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by Axel
Wed Jan 15, 2014 6:27 pm
Forum: Palms (including Cycads and Cordyline)
Topic: LARGE BUTIA CAPITATA PALMS IN THE UK.
Replies: 19
Views: 2542

Re: LARGE BUTIA CAPITATA PALMS IN THE UK.

Yes the Hampton Butia(Yatay?) was bought as a large plant but has still put on a fait bit of size and has been there for quite a few years now! Hard to tell from that pic Axel but i would have a guess that it's Odorata(Capitata), what do you think? There's a nice large Butia in Notting Hill which i...
by Axel
Thu Jan 02, 2014 9:48 pm
Forum: Palms (including Cycads and Cordyline)
Topic: LARGE BUTIA CAPITATA PALMS IN THE UK.
Replies: 19
Views: 2542

Re: LARGE BUTIA CAPITATA PALMS IN THE UK.

Twickenham:

http://goo.gl/maps/q4Pc5


Rob is that butia a yatay? Fantastic trunk.
by Axel
Tue Dec 24, 2013 10:11 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Yucca linearis
Replies: 16
Views: 1757

Re: Yucca linearis

Simba, that is a beauty of a plant. They make rostratas look ugly !! This is surely the fillet steak of the Yucca world , the palm worlds equivalent of Trachycarpus princeps but much easier to grow !! P.S. dont get me wrong yucca rostrata is a lot of plant for the money and also well worth its plac...
by Axel
Thu Nov 28, 2013 9:16 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: What is the consensus on overwintering Brugmansia?
Replies: 35
Views: 2031

Re: What is the consensus on overwintering Brugmansia?

My sanguinea still carries around 20 flowers and it's planted in the ground. Im not sure what i will do this winter, but at the moment im still enjoying this plant which is in flower when everything else has the winter look.
by Axel
Fri Nov 22, 2013 11:33 am
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Frost damage on various exotics.
Replies: 25
Views: 1043

Re: Frost damage on various exotics.

This album shows what a little frost can do to tender foliage and some surprises.... https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set ... 466&type=1 Why was the NE facing T-rex untouched while the South facing fried? Mine haven't been touched yet... the London effect. I reckon I'm more central than you and ...
by Axel
Sat Nov 16, 2013 7:05 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Large wagnerianus in the UK
Replies: 18
Views: 1327

Re: Large wagnerianus in the UK

This one is growing in Holland in a most exposed (flat) location. They are really wind resistant palms.
by Axel
Sun Nov 10, 2013 9:47 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Large wagnerianus in the UK
Replies: 18
Views: 1327

Re: Large wagnerianus in the UK

The Palm Centre, photo by Kev Spence:
by Axel
Sun Nov 10, 2013 7:01 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Large wagnerianus in the UK
Replies: 18
Views: 1327

Re: Large wagnerianus in the UK

and some beautiful triple in Nigel's old garden
by Axel
Sun Nov 10, 2013 5:57 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Large wagnerianus in the UK
Replies: 18
Views: 1327

Re: Large wagnerianus in the UK

It looks great Steve! Thanks for the update.
It seems large waggies are rare. Where did all the plants of Peter Jenkins end up?
There are more large washies in the UK than waggies I believe.. :lol:
by Axel
Thu Nov 07, 2013 10:13 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Large wagnerianus in the UK
Replies: 18
Views: 1327

Re: Large wagnerianus in the UK

I took this from Architectual Plants UK, terrific display of waggies
by Axel
Wed Nov 06, 2013 10:26 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Large wagnerianus in the UK
Replies: 18
Views: 1327

Re: Large wagnerianus in the UK

Springy wrote:The first pic was taken and posted by me, don't I get a mention then??! :lol:
Springy, sorry i forgot you, i loved that tree you posted though, thanks :D
by Axel
Wed Nov 06, 2013 10:16 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Large wagnerianus in the UK
Replies: 18
Views: 1327

Re: Large wagnerianus in the UK

Picture by Palmer (HT):
by Axel
Wed Nov 06, 2013 9:45 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Large wagnerianus in the UK
Replies: 18
Views: 1327

Re: Large wagnerianus in the UK

amd two large ones from Peter Jenkins, picture taken by Rob S:
by Axel
Wed Nov 06, 2013 9:43 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Large wagnerianus in the UK
Replies: 18
Views: 1327

Re: Large wagnerianus in the UK

and this beauty by SteveP, a member of HT:
by Axel
Wed Nov 06, 2013 9:42 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Large wagnerianus in the UK
Replies: 18
Views: 1327

Large wagnerianus in the UK

Waggies can look really good if they hold loads of fronds. Here are some examples i found on this forum. Perhaps it's nice to collect them in one thread. Any more of these in the UK?