The following articles are only available to members of the European Palm Society
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Germinating Palm Seeds by Stefan Mifsud
Not before time, an article telling you what you've always wanted to know about this ancient craft. Step-by-step instructions.
Trachycarpus oreophilus - The Thai Mountain Fan Palm
Restricted to a tiny area in N. Thailand, it's turned out to be as difficult to collect good seeds as it is to germinate them. May be a while before this one is available at your local garden centre.
Happy (or Crazy) Germination!? by Joerg Schuman
Have patience when it comes to germinating palm seeds, and don't give up too soon. So advises
Germany's Joerg Schuman