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by benbaron
Tue Apr 01, 2014 3:43 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Ideas for hiding pots?
Replies: 8
Views: 1066

Re: Ideas for hiding pots?

otorongo wrote:Bury it in the ground?
Good idea but if I did that then Id never get it out! http://www.kreativejuice.co.uk/plants/IMG_0005.JPG
by benbaron
Tue Apr 01, 2014 3:34 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Ideas for hiding pots?
Replies: 8
Views: 1066

Ideas for hiding pots?

Hi all,

Ive a chammy in a HUGE pot - not sure if I want to plant it as yet and definitely not for a few months at least - so I'm looking for some ideas on how to disguise/hide/camo the pot - anybody any examples?

Cheers
Ben
by benbaron
Tue Apr 01, 2014 2:08 pm
Forum: Palms (including Cycads and Cordyline)
Topic: What is the growth rate of a mature Chammy?
Replies: 19
Views: 1981

Re: What is the growth rate of a mature Chammy?

Dave - have you stopped it producing side shoots (ie removed) or is it the single trunk version?


Also what has caused it to bulk up thickness of the trunk? - lovely palm that icon_thumleft

Cheers
Ben
by benbaron
Mon Mar 31, 2014 10:43 am
Forum: Palms (including Cycads and Cordyline)
Topic: What is the growth rate of a mature Chammy?
Replies: 19
Views: 1981

What is the growth rate of a mature Chammy?

Hi all,

Just wondering how much trunk these beasts put on per year in an ideal sceanrio...

Cheers
Ben
by benbaron
Sun Mar 30, 2014 5:18 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Bizzare 7ft Paulownia cutting.
Replies: 8
Views: 839

Re: Bizzare 7ft Paulownia cutting.

If you are binning it then Id be happy to give it a chance when I come to pick up the Mekong? icon_thumleft
by benbaron
Fri Mar 28, 2014 4:45 pm
Forum: Bananas and relatives (including Canna, Ginger, Heliconia etc)
Topic: Musa "Mekong Giant"
Replies: 383
Views: 24177

Re: Musa "Mekong Giant"

How about we say first one to collect gets the big one :lol:
by benbaron
Fri Mar 28, 2014 12:15 pm
Forum: Palms (including Cycads and Cordyline)
Topic: Where to buy a mature Chamaerops humilis
Replies: 45
Views: 3207

Re: Where to buy a mature Chamaerops humilis

Very nice specimen ben, believe me you'll need some help planting that!!, even with a couple of strong helper's, they will live in pot's fine that size but planted out will be better option. Tell me about it!! I struggled spinning it around to get a view of the main trunk - the other sides have sma...
by benbaron
Thu Mar 27, 2014 8:35 pm
Forum: Palms (including Cycads and Cordyline)
Topic: Where to buy a mature Chamaerops humilis
Replies: 45
Views: 3207

Re: Where to buy a mature Chamaerops humilis

!! Yes worth the wait :) Huge pot and good multi trunk going on - nice and bushy - if not a little too much so it obscures the main trunk. Slightly disappointed with the height on the main trunk as I was expecting another ft of trunk however the size of the plant is much larger than I imagine - to t...
by benbaron
Wed Mar 26, 2014 11:45 am
Forum: Weather and Climatology (public)
Topic: Looking Good for the Weekend!
Replies: 64
Views: 4603

Re: Looking Good for the Weekend!

Same as yours ;)
by benbaron
Wed Mar 26, 2014 10:42 am
Forum: Palms (including Cycads and Cordyline)
Topic: Where to buy a mature Chamaerops humilis
Replies: 45
Views: 3207

Re: Where to buy a mature Chamaerops humilis

OOOO excited - my plant/tree is due for delivery tomorrow - they turned up today but couldnt get the truck (artic) up the estate so comming again tomorrow in a smaller van :)

Will update with pics tomorrow!
by benbaron
Wed Mar 26, 2014 9:30 am
Forum: Bananas and relatives (including Canna, Ginger, Heliconia etc)
Topic: FINALLY :) got my hands on Ensete Hiniba :):):)
Replies: 139
Views: 11114

Re: FINALLY :) got my hands on Ensete Hiniba :):):)

Come on somebody!! ;)

Put me down on the list to take one off you Carl :D
by benbaron
Wed Mar 26, 2014 9:09 am
Forum: Bananas and relatives (including Canna, Ginger, Heliconia etc)
Topic: FINALLY :) got my hands on Ensete Hiniba :):):)
Replies: 139
Views: 11114

Re: FINALLY :) got my hands on Ensete Hiniba :):):)

Looks like you would have PLENTY to go round if you pupped them Carl :wink: