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by Dave Brown
Wed Oct 03, 2018 12:26 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Overwintering Agaves
Replies: 9
Views: 884

Overwintering Agaves

... rapidly followed by Storm Emma which slammed into the Beast, giving 54mph winds while still at -5C (23F). The severity of that 72 hour period left Washie defoliated, and all Trackies suffering wind burn damaged leaves.
by shanks60
Tue Aug 14, 2018 3:48 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: our small tropical garden
Replies: 11
Views: 1024

our small tropical garden

... logging into my previous name I have had to start a new blog on our garden, here is where we are at this year, trachys have reached the roof, washie took a hit with the bad weather but has recovered well, everything else did quite well apart from my variegated agave which I covered with a ...
by nicebutdim
Tue Feb 11, 2014 8:58 pm
Forum: Palms (including Cycads and Cordyline)
Topic: LARGE Washingtonia palms in UK ? pics/links and info
Replies: 22
Views: 3493

Re: LARGE Washingtonia palms in UK ? pics/links and info

We need to start a survey of the larger Washingtonia palms in the UK. Billdango's idea :wink: Some, like mine are well known ... mine which is about 11ft (3.5m) Taken back in August 2013-08-25 18-30-36 Me and Washie.jpg Are we going to repeat photos that may have been posted elsewhere before ...
by doncasterpalmguy123
Sat Jan 18, 2014 6:58 pm
Forum: Palms (including Cycads and Cordyline)
Topic: Tropicals at Yorkshire wildlife park, Doncaster.
Replies: 5
Views: 355

Re: Tropicals at Yorkshire wildlife park, Doncaster.

... Full of exotics should flourish after this mild winter. Great place for a visit. Someone told me they niw have polar bears, is this true? I saw a washie kris but didn't get a pic, sorry> :lol: Its partly true Tom, there are polar bears on the way, so very soon. I was applying for jobs and had ...
by Tom2006
Sat Jan 18, 2014 6:38 pm
Forum: Palms (including Cycads and Cordyline)
Topic: Tropicals at Yorkshire wildlife park, Doncaster.
Replies: 5
Views: 355

Re: Tropicals at Yorkshire wildlife park, Doncaster.

... Full of exotics should flourish after this mild winter. Great place for a visit. Someone told me they niw have polar bears, is this true? I saw a washie kris but didn't get a pic, sorry> :lol: Its partly true Tom, there are polar bears on the way, so very soon. I was applying for jobs and had ...
by doncasterpalmguy123
Sat Jan 18, 2014 6:22 pm
Forum: Palms (including Cycads and Cordyline)
Topic: Tropicals at Yorkshire wildlife park, Doncaster.
Replies: 5
Views: 355

Re: Tropicals at Yorkshire wildlife park, Doncaster.

... Full of exotics should flourish after this mild winter. Great place for a visit. Someone told me they niw have polar bears, is this true? I saw a washie kris but didn't get a pic, sorry> :lol: Its partly true Tom, there are polar bears on the way, so very soon. I was applying for jobs and had ...
by cordyman
Tue Jan 14, 2014 10:43 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Daffodils in January? and some signs of the mild winter...
Replies: 57
Views: 2243

Re: Daffodils in January? and some signs of the mild winter.

... you mean. It's a Cyclamen icon_scratch Washy looking supurb and very green for Jan icon_salut Along with those Aroids, lovely icon_cheers Yes, Washie is very green, but also very wind blasted. The aroids are is a sheltered place, but doing far better than I expected this late into winter :wink: ...
by Dave Brown
Tue Jan 14, 2014 10:35 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Daffodils in January? and some signs of the mild winter...
Replies: 57
Views: 2243

Re: Daffodils in January? and some signs of the mild winter.

... you mean. It's a Cyclamen icon_scratch Washy looking supurb and very green for Jan icon_salut Along with those Aroids, lovely icon_cheers Yes, Washie is very green, but also very wind blasted. The aroids are is a sheltered place, but doing far better than I expected this late into winter :wink:
by jungle jas
Sun Dec 29, 2013 4:41 pm
Forum: Palms (including Cycads and Cordyline)
Topic: easy palm?
Replies: 24
Views: 1157

Re: easy palm?

James1991 wrote:Is there a such thing as an easy palm to germinate that is fast growing and hardy? i cant afford to buy a big one
In a word no. :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: Washie will give you the first two but not the last. icon_thumright
by doncasterpalmguy123
Mon Dec 23, 2013 1:47 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: A thank you to Dave Brown.
Replies: 19
Views: 657

Re: A thank you to Dave Brown.

Well if it wasnt for your videos i wouldnt hae had the chance to suceed with my palms :-D ooh woul love to see how your washie is doing. I bet its quite a bit bigger now!
by Dave Brown
Wed Dec 11, 2013 12:28 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Bringing festive cheer to a bleak time of year
Replies: 36
Views: 1097

Re: Bringing festive cheer to a bleak time of year

... at all Nice palm but not convinced its a washy. Are you sure it's not a Trachycarpus? I'm inclined to agree, if the Cordyline was smoked a Washie would have been at least defoliated. Mine was, even with a parasol protection in Dec 2010.
by callin
Tue Dec 03, 2013 6:47 am
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: getting my Washies ready for winter
Replies: 8
Views: 591

Re: getting my Washies ready for winter

... you please make a picture with the rope lights in position? You mount them like Mr. Dave Brown or you do something diferent? I dream to plant one washie in the ground in Romania, yes ...it is crazy because we can have -20C in winter. But if I learn from you and adapt the best protection techniques ...
by jungle jas
Sun Nov 17, 2013 9:43 am
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Guerrilla gardening
Replies: 23
Views: 965

Re: Guerrilla gardening

... 11 palm seedlings of the following varieties. Trachys both fortunei and waggie, Chamearops, Jubaea, Phoenix, Livistona Chinensis, Brahea and Washie. It will be interesting to see if any survive the winter as they are only seedlings. I also wonder if they have the roots for the job,the oak ...
by Dave Brown
Tue Oct 29, 2013 5:27 pm
Forum: Palms (including Cycads and Cordyline)
Topic: LARGE Washingtonia palms in UK ? pics/links and info
Replies: 22
Views: 3493

LARGE Washingtonia palms in UK ? pics/links and info

We need to start a survey of the larger Washingtonia palms in the UK. Billdango's idea :wink: Some, like mine are well known ... mine which is about 11ft (3.5m) Taken back in August 2013-08-25 18-30-36 Me and Washie.jpg
by Birmingham Chris
Thu Sep 19, 2013 6:41 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: EU Proposal for plant certification to sell.
Replies: 29
Views: 1204

Re: EU Proposal for plant certification to sell.

... (as a few of them do) and help people into the bargain! I, however, am not volunteering: I still get very confused between my chammy and my washie, especially after a few beers at a party, or when they are both decimated after the winter! again: thank you, Dave icon_salut ps: might I just ...