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Nannorrhops ritchiana - Mazari palm


Nannorrhops ritchiana - Mazari palm (Nannorrhops ritchiana (Mazari palm))

This new section called "Africa Rocks" just opened a month ago. It has several Mazari palms. This palm is extremely hardy (among the hardiest palms in the world). It loves very dry conditions, though. Photo taken on Martin Luther King Jr. Day at the San Diego Zoo. Jan. 15, 2018.



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Wow thats a beauty is it a fan palm Andy.

22 Jan, 2018

 

You lost me as soon as you said likes dry conditions, I got quite excited when you said hardy!!

23 Jan, 2018

 

Penny,

Yes, it's an interesting palm.

25 Jan, 2018

 

DD2:

I've ready it can be grown in cooler and wetter conditions. It may be one you can try there (if you can find it for sale). It's not a very common palm.

25 Jan, 2018

 

Will check it out, we have several suppliers in this country....

27 Jan, 2018

 

That's great! Good luck if you purchase one. :>))

27 Jan, 2018

 

Thanks ......

31 Jan, 2018



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