Ask a Question forum: Baobab Tree/deglupta trees

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Plantlover2017
Jan 23, 2017 7:45 AM CST
Dear All,
looking for the following trees:
1. Baobab tree with the diameter 8-9 or 10 meter.(NOT circumstance)
2. Eucalyptus deglupta trees;
please assist me to find suppliers
also need to know more about their root system.
thanks in advance
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Name: Hetty
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Dutchlady1
Jan 23, 2017 9:15 AM CST
Eucalyptus deglupta is very easy from seed and a fast grower.
Several nurseries in the South Florida area (Homestead) will offer this.
I can't imagine a Baobab of that size being available.
Name: Daisy I
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DaisyI
Jan 23, 2017 10:49 AM CST
Welcome!

You can buy Baobob tree seed on line also. I don't think you will find a full grown one anywhere that isn't well attached to the ground. Hopefully that measurement was a mistake.

Both these trees get HUGE. The Baobob won't be huge in your lifetime so would be a good potted plant candidate.

If you want a Eucalyptus deglupta because of the vividly purple shreddy trunks seen on line, you will be disappointed - those are all color enhanced photos.

Good luck on your quest!

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