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Hi I'm looking for some advice , I have one of these palm in my garden. 

In the Summer it flowered. 

What month is the best month to cut the flower off. Is it too late to germinate the seeds if I remove it now? 

I've never done this before and looking for some advice. 

Kids regards 

Mrs T Farley 


  • If the flower head is completely finished and has produced seed pods, you can cut it off at the base and hang up somewhere dry to finish off.  It may pay you to loosely tie a paper bag over it to catch any seeds.
    If you get the seeds, ensure they are dry, put in a paper bag/cardboard box and keep them in a cool place indoors until April/May ( depending on your location/climate).
    You may find that they are easier to germinate with some bottom heat.
  • Hello
    Information from RHS may help you.
    We have one and for the many years we have had it growing we haven't tried to propagate from seeds.

  • Thank you for your help. 
  • KiliKili Posts: 438
    I've got one and a new plant grew from the side at the base. I let it go and after a year dug it up and potted it on. I now have two, isn't nature wonderful  :)

    'The power of accurate observation .... is commonly called cynicism by those that have not got it.

    George Bernard Shaw'

  • Oh it really is. Thank you for your reply. 🤗
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