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by Adrian
Tue Aug 28, 2012 5:59 pm
Forum: Exotic Gardeners Question Time - Ask Here :-) (Public)
Topic: T.Rex flower
Replies: 28
Views: 1046

Re: T.Rex flower

Mine flowers no problem, I'll check through the Autumn/Winter pics to see if theres any but theyre not a lot to write home about so might not have bothered clicking.
by Adrian
Sun Aug 26, 2012 8:38 pm
Forum: Palms (including Cycads and Cordyline)
Topic: Trachycarpus nainital hardiness
Replies: 12
Views: 776

Re: Trachycarpus nainital hardiness

The garden is always open to visit
by Adrian
Fri Aug 24, 2012 6:56 pm
Forum: Palms (including Cycads and Cordyline)
Topic: Trachycarpus nainital hardiness
Replies: 12
Views: 776

Re: Trachycarpus nainital hardiness

Come down here and you can dig as many as you want, to be honest I struggle to get to a post office so I dont offer to post anything, sorry.
by Adrian
Thu Aug 23, 2012 6:24 pm
Forum: Palms (including Cycads and Cordyline)
Topic: Cycad help
Replies: 7
Views: 886

Re: Cycad help

Thats plain old meally bug, wash it off and then spray the leaves thoroughly with provado or similar as they get right down into the trunk, the mulch of coffee grinds will work to keep them at bay.
Yes always worth keeping Cycads unless they are soft and rotten.
by Adrian
Thu Aug 23, 2012 6:19 pm
Forum: Palms (including Cycads and Cordyline)
Topic: Trachycarpus nainital hardiness
Replies: 12
Views: 776

Re: Trachycarpus nainital hardiness

No idea about Sunderland but down here then no problem, best planted in the ground and left to get on with it.
I have hundreds of self sown naini's that make it, shame as it would save me work if they were cut back.
by Adrian
Thu Aug 23, 2012 5:59 pm
Forum: Exotic Gardeners Question Time - Ask Here :-) (Public)
Topic: Are nursery's getting away lightly?.
Replies: 39
Views: 1521

Re: Are nursery's getting away lightly?.

Im with Dave on this one, experience counts for absolute loads. Nothing against the way Karl has put his garden together but most people start with a few plants and learn how to grow them, then add a few more and so on doing it the slow way and learning as they go, mistakes are made but it doesnt br...
by Adrian
Tue Aug 14, 2012 8:12 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Football fans
Replies: 24
Views: 1022

Re: Football fans

Yes thats where you want to be Kate :lol:

Click on sign up next to log in button, do the business and get to spend £100m :wink:

Well done Mark, more the merrier.
by Adrian
Tue Aug 14, 2012 8:10 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Deformed maurelii
Replies: 7
Views: 774

Re: Deformed maurelii

They can happen at any time during growth Dave not just in the Spring.

Somewhere I'll have pictures to show what they are like but can I find them ?
by Adrian
Tue Aug 14, 2012 5:35 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Deformed maurelii
Replies: 7
Views: 774

Re: Deformed maurelii

Need a picture but first guess is the strangles, maurelli is a nightmare for it.
by Adrian
Mon Aug 13, 2012 7:33 pm
Forum: Palms (including Cycads and Cordyline)
Topic: Southsea Phoenix canariensis_CIDP seedlings
Replies: 7
Views: 435

Re: Southsea Phoenix canariensis_CIDP seedlings

Lost mine a couple of years ago.
Maybe it hated being in the red and white striped pot :lol:
by Adrian
Mon Aug 13, 2012 5:46 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Football fans
Replies: 24
Views: 1022

Football fans

Any footy fans out there ?
Fancy a shot at managing the elite ?
Want to be a part of the HTUK league ?

Look on the 'off topic' forum under fantasy footy for the chat.

Quick link to our league here...

Fantasy football: http://fantasy.premierleague.com

League code is 989927-241812
by Adrian
Wed Aug 08, 2012 8:36 pm
Forum: Palms (including Cycads and Cordyline)
Topic: Beckenham Butia
Replies: 16
Views: 1531

Re: Beckenham Butia

No theres nothing wrong with it :lol:
Not a yatay or it would be part of a compost heap long ago, probably planted as capitata but now regarded odorata.
by Adrian
Sun Aug 05, 2012 10:26 am
Forum: Palms (including Cycads and Cordyline)
Topic: In this country? Washingtonia
Replies: 112
Views: 8323

Re: On the edge of extinction - in this country? Washingtoni

Nathan's right, Washingtonia never has been thought of as UK hardy, never will be either. On the edge of extinction suggests they were established here in the first place. Sure there are some around but they are either in very favoured locations with idea micro climates or they are protected and wel...
by Adrian
Sat Aug 04, 2012 4:21 pm
Forum: Palms (including Cycads and Cordyline)
Topic: In this country? Washingtonia
Replies: 112
Views: 8323

Re: On the edge of extinction - in this country? Washingtoni

Alan and Lorella's pair in their front garden are apparently doing very well, I havent seen them for a year or so but Lorella mentioned them on the EPS, there wont be anything outside much bigger in this country Im sure
by Adrian
Sat Aug 04, 2012 8:59 am
Forum: Palms (including Cycads and Cordyline)
Topic: Variegated Caryota mitis (Fishtail Palm)
Replies: 31
Views: 2880

Re: Variegated Caryota mitis (Fishtail Palm)

OK Dave now Im going to make you feel good...... heres my last one, had several germinate but not variegated, had another one or two germinate with variegation but too much of it so they didnt get anywhere. This one sits in the greenhouse and has never had more than a pair of leaves at any one time,...