Fresh foxtail palm fruit (Wodyetia bifurcata) isolated on white background with clipping path

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Fresh foxtail palm fruit (Wodyetia bifurcata) isolated on white background with clipping path

By Mary H. Dyer, Master Naturalist and Master Gardener Native to Australia, foxtail palm (Wodyetia bifurcata) is an attractive palm tree with a rounded, symmetrical shape and a smooth, grey trunk and tufted fronds that resemble foxtails. This Australian native is suitable for growing in USDA plant hardiness zones 10 and 11. Common means of propagation such as cuttings, division or air layering aren’t usually effective, so if you want to propagate a foxtail palm, seeds are your best option. That project often involves picking foxtail palm seeds and planting them when they’re fresh. Harvesting foxtail palm seeds is easy. Read on to find out how. How to Collect Foxtail Palm Seeds Bright red foxtail palm fruit, about the size of small tomatoes, grow in large clusters, with a single seed in each mature fruit. Picking foxtail palm seeds is best when the seeds are unblemished and overripe, as very

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