Chamaerops No.25

Winter Edition1996/97

cover   Medemia argun, alive and well and living, in some numbers, in Sudan. See Editorial.

Editorial Winter 1996/97 Edition, issue 25

Jubaea in Chile
Dick Endt
New Zealand plantsman Dick Endt visits the home of Jubaea chilensis, that hardy giant of the palm world, and finds it alive and well, in the longest and narrowest country in the world.

Palms of Provence Cote d'Azur
Alain Levy
Alain, a Marseille dentist, describes the fascination of the palms that grow so well on his stretch of the Cote d'Azur in France

Shoots 'n' Roots
Paul Saunders
A practical, personal article, alternative title: 'Adventures of an Amateur Propagator'

In Search of Butiagrus
Michel Lambrechts
Have you ever had an obsession to see a particular palm? if you have, you will understand this quest for the hybrid cross between Butia and Syagrus and join in the pleasure of success.

Palms for Europe's Zone 8
Don Tollefson
There are so many palms for us to try in the temperate areas of Europe. Don lists a dozen or so, that in his experience, should do well here, and gives invaluable advice to help them succeed.

Our Trachycarpus Towers
Hans & Erika Hanisch
The lengths to which some people go in the pursuit of their hobby never fails to surprise and astound, but this surely is the ultimate!

Thrinax morissii
Tobias Spanner
Toby paints for us a 'palm portrait' of a little-known and even less-used palm, Thrinax morrisii. Deserving of much wider attention.

First Steps in Exotica
Sylvia Knödler
Personal experiences on the rocky road to palmdom.

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