Cycad pectinata

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kata

Cycad pectinata

Post by kata » Mon Jan 14, 2013 9:40 pm

I really like this Cycad,

Its on the IUCN Red List as Vulnerable. I think we should do as they are doing with the Wollemi Pine, the Dinosaur palm, buy a seedling.

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Steph
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Re: Cycad pectinata

Post by Steph » Tue Jan 15, 2013 9:27 am

Is it for sale somewhere?

kata

Re: Cycad pectinata

Post by kata » Tue Jan 15, 2013 9:37 am

Ebay...though till you asked Steph I would not have thought anyone would be selling it.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/CYCAS-PECTINATA ... 0563904833

Here are some more Images

http://img.inkfrog.com/click_enlarge1.p ... =575988641

I have only one Cycad at the moment so a possible contender.

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Steph
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Re: Cycad pectinata

Post by Steph » Tue Jan 15, 2013 2:08 pm

Go to the PalmCentre the postage is only £10 at the moment and you can get bigger plants for not much more.
That Ebay is .com its in the States, the plants won't survive the journey or they phyto rigmarole.

kata

Re: Cycad pectinata

Post by kata » Tue Jan 15, 2013 3:37 pm

Thanks Steph,

Obviously not fully awake this morning. I never noticed the $ sign.. :lol:

Thanks about the PalmCentre.

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paulrm71

Re: Cycad pectinata

Post by paulrm71 » Wed Jan 16, 2013 6:17 pm

Kata if you want a reasonably large and well priced cycad or dioon, the well known Spanish/German eBayer has plenty. I bought a dioon spinulosum for about 30 quid inc postage. The Caudex is the size of a medium pineapple and five fronds 60cms tall. It arrived in perfect condition. He also sells large cycad revolutas for a similar price.

kata

Re: Cycad pectinata

Post by kata » Wed Jan 16, 2013 9:09 pm

Have you a link Paul please?

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Re: Cycad pectinata

Post by paulrm71 » Thu Jan 17, 2013 2:08 pm

Here it is kata....check out the rest of his shop too!

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Dioon-spinulo ... 3cc9d5f506

kata

Re: Cycad pectinata

Post by kata » Thu Jan 17, 2013 4:16 pm

Thanks Paul!!

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greendragon

Re: Cycad pectinata

Post by greendragon » Fri Jan 18, 2013 6:36 pm

It would be nice but we need a sunny conservatory that is around 35*c for at least 90 days of the year.

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