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HAVE: Heliconias for Palms

Posted by bihai z8B FL (My Page) on
Sat, Feb 11, 06 at 16:19

I have the following varieties of heliconias to trade for palm seedlings. I have a list of palms that I want, however, I am open to any offer you might make for something that I can't get at Lowes, Walmart or Home Depot or that I don't already have (I have Pygmy Date, Needle, Sabal, Parlor and Med Fan palms). Palms do not have to be hardy, they are going into a tropical greenhouse planting.

The heliconia rhizomes available are from stands of mature blooming plants. I also have other things available, check my trade list

Heliconias available:
Heliconia stricta Tagami
Heliconia stricta Firebird
Heliconia caribaea Burgundy (very large heavy rhizomes)
Heliconia bihai Banana Split (becoming limited)
Heliconia pendula Red Waxy (becoming limited)
Heliconia psitticorum x spathocircinata Tropica (limited)
Heliconia psitticorum x spatho ALan Carle
Heliconia latispatha Orange Gyro
Heliconia latispatha Red-Orange Gyro (large rhizomes)
Heliconia latispatha Roadrunner (very large heavy rhizomes)

Palm seedlings I am looking for:
Any licualas
Acanthophoenix rubra
Dypsis ambositrae
Dypsis baronii
Dypsis lanceolata
Dypsis lutescens (Areca Palm)
Hyophorbe lagenicaulis (Bottle Palm)
Chamaedoreas:
ernesti-augustii
glaucifolia
metallica
tepejilote
radicalis
stolonifera
tuereicheimii (potato chip palm)
Astrocaryum mexicanum (Choco Palm)
Basselinia gracilis
Linospadix monostachya (Walking Stick Palm)
variegated Rhapis excelsa

Thank you for your time


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RE: HAVE: Heliconias for Palms

I have one, maybe two Howea forsteriana, Kentia palms. I have seen them on rare occasions at the home centers around here but they usually want around $100 for them.
The most beautiful palm in my humble opinion. : )
- Tom

Here is a link that might be useful: Kentia Palm


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RE: HAVE: Heliconias for Palms

I emailed you about your Howea but never heard from you. I am interested in them if you still have them available, also in some other things from your trade page.


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RE: HAVE: Heliconias for Palms

Hi bahai,
Sorry I didn't get your email, I'll email you directly
- Tom H.
(grrrnthumb)


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RE: HAVE: Heliconias for Palms

Hi,
Chambeyronia macrocarpa-watermelon crownshaft seedlings in a 1 gallon pot. It was measured about 2 ft tall from the soil line and I have 8 avaialbe. I know you didn't ask this for trade, but I thought you might be interested to trade that for the Heliconia caribaea. I read your page and noticed that you will not deliver to California. I have a plant permit that comes along with a yellow/green label that is allowed to deliver all over the U.S. I don't know if you're fimiliar with that. I thought I could ask you if you're open to that.
Hope to hear from you soon,
- Leentje


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RE: HAVE: Heliconias for Palms

I have queen palm seedlings 10 to 18 inch tall to trade


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