How long are Royal palm seedlings viable?

stanofhApril 20, 2013

I have some 5 year old Royal palm seeds I thought the wife threw out long ago. They have been in the garage,dry and in a plastic bag.
Any point of planting them anymore?

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garyfla_gw(10 Florida)

Hi
what have you got to lose?? Yard or pot?? gary

    Bookmark   April 23, 2013 at 5:19AM
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stanofh

Pot. Much later if I get near lotto lucky,the yard! Any idea Gary,how long they take to germinate if fresh?

    Bookmark   April 23, 2013 at 5:03PM
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garyfla_gw(10 Florida)

Hi
have never worked much with Royals due to the size. My en tire lot is only 75x100 and there's a house in th middle lol. Palm seeds can be VERY frustratingly slow but there are ways to speed it up.. You can google for some specific ideas though I generally put them in a pot of coir and wait and wait and wait lol good luck gary

    Bookmark   April 25, 2013 at 4:08AM
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david_(10a)

My experience is they don't stay good long. They seem a little temperamental to germinate. I get them fresh and I get about 30% to germinate. Maybe there are better ways though to get better results.

    Bookmark   April 30, 2013 at 6:54AM
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