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Agave geminiflora

A high altitude plant from Nayarit, Mexico, this species forms a dense rosette of stiff, narrow leaves with a terminal spine and filiferous edges. It is drought tolerant and can take moderate freezes in Winter.

 
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Seeds from this species ...

... are very easy to germinate and need up to 1 month to sprout.
Do the following: I let the seeds 24 hours in the water and I put them in a place with peat and vermiculite until germination. When start the germination I keep irrigation control to avoid excess water and I do an application of Ridomil, 1g / l. About 6-8 weeks I do the transplant into pot to grow.If I want larger plants I put then in the soil in full sun.
Submitted on 18/10/2013 by Ayrton Amaral Jr.

...easy to germinate and need up to 1 month to sprout.
these are really easy to germinate.place them in the baggy method with a small amount of vermiculte and keep at temp of around 20c.they should take around 2-3 weeks.
Submitted on 01/04/2005 by one of our visitors

...very easy to germinate and need up to 1 month to sprout.
I put these seeds in warm soil and forgot them. In a months time, the seeds had sprouts coming out of them.
Submitted on 08/03/2005 by one of our visitors

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If you wish to read more on palm cultivation, we highly recommend Ornamental Palm Horticulture by Timothy K. Broschat and Alan W. Meerow, available in our bookshop.

Ratings and comments reflect individual experiences and the views of our visitors. They do not necessarily describe the most appropriate methods, nor are they necessarily valid for all seeds or plants of this species. Germination and plant cultivation success depends on many different factors; nevertheless, these experiences will hopefully aid you in your effort to get the best germination results from our seeds and the best growth results from your plants.

 
       
 
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The Encyclopedia of Cultivated Palms

The Encyclopedia of Cultivated Palms
by Robert Lee Riffle, Paul Craft, Scott Zona

2nd edition
Completely revised and updated

Hardcover - 528 pages
11 x 8.5 inches


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The Encyclopedia of Cultivated Palms is the definitive account of all palms that can be grown for ornamental and economic use. Palms are often underutilized as a result of their unfamiliarity—even to tropical gardeners. To help introduce these valuable plants to a new audience, the authors have exhaustively documented every genus in the palm family.
825 species are described in detail, including cold hardiness, water needs, height, and any special requirements. Generously illustrated with more than 900 photos, including photos of several palm species that have never before appeared in a general encyclopedia, The Encyclopedia of Cultivated Palms is as valuable as an identification guide as it is a practical handbook. Interesting snippets of history, ethnobotany, and biology inform the text and make this a lively catalog of these remarkable plants.


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