy (down to 15 degree F. or colder) as the common Windmill Palm.  The 3 gallon on sale are about five to six years old and easily recognized by their small leaf size.

REGULAR PRICE 3 GALLON $125
TEN DAY SPECIAL 3 GALLON $100

Remember to mention this Special for your discount when you purchase.
  These would be easy to mail order in the pot with soil.  The eight mature specimen photo is c/o Martin Gibbons - known for his work on this genus.


Trachycarpus wagnerianus 5g Trachycarpus wagnerianus 5g Trachycarpus wagnerianus 5g
Trachycarpus wagnerianus 5g Trachycarpus wagnerianus 5g Trachycarpus wagnerianus 5g
Trachycarpus wagnerianus 5g Trachycarpus wagnerianus, UK, photo by MG  Trachycarpus wagnerianus, 

 

BRAHEA EDULIS
THE GUADALUPE FAN PALM

FULL SUN FAN PALM – SLOW GROWING
NEVER TOO TALL – COLD HARDY
TEN DAY SPECIAL LARGE 3 GALLON SIZE


This is not what I'd call a super rare species of palm, but for some reason they are near impossible to find.  Right now we are fortunate enough to have some a few 15g, 3g and 1g - the 3 gallon on special today.  They are very large for their pots.  Brahea edulis is a slow growing, shorter fan palm that is native to an island, Guadalupe Island, just off the coast of Mexico south of San Diego, CA.  It is known as the Guadalupe Fan Palm.  It is found natively nowhere else.  The trunk is medium sized and mature trees obtain a maximum height of under fifteen feet.  The garden plants shown here are located near Mission Bay Park in San Diego.  I'd estimate they are about forty years old.  This species likes full sun, can tolerate desert conditions and is cold hardy to the mid to upper teens F.  They are also reasonably drought tolerant.  Like other Brahea, large specimens are very difficult to successfully transplant. 

REGULAR PRICE 3 GALLON $125
TEN DAY SPECIAL 3G $95

Obviously, these are easy to mail order.  I can ship these easily in a box with their soil and all necessary Ag Permits.


Brahea edulis Brahea edulis Brahea edulis
Brahea edulis Brahea edulis Brahea edulis
Brahea edulis Brahea edulis Brahea edulis

 

ARCHONTOPHOENIX "TERACARPA"
THE BEST KING PALM EVER!


SO, WHAT IS IT?
ARE THEY EVER ON SALE?
YES, 10 DAY SPECIAL 5G SIZE


Archontophoenix teracarpa is a fictitious name given to an unknown species/type of King Palm that I have in my garden and no one can identify.  I've been collecting seeds from it for quite a few years and offering it for sale.  Everyone who gets one agrees - "It's the best King Palm ever!"  It got the name from the Latin "Large body", which it has.  After trying to identify the species over many years and with no success, we coined the name "Archontophoenix teracarpa".  The closest species to it would be A. maxima but it's not the same.  So, what are the differences that makes teracarpa more ideal?

It is faster growing
It gets taller than the regular King Palm
It tolerates full sun better
It doesn't brown tip in full sun
It has a blue crown shaft
It has a super thick trunk

REGULAR PRICE 5G $125
TEN DAY SPECIAL 5G $95

Remember:  mention this Special to get your discount when you purchase!

Archontophoenix teracarpa Archontophoenix teracarpa Archontophoenix teracarpa
Archontophoenix teracarpa Archontophoenix teracarpa Archontophoenix teracarpa
Archontophoenix teracarpa Archontophoenix teracarpa Archontophoenix teracarpa

 

CHAMBEYRONIA HOOKERI
THE BLONDE FLAMETHROWER PALM

GORGEOUS PALM FROM NEW CALEDONIA
USUALLY HAVE NICE NEW PURPLE-RED LEAF
TEN DAY SPECIAL 5 GALLON SIZE

Shown is a nice example of a 5 gallon size of Chambeyronia hookeri with its blonde colored crown shaft.  I’ve found that this species throws just as red (sometimes even more intense) new leaf compared to Chambeyronia macrocarpa.  This species is hard to find.  It is different in appearance from the dark green crown shafted form seen on C. macrocarpa.  Here's some facts about this species:

•  Growth habit and care about the same as macrocarpa
•  Along the coast will tolerate full sun if you're are not too far inland
•  Crown shaft is yellow-tan colored and quite prominent
•  Cold tolerance is about 23 degrees
•  Growth rate on this species like macrocarpa is slow to medium but improves once planted in the ground.
• Trunk diameter is about 8 inches typically and overall height of mature plants is about 25 feet
•  Leaflets are shiny green, thick and sturdy, and quite wide as shown
•  Like macrocarpa, about 95% of the time throws newly emerging red leaf as shown here.  Rarely a plant will not throw new red leaves and there's no way of predicting this.
• Also makes a great interior palm inside the home

REGULAR PRICE 5 GALLON SIZE $125

TEN DAY SPECIAL 5 GALLON SIZE $100

We have very limited numbers available of this species and also have a few 15 gallon size.  Of course, not all will have a red new leaf at this time.  Mention this Special at the time of purchase for this discounted price.  The crown shaft photo below is by TS at RPS and the new red leaf by the roof is by D.L.


Chambeyronia hookeri 5g Chambeyronia hookeri 5g Chambeyronia hookeri 5g
Chambeyronia hookeri 5g Chambeyronia hookeri 5g Chambeyronia hookeri 5g
Chambeyronia hookeri TS RPS Chambeyronia hookeri 5g Chambeyronia hookeri 5g

 

RAVENEA SAMBIRANENSIS
RARE SINGLE TRUNK PALM FROM MADAGASCAR

WHEN MATURE, LANDSCAPE SIZED SPECIMEN
TEN DAY SPECIAL TWO GALLON PLANTS

This species of Ravenea is from both the west and eastern sides of the Island of Madagascar.  It was named after a river on the island.  It is a large and elegant pinnate palm with heights reportedly up to one hundred feet.  Trunk diameter is one foot.  It grows at elevations from sea level to six thousand feet in both dry and moist native habitats.  When younger, this species has flat erect leaves that go straight upwards.  However, with age, this species produces leaves that are keeled and curve downwards at the ends.  When mature the overall crown is hemispherical with the leaves in the upper portion of the circle.  Because of its large size, this plant should be considered a major landscape item and not a companion plant.  Photos below show how large this palm is when mature.

I have a limited number of two gallon plants on sale.  These are shown in the first four photos.  They should be grown in an area where they can work their way from strong filtered light into full sun.  Cold hardiness is into the mid-twenties F.  They like moisture but need good draining soil.  My thanks to TS at RPS for the first habitat photo.  The plants on sale were repotted this past winter.

REGULAR PRICE TWO GALLON $85
TEN DAY SPECIAL TWO GALLON $70


Raveneas sambiranensis Raveneas sambiranensis Raveneas sambiranensis
Raveneas sambiranensis ts rps Raveneas sambiranensis Ravenea sambiranensis

 

DYPSIS ALBOFARINOSA
CLUMPING MADAGASCAR PALM
WHITE CROWN SHAFTS - VERY RARE


PLANTS SHOWN HERE FROM DOMESTIC SEEDS
TEN DAY SPECIAL 1G SIZE


This clumping medium sized palm is native to Madagascar.  It has previously been called "Dypsis species white petiole".  It was formally described by Don Hodel about fifteen years ago.  It is most closely related to Dypsis baronii and known for its prominently white crown shafts.  Leaves are drooping with rather fine leaflets.  Trunks average about two inches diameter.  Plant height is a maximum of approximately fifteen feet. It can be grown in full coastal sun but should be allowed to grow up and into the sun.  So, starting in bright filtered light is best.  Exact cold hardiness is uncertain but most likely in the mid-twenties F. range.  I am putting one gallons on a Ten Day Special.  These are from domestic seeds.

REGULAR PRICE 1G $70
TEN DAY SPECIAL 1G $60


Mention this Special for your discount at the time of purchase.  These can easily be mail ordered.  The last three garden photos are by AL PACSOA

DYPSIS ALBOFARINOSA DYPSIS ALBOFARINOSA DYPSIS ALBOFARINOSA
DYPSIS ALBOFARINOSA DYPSIS ALBOFARINOSA Dypsis albofarinosa AL PACSOA
DYPSIS ALBOFARINOSA Dypsis albofarinosa

 

SABAL ETONIA
SMALL FAN PALM NATIVE TO FLORIDA



GETS SIX TO EIGHT FEET TALL
TEN DAY SPECIAL BAND SIZE


This small fan palm is native to almost all areas of Florida.  It is different than Sabal palmetto in that it is smaller.  Although not quite as small as the Sabal louisiana below, it rarely gets to a height of about eight feet.  Leaves are green and the trunk is a bit stout.  It tolerates full sun or part day sun.  It is difficult to find.  In the fifth photo, it is the band plant that the staff is holding in his left hand (right hand is Sabal louisiana, an even smaller species).  Cold hardiness is at least 15 degrees F. or a bit lower. 

REGULAR PRICE BAND SIZE $55
TEN DAY SPECIAL BAND SIZE $47.50


Sabal etonia Sabal etonia Sabal etonia
Sabal etonia Sabal etonia Rare Palm Seeds.com

 

SABAL LOUISIANA
THE LOUISIANA PALMETTO PALM


SUPER SMALL, SUPER COLD HARDY FAN PALM
TEN DAY SPECIAL BAND SIZE


This dwarf fan palm is touted as being the smallest variety of Sabal.  It is a variety of Sabal minor that has been found in the wild in Louisiana and adjacent states on either side.  It has blue-green leaves with a mature height of six feet.  It is also super cold hardy with reports of it going a bit below zero F.  As it is an understory palm in habitat, one would anticipate it'd do well in strong filtered light or perhaps half day sun.  In the 5th photo it is the band palm in the staff's right hand.  On the left is the Sabal etonia.  Both are nicely sized.  The last photo is c/o TS at RPS.  This is a difficult species to find.

REGULAR PRICE BAND SIZE $55
TEN DAY SPECIAL BAND SIZE $47.50

Sabal louisiana Sabal louisiana Sabal louisiana
Sabal louisiana Sabal louisiana  etonia left Sabal Louiiana rare palm seeds

 

ENCEPHALARTOS LONGIFOLIUS
RARE MEDIUM SIZED SO AFRICAN CYCAD

 

GREEN LEAF VARIETY - STACKING LEAFLETS
TEN DAY SPECIAL CITRUS POT SIZE

Encephalartos longifolius is from the Eastern Cape region of the Republic of South Africa.  It is among the favorite species of all cycad enthusiasts.  Leaf color varies from a dark green to brilliant blue - and everything in-between.  The plant shown below is in a citrus pot and has green leaves.  This does not mean it won’t show some blue later in outdoor sun.  Caudex size is 1.5 to 2 inches wide.  This is a full sun species along the coast with a cold hardiness of 22 degrees F.  This species will develop into medium sized mature cycads over the years with potential for trunk in a lifetime of at least five feet.  We have a whole assortment of sizes available from sale - both larger and smaller.

REGULAR PRICE CITRUS POT THIS SIZE $300
TEN DAY SPECIAL CITRUS POT THIS SIZE $245

Sale price for 10 days only.  Easy to mail order.  Remember to mention this Special!


Encephalartos longifolius Encephalartos longifolius Encephalartos longifolius
Encephalartos longifolius Encephalartos longifolius Encephalartos longifolius
Encephalartos longifolius Encephalartos longifolius Encephalartos longifolius

 

ENCEPHALARTOS LEBOMBOENSIS
MEDIUM SIZED SOUTH AFRICAN CYCAD

 

GREEN LEAVES – FAIRLY COLD HARDY
TEN DAY SPECIAL 2 GALLON SIZE

Encephalartos lebomboensis is native to the Lebombo Mountains in South Africa.  It is most closely related to Encephalartos senticosus.  Leaves are green, typically three to five feet long and have thin, heavily spined leaflets.  But, overall, this is not a large cycad species.  In fact, it is relatively compact for an Encephalartos.  In a lifetime most would see a mature tree that has perhaps six feet of trunk.  There are many century old plants in the wild with fifteen to twenty feet of trunk.  Overall, the crown width is about six feet.  This species wants full sun along the coast and has a cold tolerance to the low 20's F.  It is not hard to grow.  The plants on special are in 2 gallon pots with a caudex of 2 inches

REGULAR PRICE THIS SIZE, THIS SPECIES $135
TEN DAY SPECIAL THESE 2 GALLON CYCADS $85


Encephalartos lebomboensis Encephalartos lebomboensis 2g
Encephalartos lebomboensis 2g Encephalartos lebomboensis 2g Encephalartos lebomboensis 2g
Encephalartos lebomboensis 2g Encephalartos lebomboensis 2g Encephalartos lebomboensis 2g

 

ENCEPHALARTOS WHITELOCKII
LARGER CENTRAL AFRICAN CYCAD



LONG UPRIGHT LEAVES
TEN DAY SPECIAL LARGE 5 GALLON PLANTS

This unique and larger cycad is native to Uganda.  In fact, at one point it was called the "Uganda Giant Cycad".  This is because it has leaves that extend almost straight up toward the sky and can be twelve feet long or more.  Leaflets are narrow and armed with small spines.  The caudex is a light color and in the wild can be up to ten feet tall.  Historically, as this species is similar to E. laurentianus, it was called also "Encephalartos laurentianus Lake George", referring to its specific habitat.  The nursery plants I'm putting on special are in 5 gallon containers and have caudexes of 4 to 5 inches.  They are about 8 years old and very nice. This is the perfect size for putting in the garden.  They’ll be overhead in a few years.  We have other sizes as well, both larger and smaller.  The last photo shows one of our boxed specimens.  Note the appearance of these plants with their long leaves with narrow leaflets.  Enthusiasts love this species because it's a good growing cycad.  Right on the coast I'd give it half day sun.  It's not quite a sun-tolerant as many of the South African species.  Cold tolerance is into the low 20's F.  Some of these are a 15 g size plant.  This means you can get one by mail order without having to pay for shipping of a 15g pot.

REGULAR PRICE THESE 5 GALLON THIS SIZE $575
TEN DAY SPECIAL THIS SIZE IN 5 GALLON $450

These are a shippable size but would take a tall box.  I only have a handful available and they won’t last long.


 
Encephalartos whitelockii Encephalartos whitelockii Encephalartos whitelockii
Encephalartos whitelockii Encephalartos whitelockii Encephalartos whitelockii
Encephalartos whitelockii Encephalartos whitelockii Encephalartos whitelockii

 

ALOCASIA SUMO
HYBRID ALOCASIA - EXOTIC WITH SOME COLD HARDINESS



LARGE SQUAT 15 GALLON - STUNNINGLY BEAUTIFUL
TEN DAY SPECIAL FIFTEEN GALLON SIZE


Alocasia sumo is a hybrid species - a cross between A. portora and "purple cloak".  The cold hardiness comes from the portora parentage.  This is a medium sized hybrid with 3 to 4 foot long leaves that are diamond shaped with a purple hue to the underside of the leaves.  Leaves point upwards.  There are prominent veins on the leaves.  Plant height should be about 6 to 8 feet.  It is reported that this species is a "7b" zone species which means it should tolerate a freeze.  Obviously, it'd look best in summer.  We'd recommend filtered light or limited sun.  The 15 gallon on special are very nice and about 7 feet tall in their pots – near mature size. 

REGULAR PRICE THESE 15 GALLON $195
TEN DAY SPECIAL THESE 15 GALLON $165

These big Alocasia would be difficult to ship because of the large leaves.  We also have one or 5 gallon which would ship more easily


ALOCASIA SUM0 SQUAT 15G ALOCASIA SUM0 SQUAT 15G ALOCASIA SUM0 SQUAT 15G
ALOCASIA SUM0 SQUAT 15G ALOCASIA SUM0 SQUAT 15G
ALOCASIA SUM0 SQUAT 15G ALOCASIA SUM0 SQUAT 15G ALOCASIA SUM0

 

THE MOOSEHORN FERN
PLATYCERUM SUPERBUM

 


GROWS EPIPHYTICALLY
MOUNT ON WOOD OR TREE TRUNK
TEN DAY SPECIAL SIZE SHOWN

Platycerum are a type of fern that we know as the "Staghorn Fern".  But, the normal type you see, P. bifurcatum, has deer antler types of leaves.  They are narrow and reach out from the attaching shield.  But, there's another type known as the "Moosehorn Fern" where the leaves are entire, stretching across the width of the plant.  Mature, they look entirely different.  These leaves can get up to six feet across – one giant shield like leaf.  They are not easy to find.  The standard Staghorn is not difficult to locate.  Both are an epiphytic type of plant that can be mounted on a tree trunk or grown on a flat wooden base.  They are not hard to care for but you don't want to let them go dry.  I water them by just spraying with a hose and occasionally give them some liquid fertilizer mixed into the water.  You want to water to hit the plant from above – like rain.  They can take a bit of sun or strong filtered light.  Cold hardiness is typically into the mid to perhaps low twenties F.  The plants we have presently are larger than ones we’ve offered in the past.

REGULAR PRICE THIS SIZE $225

TEN DAY SPECIAL THIS SIZE $185


Mention this special to get this price when purchasing.  I can mail order these but they take a surprising large box to ship.  The last photo is a great on and was taken by floragreatlakes.info website. Of note, we keep running out of these but, so far, have been able to quickly replenish stock.


Playcereum superbum Moosehorn Fern Playcereum superbum Moosehorn Fern Playcereum superbum Moosehorn Fern
Playcereum superbum Moosehorn Fern Playcereum superbum Moosehorn Fern Playcereum superbum Moosehorn Fern
Playcereum superbum Moosehorn Fern Playcereum superbum Moosehorn Fern Moosehorn Fern Platycerium superbum by floragreatlakes.info website

 

EPIDENDRON ORCHID
PINK BLOSSOM

REEDSTEM TYPE TERRESTRIAL ORCHID
HARD TO FIND PINK-PURPLE COLOR
TEN DAY SPECIAL FIVE GALLON SIZE IN BLOSSOM

The family of Epidendron Orchids are loaded with species/varieties of lots of different colors.  These include pink, purple, orange, red, white and yellow.  We have an assortment of blossom colors in one to five gallon pots.  Shown is a 5 gallon with pink flowers.  All sizes and colors are on sale.  All are easy to grow.  These plants have reed-like stems, most of which will blossom in summer.  Leaves are thick and small and plants can be divided in the future to easily add to other areas of the garden.  They'll take coastal full sun or strong filtered light.  Some sun is needed for flowering.  You can plant these right in the soil.  They are cold tolerant into the mid-twenties F.  BTW, other than the orange blossoming type, call the other colors are difficult to find.  You’ll love them in your garden or in a pot.  Once again, we'd give a discount on any size or color of these.  Shown is a 5 gallon pink.  Trust that they are a definite pink although the photos show an orange-pink.

REGULAR PRICE THESE FIVE GALLON $100
TEN DAY SPECIAL THIS SIZE $85

Just mention this Special at the time of purchase for this discounted price.  The pink 5g are in the first two rows of photos.  The last row is of smaller purple.


Epidendron Orchid pink Epidendron Orchid pink Epidendron Orchid pink
Epidendron Orchid pink Epidendron Orchid pink Epidendron Orchid pink
Epidendron Orchid 1g pink-purple in bloom Epidendron Orchid 1g pink-purple in bloom Epidendron Orchid 1g pink-purple in bloom

 

HAWAIIAN TI PLANTS 
GREAT COLOR FOR THE GARDEN
ASSORTMENT OF NEW VARIETIES AT NURSERY


 

TEN DAY SPECIAL THESE GORGEOUS PLANTS

Cordyline Hawaiian Ti plants are a great way to add color to the garden.  They easily acclimate to filtered light growing conditions in our area but can be solely acclimated to coastal sun.  Most don't get much over six feet tall.  They have thin trunks and can take a freeze with some damage.  Severe cold will kill them.  Leaf color varies from pastels to reds to green and black.  Shown here four different varieties of different Hawaiian Ti plants.  All are different and there's one that is predominantly pastel colors.  Remember, availability of each type changes ever several days.  

REGULAR PRICE THESE VARIETIES OF HAWAIIAN TI $60
TEN DAY SPECIAL THESE TI PLANTS $47.50

Remember to mention this Blog Special price at the time of purchase.


Hawaiian Ti Cordyline fruiticosa Hawaiian Ti Cordyline fruiticosa Hawaiian Ti Cordyline fruiticosa
Hawaiian Ti Cordyline fruiticosa Hawaiian Ti Cordyline fruiticosa Hawaiian Ti Cordyline fruiticosa
Hawaiian Ti Cordyline fruiticosa Hawaiian Ti Cordyline fruiticosa Hawaiian Ti Cordyline fruiticosa
Hawaiian Ti Cordyline fruiticosa Hawaiian Ti Cordyline fruiticosa Hawaiian Ti Cordyline fruiticosa

 

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ECOLOGICAL AND HELPS OUR NURSERY
DISCOUNT ON PURCHASES OR NURSERY CREDIT ON CONTAINERS

I'd like to remind plant enthusiasts to recycle their plastic containers.  We will take them and give you a credit toward any purchase at the nursery - when you drop them off or issue a credit toward a future purchase.  Or, if you just don't know what to do with them and are conservative minded, drop them off at our nursery location.  We'll put them to good use.  We've been doing this for decades and think it's the right thing to do for the environment.  We are especially looking for larger pots, 5g and bigger.  Our nursery is plush with one gallon or smaller but really appreciate citrus pots.  We also like bigger pots like 35 gallon or bigger. 

So, don't give them to the garbage man for your local landfill.  Bring them to our nursery.  The fourth photo below shows all containers from a band to a 24 inch box, left to right.

And, if they are sitting around waiting to go in the trash, drop off you used and soon to be discarded cardboard boxes.  We load customer purchases into them and thus they are recycled from a usage standpoint.  We also recycle old newspapers.  Donating these means we purchase less and this is conservational. 

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15 gallon
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25 gallon
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All containers in a row
   

 


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Recently, on a drizzling day, sort of gray and gloomy, the following photos were taken by Alma, one of the staff.  These pictures show the unique combination of palms, cycads and succulents that we're offering.  You can see how nicely they all blend together.  We're showing these photos so you get a feel for our Nursery.

 
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GREAT PALM TREES FOR SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

Below are pictures of about thirty five palm species that all do well in Southern California.  In the group of palms below,  I left off the most common species that, it seems, everyone knows about.  So, there are no Queen Palms and Mexican Fan Palms below.  But, this group includes species that may be a bit unusual and more interesting.  This is not a complete list.  For instance, within any given genus, there may be dozens other species that do well here.  If I showed every species that you can grow, it would be too overwhelming.  So, I've kept it simple and show representative pictures.  I think, for a starting point, this will suffice.   

I have chosen to show mature plants in gardens.  I tried to use mostly pictures from gardens in Southern California to show examples.  Some are from elsewhere.  This provides a quick view of species that you may want to try.  Some are for sun, others for shade.  Some are more difficult to grow than others.  I'm not commenting on each species presently.  But, throughout my Blog, there are comments on almost all of these.  If you don't live here in Southern California, realize that many of these species may live in your area as well.      

I hope you enjoy this.  We, of course, have most or all of these palms for sale at the nursery in an assortment of sizes.  And, for your enthusiasts, we probably have several hundred other cool species for you to try.

      

king palm
Archontophoenix cunninghamiana
Bismarckia nobilis
Bismarckia nobiis
Brahea armata Palm Tree in California
Brahea armata
Caryota gigas
Caryota gigas 
Chambeyronia macrocarpa
Chambeyronia macrocarpa 
Chamaedorea costaricana
Chamaedorea costaricana
Coccothrinax
Coccothrinax species 
copernicia baileyana
Copernicia baileyana
Cryosophila
Cryosophila species 
Cyphophoenix species
Cyphophoenix species' 
Dypsis decaryi
Dypsis decaryi
Dypsis decipiens mr
Dypsis decipiens 
Dypsis leptocheilos
Dypsis leptocheilos
Dypsis onilahensis
Dypsis onilahensis 
Euterpe edulis
Euterpe edulis 
Hedyscepe canterburyana
Hedyscepe canterbur.
Howea forsteriana
Howea forsteriana 
Howea belmoreana
Howea belmoreana
Jubaea chilensis
Jubaea chilensis 
Kentiopsis oliviformis
Kentiopsis oliviformis 
Livistona decipiens
Livistona decipiens
Parajubaea torallyi
Parajubaea torallyi 
phoenix rupicola
Phoenix rupicola
Pinanga coronata
Pinanga coronata 
Pritchardia martii
Pritchardia species 
Pritchardia species
Pritchardia species 
Ravenea glauca
Ravenea glauca 
Ravenea species giant
Ravenea species 
Rhapis humilus
Rhapis humilus 
Rhopalostylis sapida
Rhopalostylis sapida 
Roystonea borinquena
Roystonea borinquena 
sabal causiarum
Sabal causiarum 
Syagrus pseudococos
Syagrus pseudococos 
Veitchia arecina
Veitchia arecina 
Wodyetia bifurcata
Wodyetia bifurcata 

On all the genera above there may be many more species within the same genus that also grow well for us here.  I apologize if I haven't included your favorite species in this group, but this is meant to be a brief introduction and I wanted to keep it simple.  I have utilized these species in a brief article summarizing Palms for Southern California elsewhere at this website 

PLANT CONTAINER SIZES

For growers here on the West Coast, there are black plastic containers that most of us use on our plants.  Surprisingly, there are differences between the pots used on the West Coast and East Coast of the U.S.  Here we refer to most containers by "gallon size"  On the East Coast pots are referred to by "diameter in inches".  So, back East you might find a plant in a "14 inch pot".  Here is might be called a "15 gallon pot".  If you visit our price and availability catalog, plants are shown by their pot size.  I'm hoping that this Blog post this morning will help clarify what individual pots look like. 

CONTAINER SIZE PHOTO EMPTY CONTAINER PHOTO OF PLANTS IN 
THIS CONTAINER
BAND SIZE CONTAINER
This pot is 3 x 3 x 9 inches, square in shape.  It is used for seedling plants.  For most growers, it has replaced the one gallon pot.  It is a bit deeper and easier to place in carrying trays.  It also conserves space on benches because these can be placed close together.  You can get a pretty nice plant in a band container, sometimes up to 30 inches tall.
band container chamaedorea in band
ONE GALLON POT
This is a very common pot used, especially by flower growers and those producing small shrubs.  It's a typical first step after germinating a seedling.  We prefer using the band containers above as they conserve table and bench space more efficiently and are deeper.  Diameter of this pot is six inches but it's only about seven inches deep.
one gallon pot plants in 1g pots
     
TWO GALLON POT
This pot is 7 to 8 inches wide and about 8 inches deep.  It is a nice size to move a band plant into.  But, it is not particularly deep, so you have to make sure the roots fit into the container. This pot will produce an average plant that is about 2 feet tall. We grow a lot of palms in these pots.
2g pot empty plant in 2g oot
FIVE GALLON POT
This pot is 10 inches wide and about 10 inches deep.  It produces a plant that is one of the most common sized palms that we sell.  It is popular because it's not too heavy to lift and plants are typically three to five feet tall, depending on the species.   
5 gallon pot plants in 5g pots
SEVEN GALLON POT
We really like this container because it produces a good sized plant but isn't as heavy to carry as a 15g.  But, for some manufacturing reason, this pot costs twice as much as a 15g.  Therefore, most growers aren't buying this sized pot very much nowadays.  It is 12 inches wide, and about 12 inches deep.
7 gallon pot palm in 7g pot
FIFTEEN GALLON POT
This is the most popular sized purchased by people who want a landscape or near-landscape ready size of plant.  This container typically supports a palm from four to eight feet size.  Weight of this size of container with soil and plant is usually sixty to ninety pounds.  It's size is 15 to 16 inches wide and 16 inches deep.  Note how this size pot usually has a nice carrying lip at the top of the pot.     
15g pot plant in 15g pot
TWENTY/TWENTY-FIVE GALLON POTS
This is the next size up from a 15g.  These pots are typically about 18 to 20 inches wide and 16 to 18 inches deep.  They weight anywhere from 125 to 150 pounds with their soil.  They can produce a plant larger than the 15g, typically 8 to 10 feet. They usually have a flat lip on the top as shown. The pot shown here is actually a 25g pot.  20 g are a bit smaller.
25 g pot plant in 25g pot
24 INCH BOX CONTAINER
This box is 24 inches wide, square in shape and about 22 to 24 inches deep.  The weight of this container depends on the mix, but is anywhere from 175 to 300 pounds (this heavier weight is if one is using a very heavy soil).  It takes two men to lift one of these.  We prefer plastic boxes as shown here, but they are much more expensive than wooden box.  They last a very long time.
24 inch box plant in 24 inch box
ALL POT SIZES IN A ROW
This pot shows all the sizes lined up in a row.  In order, left to right are:

band size
one gallon
two gallon
five gallon
seven gallon
fifteen gallon
25 gallon
24 inch box









SIZES WE USE NOT SHOWN HERE


Deep band containers
Citrus pots
25 gallon
30 gallon
35 gallon
45 gallon
30 inch boxes
36 inch boxes

Note:  Larger pots/boxes can get very heavy and are too heavy to mail order by usual means - independent trucker needed for these.

empty pots in a row 
Pots sizes lined up in a row - see text to left

cycad in 36 inch box
Cycad in 36 inch box

 

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• SALE PRICES ARE FOR A LIMITED TIME SHOWN ON EACH POST ABOVE
•  ALL SPECIALS ARE FOR A TEN DAY PERIOD AND EXPIRE TEN DAYS AFTER INITIAL POSTING, USUALLY AT THE END OF NURSERY HOURS
•  AT NO TIME ARE THERE "DOUBLE DISCOUNTS" - PERCENTAGE DISCOUNTS DO NOT APPLY TO OTHER SPECIALS
•  DISCOUNTS OR SALE SPECIALS DO NOT APPLY TO SHIPPING OR HANDLING CHARGES.  THEY DO NOT APPLY TO SPECIAL ORDER PLANTS OR ITEMS WE HAVE TO SEARCH FOR APART FROM OUR OWN PLANT INVENTORY.
•  SALES TAX MAY APPLY, DEPENDING ON WHERE YOU LIVE
• NO INTERNATIONAL SHIPMENTS WILL BE SENT OR TAKEN
• CYCADS AND CITES LISTED ENDANGERED SPECIES ARE FOR DOMESTIC UNITED STATES USAGE OR PURCHASE ONLY
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PHIL BERGMAN
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Jungle Music Palms and Cycads

Nursery: 450 Ocean View Ave, Encinitas, CA 92924

Phone: 619 291 4605  FOR MAIL ORDERS OR QUESTIONS

Email: phil@junglemusic.net

 
   
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Nursery Location:

 450 Ocean View Ave., Encinitas, CA  92024

Nursery Phone:  619 291 4605
Nursery Hours:

 Monday - Saturday, 9AM - 4PM
 Sunday typically closed

Directions to Nursery: Freeway Close. Take Freeway 5 to Encinitas
(10 minutes south of Oceanside, 30 minutes north of San Diego). 
Exit Leucadia Blvd West (toward ocean).
Immediate left on Orpheus Ave, left on Union St,
Right on Ocean View Ave to Nursery, which is at 450 Ocean View Ave
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