Livistonia Decora [Ribbon Fan] Palm Seeds & Seedlings for sale here. Australia

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Livistonia Decora [Ribbon Fan] Palm Seeds & Seedlings for sale here. Australia

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Livistonia Decora [Ribbon Fan] Palm Seeds in lots of 10 for sale.

At the time 0f posting this item, small seedlings are available.$2 each in lots of 100. ASK HERE   . 

For the sake of this exercise, we are offering the seeds. Just ask if we have the seedlings at the time of your inquiry

Seed lots of 500 or more, is half the price. Pack/Post is extra. ASK HERE
Australia, endemic. Queensland. From Magnetic Is. near Townsville, south to Tewantin & Rainbow Beach
Most common in coastal and near-coastal lowlands in large dense colonies or in scattered groups, in open forest, littoral rainforest and dry rainforest at low to moderate elevations, and with isolated inland populations at moderate elevations associated with permanent springs or seasonal streams
Livistonia Decora grows along the edges of forests, in the protection of gullies and in swamps close to the ocean.

Description

Livistonia Decora [Ribbon Fan] Palm Seeds in lots of 10 for sale.

At the time 0f posting this item, small seedlings are available.$2 each in lots of 100. ASK HERE   . 

For the sake of this exercise, we are offering the seeds. Just ask if we have the seedlings at the time of your inquiry

Seed lots of 500 or more, is half the price. Pack/Post is extra. ASK HERE
Australia, endemic. Queensland. From Magnetic Is. near Townsville, south to Tewantin & Rainbow Beach
Most common in coastal and near-coastal lowlands in large dense colonies or in scattered groups, in open forest, littoral rainforest and dry rainforest at low to moderate elevations, and with isolated inland populations at moderate elevations associated with permanent springs or seasonal streams
Livistonia Decora grows along the edges of forests, in the protection of gullies and in swamps close to the ocean.


Description
“Leaflets on the fronds are very thin and ribbon-like giving this palm a unique, almost weeping appearance. Old petioles eventually fall exposing attractive rings remaining from the old petiole bases.”

Trunk to 18 m tall, 25-30 cm. in diam. breast-high, leaf scars narrow, internodes broad to 30 cm. wide, smooth, brown in newly exposed parts, grey with age, with shallow vertical fissures, petiole stubs frequently retained at the base of the trunk.

Leaves 30-60 in a ± globose crown; petiole 150-280 cm. long, 18-24 mm. wide, adaxially flat or slightly concave, green throughout, margins with single curved black spines to 20 mm. long in the proximal portion; leaf-base fibres moderately prominent, coarse, disintegrating; lamina costapalmate, regularly segmented, ± circular in outline, 120-185 cm. long, coriaceous, adaxially bright green, abaxially lighter green, segments extended along the costa; lamina divided for 82- 88% of its length, with 70-84 segments, depth of apical cleft 44-54% of the segment length, apical lobes pendulous; parallel veins 6-7 each side of midrib; transverse veins thinner than parallel veins.

Inflorescences unbranched at the base, not sexually dimorphic, 100-350 cm. long, not extending beyond the limit of the crown, branched to 4 orders; 8-13 partial inflorescences; longest partial inflorescence to 110 cm., each with a single rachis bract; prophyll 37 cm. long, 11-16 cm. wide, woody; peduncular bract(s) lacking; rachis bracts glabrous to sparsely papillate; primary rachis bract loosely sheathing, apically fibrous-lacerate, bracts subtending partial inflorescence branches basally tubular, becoming winged distally, apex pointed; in the most distal partial inflorescence there are 2 vestigial bracts at the base; peduncle more or less terete, 6 cm. wide at the base, glabrous; rachillae 5-20 mm. long, papillose.

Flowers solitary or in clusters of 2-6, funnel-shaped, 1.5-2 mm. long, yellow; sepals ovate-triangular, about 1.3 mm. long, membranous, obtuse; petals broadly ovate, 1.5-1.8 mm. long, fleshy, obtuse; stamens about 1.5 mm. long.

Fruit globose, 12-18 mm. in diam., shiny black; epicarp with scattered lenticellular pores; suture line extends about ½ length of fruit; mesocarp 1-3 mm. thick, spongy, moist, fibres aggregated toward the endocarp; endocarp thin, brittle; pedicel to 2 mm. long;

Seed globose, about 10 mm. wide; intrusion ½-¾ across endosperm. Eophyll 5-ribbed. (Dowe, J.L.)/Palmweb. Editing by edric.

Culture

Full Sun. Soil: Tolerates wide range of soils; prefers good drainage, Prefers moderate water; tolerates moderate drought after establishment, Cold Tolerance: Zones 9a.

This palm prefers freely draining soil. It handles full sun even when young. It’s drought-tolerant, but will look better and grow faster if adequate water can be provided.

Soil Type: Clay, Loam or Sand. Soil pH: Slightly Acidic to Slightly Alkaline. Seaside Tolerance: Good in Mild Zone. Height: 35 feet, Growth Rate: 24 Inches per Season, Longevity: 50 to 150 years, Leaves: Palmate Medium Green, Evergreen. Flowers: Hasseparate. Fruit: Drupe, Pest & Disease:

Resistant to Root Rot. .Ribbon fan palm happily adapts to many types of soils except those that are wet and soggy. Light: Will thrive in part shade to bright sun. Moist, they will germinate in 4 to 10 weeks. Germinating now as I post this item.

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