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by RogerBacardy
Fri Feb 07, 2014 12:42 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Then and Now, how your garden has developed
Replies: 46
Views: 2215

Re: Then and Now, how your garden has developed

... providing a nice frame to the entrance to the lawn area. Also, the trachies and cordylines had put on some height, whilst the basjoo had recovered ... locally) around the pond which give the pond a cool, serene vibe. The Trachycarpus was chosen as I knew the trunk wouldn't fatten up too much and ...
by Dave Brown
Wed Jun 12, 2013 8:15 am
Forum: Exotic Gardeners Question Time - Ask Here :-) (Public)
Topic: Transplanted Trachycarpus, outer leaf scorch/crisp?
Replies: 14
Views: 1066

Re: Transplanted Trachycarpus, outer leaf scorch/crisp?

The way a Trachycarpus grows it's roots is, the tips are extending out into the soil and it starts ... can't supply. Also seaweed extract is a growth enhancer. so a combination of the 3 on Trachies may reduce the sulk time. :wink:
by kite567
Sun May 05, 2013 8:54 am
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Looks like my Trachycarpus is going to flower for the first time!
Replies: 10
Views: 607

Re: Looks like my Trachycarpus is going to flower for the fi

To get A female Trachycarpus to set seed you need a male one for its pollen.

Trachies and chamaerops do not hybridise.
by RogerBacardy
Thu May 02, 2013 9:45 am
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Brown spots on small Trachies
Replies: 14
Views: 587

Re: Brown spots on small Trachies

Exactly the same thing with my Trachycarpus seedlings.

Think the mould / markings are just a result of cold and damp, but they're now recovering in the sunshine / warmth and sending up healthy looking new leaves (can't really call the emerging leaves spears at that size).
by Andy P
Wed May 01, 2013 11:30 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Just took delivery of a large "triffid" :- D
Replies: 72
Views: 2649

Re: Just took delivery of a large "triffid" :- D

I want to buy some more of Nigel`s Trachies. 2 more for the back garden and at least one for the front garden which is ... i love , but even that got a bit battered recently by gale force winds. That Trachycarpus looks lovely Cordy and it`s definitely the stiffer leaved variety, but ...
by Yorkshire Kris
Wed May 01, 2013 5:48 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Brown spots on small Trachies
Replies: 14
Views: 587

Re: Brown spots on small Trachies

I think it's a plant rescue one that I've got I've lost a few Trachycarpus seedlings to fungus spotting Not so bad on larger palms that can recover. Some palms are worse than others. I have a butia that gets spotting every spring.
by cordyman
Sun Apr 28, 2013 9:41 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Just took delivery of a large "triffid" :- D
Replies: 72
Views: 2649

Re: Just took delivery of a large "triffid" :- D

... I quite like the idea of having to fight my way into the shed past my Trachycarpus and musa :lol: :lol: I think i've finally lost it :oops: icon_cheers ... one along with the one you dug from Leylnd are two of the best looking trachies on the forum. Well jell icon_thumright Thanks Pdid, but I wouldnt ...
by RogerBacardy
Sat Apr 06, 2013 6:36 pm
Forum: Exotic Gardeners Question Time - Ask Here :-) (Public)
Topic: Proper hardy tropicals!.
Replies: 31
Views: 1553

Re: Proper hardy tropicals!.

... Dave icon_salut I completely agree with your reported growth rates of Trachycarpus at various stages of its life. It's what I've observed too. ... for sale is container grown and when it's field-grown. I planted some trachies a few years ago, the smallest being £10 1 footers, and the largest ...
by RogerBacardy
Fri Apr 05, 2013 9:53 pm
Forum: Exotic Gardeners Question Time - Ask Here :-) (Public)
Topic: Proper hardy tropicals!.
Replies: 31
Views: 1553

Re: Proper hardy tropicals!.

... for smaller, cheaper palms instead. You didn't pay any money for that Trachycarpus, but add up the man-hours (say, £10 an hour per person), petrol ... an additional 120cm of trunk (the extra 4ft you specified). I planted 5 trachies of varying sizes and 4 years on, the biggest ones at planting are ...
by Arlon Tishmarsh
Fri Mar 29, 2013 5:00 pm
Forum: Exotic Gardeners Question Time - Ask Here :-) (Public)
Topic: Bent fortunei trunk.
Replies: 24
Views: 978

Re: Bent fortunei trunk.

... said , if it were a D.A you'd lean it so why not try the same with the Trachycarpus.....make it a little different. May be plant it close to another ... leaning away from it and then let it straighten itself up, a cluster of trachies........ icon_thumleft
by Tom2006
Thu Mar 21, 2013 9:35 pm
Forum: Weather and Climatology (public)
Topic: Back in the freezer every week !
Replies: 624
Views: 7981

Re: Back in the freezer this week

... outside, BACK into the polyhouse. Not sure whether or not to wrap my Trachies as I don't think we will get really low temps icon_scratch I was ... on UKWW and he said that it is going to be very cold next week, but not Trachy-killing temperatures during the day. See http://www.ukweatherworld.co.uk/forum/i ...
by Adam D
Thu Mar 21, 2013 9:31 pm
Forum: Weather and Climatology (public)
Topic: Back in the freezer every week !
Replies: 624
Views: 7981

Re: Back in the freezer this week

... outside, BACK into the polyhouse. Not sure whether or not to wrap my Trachies as I don't think we will get really low temps icon_scratch I was ... on UKWW and he said that it is going to be very cold next week, but not Trachy-killing temperatures during the day. See http://www.ukweatherworld.co.uk/forum/i ...
by GREVILLE
Sat Feb 09, 2013 9:33 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Trunky Trachy_ due a haircut
Replies: 47
Views: 1752

Re: Trunky Trachy_ due a haircut

Ever since the lowest leaves on the Trachycarpus have cleared the cut of my fully open telescopic loppers, I linger in ... to do on this what I don't do with the other :roll: My trouble is I have six Trachies, six different ages and six different types.
by Dave Brown
Sun Jan 27, 2013 3:51 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Tree protection orders on Trachys.........
Replies: 33
Views: 1234

Re: Tree protection orders on Trachys.........

I'm like Bill but my trachies have had a harder, colder life, so are smaller, but going up a ladder to tidy a 20ft Trachycarpus is bad enough. The one at the back collects dust, and deposits it all over the lounge patio ...
by cordyman
Sat Jan 19, 2013 5:55 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Cordymans Winter Wrapping Walk VIDJO - *tonight*
Replies: 17
Views: 567

Re: Cordymans Winter Wrapping Walk VIDJO - *tonight*

... may take a punt on a few of them :lol: how long in a frozen pot till a Trachycarpus or chammy pops it? Excellent video, watched it without sound and in HD. What is the logic behind some Trachies being wrapped and not others? The Loquat was like "-8c is that all you got" ...