Pacsoa Annual Show

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The weekend of March 2-3, 2024 at Mt Coot-tha Botanic Gardens Auditorium, Brisbane

Hours: Saturday 9am to 4pm, Sunday 9am to 3pm

Admission $4 / $2 Concession

Note: This is a Covid Safe Event

If you are unwell or have any Covid like symptoms you must not attend the show.

Features :

  • An impressive display of native and exotic palms & cycads.
  • Books, posters and magazines for reference and purchase.
  • Experts available to ask about the suitability of palms and cycad species for your garden.
  • Extensive low-cost plant and seed sale for indoors/outdoors, full sun/shade, feature/screening, fan/solitary, rare/common. So a great place to indulge your gardening passion.
  • Cold drinks.
  • Membership.
  • Admission - $4/$2 concession
  • All members are welcome to sell plants at the show (palms and cycads only), the only requirement is that you be a paid up member ($15 / year).
  • Set up is Friday March 2, 9am to 5pm sharp.
  • Contact Martin Lack for more information.

- Dozens of Australian native palm and cycad species available for sale.
- Make your garden look different; select palms and cycads not commonly grown in SE Queensland.
- Choose from a list of 40 different alternative palm varieties (see less common SE Qld Palms (link)).
- You’ll be given this list as a handout on entry and will be able to look for examples to view (and buy).
- Discover native and exotic cycads that are NOT eaten by the cycad blue butterfly caterpillars so look great.

Learn More :

If you are interested, but new to palms and cycads, and are not sure what would suit your garden, have a look at the following pages to give you some idea about what's what.

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Figure 1. Plant display. Figure 2. Plant sales.

Examples of plants that will be for sale:

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Figure 3. Chambeyronia_macrocarpa Figure 4. Encephalartos_bubalinus
E ferox.jpg Z neurophyllidia.jpg
Figure 5. Encephalartos_ferox Figure 6. Zamia_neurophyllidia
Copernicia hospita06.jpg Ptychosperma waitianum10.jpg
Figure 7. Copernicia_hospita Figure 8. Ptychosperma_waitianum