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Welcome to The Lakeside Palmetum


The Lakeside Palmetum - Considered the most extensive established collection of cool Mediterranean and high altitude tropical palms in the United States, the Palmetum features a great variety of palm species native to cool and warm Mediterranean climates and tropical high altitude regions of Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa and the Americas. Oakland’s unique subtropical microclimate provides the perfect growing conditions to nurture this collection.




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Feb 18, 2010 20:35

[...] 6th, 9:00 am – noon, followed by a second volunteer clean-up day on Saturday Feb 20th for The Palmetum from 9:30 am – 1:00 pm & The Sensory Garden from 9:00 am – noon. We hope to see you [...]

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