Salak and pepper

Photos taken late Saturday, 22 October 2005

Six salak plants in for the winter on 22 October 2005, left. Seventh puny plant with aloe on right. Click to enlarge any in new window.
Click again for full size. Note new leaf on largest plant, not yet open, crossing behind bamboo stake on left. Window panes are 2 feet wide.
Largest plant 1.5 years. Next largest behind, 2 yrs. Others 1 year old. 67.5 inches from floor to top of horizontal metal strip.

Wicked salak thorns on the left.
Tropic Lightning ripening shows its true colors.... and heat!