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written by: Jason Dewees posted: May 21, 2010


These 35-year-old Guadalupe palms thrive in the understory of a 300-year-old valley oak in Walnut Creek, California.

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  1. On July 9th, 2010 at 5:08 pm Gabe Says:

    Where was this photo taken? Is it at the Ruth Bancroft Garden by any chance?

  2. On July 13th, 2010 at 11:28 pm Jason Dewees Says:

    It was taken at a garden not far (less than a mile) from Ruth Bancroft’s in Walnut Creek. The owner has contributed a number of palms to RBG over the years, including the Jubaea chilensis and two Trithrinax campestris.

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