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Travellers Palm Travellers Tree (Ravenala madagascariensis)

Travellers Palm Travellers Tree (Ravenala madagascariensis)

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You will get 9 seeds of Ravenala madagascariensis, Travellers Palm Travellers Tree for planting.

The Ravenala Madagascariensis, also known as the Traveller's Tree, is a tall evergreen tree with a fan-like crown and large banana-like leaves. It is endemic to Madagascar and thrives in warm and humid areas near the coast. The tree is known for its ornamental value and attracts various pollinators, but it takes up to 10 years to flower, making its foliage the main attraction.

Scarification: If you do not like to use acid, try nicking the outer seed coat to allow water absorption or pour boiling water over seed , let stand in water for 24 hours, repeat process on seed that did not imbibe.|Treat seeds with sulfuric acid for 9 minutes, then rinse for 10 minutes.|The blue fringes must be removed from the seeds for better germination.

Stratification: none required

Germination: Cover the tray with a clear plastic zip-lock bag, or anything clear that creates a greenhouse-like atmosphere.|sow seed 1/2" deep, tamp the soil, keep moist but not wet

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