Ravenala madagascariensis TRAVELERS PALM (5 seeds


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Travelers palm tree or Ravenala madagascariensis is a plant of the family Strelitziaceae, just like the bird of paradise or giant white bird .
It is native to Madagascar but it is now found everywhere in the tropics.

It is not a tree but a herbaceous plant with lacunary stipe, which makes it sometimes assimilate to a palm tree.
Its flowers are very similar to those of Strelitzia reginae and Strelitzia nicolai.
Its seeds have the distinction of having a turquoise down which makes them exceptionally beautiful.

Its large leaves are fan-shaped, their cup-shaped base holds rainwater.
It is a majestic tree that by its shape and size is located far.
Adult, the trunk is about ten meters tall.

This tree provides an edible fat, much like the butter tree of tropical countries.
Its vernacular name of the traveler's tree comes from the fact that the water conserved in the leaf sheath at the base of its leaves would allow the traveler to drink.

Growing travelers palm seeds:

It is important to start by scarifying the seeds with sandpaper and soaking the seeds for 24 hours in warm water.
Once these techniques are done, prepare peat pots previously moistened and bury the seeds under 1 cm deep.
Finally, place the crop in a place where the heat will be between 25 and 30 ° C.
Seed germination takes place around 3 to 5 weeks after sowing.

  • Very beautiful tropical plant.
  • The shape of the traveler's tree is atypical.
  • Reproducible seeds without organic designation but not treated.
  • Seeds with turquoise down.

Seeds of original plants to grow in mild climate or indoors.



Palma viajera

Tengo 5 semillas color turquesa de palmera viajera , como hago para sembrar



bonjour, Vous dites planter ds de la tourbe . Est ce que vous faites un melange tourbe / terreau ?


Mes graines ont bien germées

Il faut avoir de la patience mais avec cette technique, les graines germent facilement.
À utiliser aussi avec le strelitzia et bananier.

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Ravenala madagascariensis TRAVELERS PALM (5 seeds

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