Variegated Cycas revoluta seed on Ebay

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Variegated Cycas revoluta seed on Ebay

Post by Troppoz » Mon Jan 02, 2012 1:17 pm

Just spotted this on Ebay;


http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/10-seeds-Cyc ... 5d31b5c398


I wouldnt have thought the variegation would have necessarily passed on to the seedling plants? Would be worth a go if you even got one with the variegations...
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Re: Variegated Cycas revoluta seed on Ebay

Post by GoggleboxUK » Mon Jan 02, 2012 2:28 pm

$50 for a maybe that will most likely not reach a decent size in my lifetime?

I'll pass thanks.

Nice to see the pic of a beautiful Aurea though.

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Post by Yorkshire Kris » Mon Jan 02, 2012 2:29 pm

Kata can knock them out cheaper than that!

I like variegated plants but doesn't seem to do it for me on cycas.


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Post by Dave Brown » Mon Jan 02, 2012 3:20 pm

Variegated and half dead look very similar :roll: so sorry, doesn't do it for me :roll:
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Post by Troppoz » Mon Jan 02, 2012 5:20 pm

Gosh you people are harsh! :lol:

I dont mind the look of it, its a bit different to the usual and demands a bit of attention, but everyone has their own personal tastes. I can see how it may look sickly or frost burnt to some...
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Post by redsquirrel » Mon Jan 02, 2012 6:02 pm

must be genius Sean :lol: :lol: i like the 7 day return policy.ought to have 20 years on those to see if they are real :lol:
youd be flippin good if you sprouted them in a week :lol: :lol:
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Post by flounder » Mon Jan 02, 2012 6:22 pm

yep, yellow stuff...........no thanks. I can produce my own yellowing effect without too much effort :D
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Re: Variegated Cycas revoluta seed on Ebay

Post by Troppoz » Mon Jan 02, 2012 11:40 pm

redsquirrel wrote:must be genius Sean :lol: :lol: i like the 7 day return policy.ought to have 20 years on those to see if they are real :lol:
youd be flippin good if you sprouted them in a week :lol: :lol:
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When the chillies finally fruited I realised Id been sent 10 lots of seed of the same common old variety :x sent a message to the seller but no response...

You always take a gamble with seed I guess.
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Re: Variegated Cycas revoluta seed on Ebay

Post by Ian Cooke » Tue Jan 03, 2012 12:58 am

Can't think that this is likely to be very reliable. For starters the information lists it as a member of Cactaceae - good one! Variegation is rarely passed on exactly from generation to generation. It is possible out of a batch of seedlings there might be variegated offspring but its an expensive gamble.


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Re: Variegated Cycas revoluta seed on Ebay

Post by Matcycas7 » Thu Jan 05, 2012 11:58 am

Ha haha


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Post by Simba » Thu Jan 05, 2012 12:09 pm

Troppoz wrote:I wouldnt have thought the variegation would have necessarily passed on to the seedling plants? Would be worth a go if you even got one with the variegations...
As a self confessed lover of Cycads, I have to say that this varigation really doesn't do it for me at all.... I try hard to avoid my Cyacds going yellow.... :lol:


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Post by Troppoz » Thu Jan 05, 2012 12:18 pm

Well looks like its a unanimous verdict then...its a icon_thumbdown







But I like it... :oops:
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Post by Simba » Thu Jan 05, 2012 12:36 pm

Troppoz wrote:But I like it... :oops:
I like some of yours Sean, I'd swap.... icon_thumright


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Re: Variegated Cycas revoluta seed on Ebay

Post by Troppoz » Thu Jan 05, 2012 12:56 pm

Sure thing!

Ive got a crappy old plain revoluta, its got 3 fronds about 15cms long. Its a real gem!

You want I send to you, you send this one to me... :DD
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