Worlds oldest potted Cycad!!!

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Worlds oldest potted Cycad!!!

Post by Okanagan desert-palms » Thu Jun 18, 2015 5:56 pm

Worlds oldest Cycad year 1775 gets new transplant after 20 years.
www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article ... rdens.html


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Post by hardyjim » Sat Jun 20, 2015 10:28 am

Yea,thats an interesting story behind
it too...quite a bit of history.
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Post by Okanagan desert-palms » Sun Jun 21, 2015 11:43 am

Jim unbelievable a 240+ year old cycad growing one inch a year. They must slow down in their elder years.


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Post by hardyjim » Sun Jun 21, 2015 7:42 pm

Being in a pot that long takes its toll too...
probably not as bright and sunny as it may
prefer either but obviously the right temps/etc
to preserve it... :)
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Post by hardyjim » Tue Feb 28, 2017 7:10 am

Amazing
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