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by redsquirrel
Thu Dec 12, 2013 7:26 am
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Lancewood tree
Replies: 21
Views: 851

Re: Lancewood tree

not long,i guess around 4 yearsthey will easily do 2ft a year as mine did this year but given a good spring you could double that.
got a little gem this year,p.trifoliata.
will try and find a reference link tonight
by redsquirrel
Wed Dec 11, 2013 6:07 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Lancewood tree
Replies: 21
Views: 851

Re: Lancewood tree

i had 3 all over 12ft died at -10 that winter a few years back.2 newer ones have been fine since with lows of about -6 icon_thumright
by redsquirrel
Wed Dec 11, 2013 7:29 am
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: This winter is flying by! lack of cold or?
Replies: 47
Views: 1431

Re: This winter is flying by! lack of cold or?

:lol: Who'd have thought a 40 year old tree would have grown taller than a human at full stretch? Next week they'll be reporting on how water magically started to disappear from puddles in Uttoxeter when the sun came out in July :o id swear that happened here once but i never said nothing incase pe...
by redsquirrel
Mon Dec 09, 2013 7:06 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Looking to buy another palm
Replies: 28
Views: 1197

Re: Looking to buy another palm

Derrick,give Nigel a ring or pm on here,go see what hes got and take the biggest car you can lay your hands on as hes so good to deal with,you will probably get one twice as big as expected for same money.i think he stocks georges waggies from palmhouse too,or did at one point so take plenty of spon...
by redsquirrel
Sat Nov 30, 2013 8:52 am
Forum: HTUK Member Blogs
Topic: Arlons Blog: Propagating Cycas revoluta "aurea" ..SUCCESS !
Replies: 1410
Views: 70572

Re: Arlons Blog: Propagating Cycas revoluta "aurea" by seed

maybe your mate Ivan could ship you some from his homeland :wink: :wink: icon_thumleft :lol:
by redsquirrel
Wed Nov 27, 2013 9:54 pm
Forum: Weather and Climatology (public)
Topic: Your current weather in one word...
Replies: 3419
Views: 78985

Re: Your current weather in one word...

ive got one w/s showing 9.6 and the other 9.5c unreal compared to the last few nights 8) 8)
by redsquirrel
Mon Nov 25, 2013 8:13 am
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Source of non-white fleece?
Replies: 12
Views: 408

Re: Source of non-white fleece?

quick tip for cheap fleece,dont store it outside in the light.mine biodegraded.should have seen the mess i made saturday pulling it out of the polytunnel :lol: :lol: :lol:
by redsquirrel
Sat Nov 23, 2013 10:52 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: First night wrapping in the garden, enjoyed it, anyone else?
Replies: 19
Views: 672

Re: First night wrapping in the garden, enjoyed it, anyone e

first time i did it,took 5 hours to get it up and both hands covered in blisters.

thankfully now ive mastered using the makita,makes all the screwing in much easier :wink: :wink:
by redsquirrel
Sat Nov 23, 2013 1:34 pm
Forum: Palms (including Cycads and Cordyline)
Topic: Who knows of LARGE Washingtonia palms - DISCUSS HERE
Replies: 49
Views: 4091

Re: Who knows of LARGE Washingtonia palms - DISCUSS HERE

I have a quite big Washy (Phoenix canariensis_CIDP as well) but not posting them because I'm not in the UK. However I like to see you guys posting those big palms, keep continue please. :) just post them anyway EL, half of the forum wont pay any attention to your location, its pics most are interes...
by redsquirrel
Sat Nov 23, 2013 1:28 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: First night wrapping in the garden, enjoyed it, anyone else?
Replies: 19
Views: 672

Re: First night wrapping in the garden, enjoyed it, anyone e

started myself this morning,the big rain shelters gone up,now down to 1.75 hours erection time,happy days :D :D
by redsquirrel
Sat Nov 23, 2013 1:21 pm
Forum: New Members Introduce yourself here ;-) (public)
Topic: Hi from Wild Wet Wiltshire
Replies: 49
Views: 2257

Re: Hi from Wild Wet Wiltshire

gently tie a cocktail stick to the stem and poke it in further icon_thumright
once roots spread,it ought to cling on its own and keep the soil in with it,pack a bit of gravel in with that after,might help keep it in if it rains
by redsquirrel
Fri Nov 22, 2013 7:36 am
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Frost damage on various exotics.
Replies: 25
Views: 936

Re: Frost damage on various exotics.

GoggleboxUK wrote:You'll scare them Kris, one sight of Facebook and they'll think they'll be turned into hoody wearing text-speaking, X Factor watching zombies!

:lol:
sorry goggs but if you dont like it, you dont like it.i dont and wont,too much friggin hassle for pc illiterates like me
by redsquirrel
Fri Nov 22, 2013 7:30 am
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: How much of an exotic gardener are you QUIZ!
Replies: 38
Views: 1247

Re: How much of an exotic gardener are you QUIZ!

Bloody cheek :lol: :lol: :lol: Says one day I'll own my own Tropical Paradise. 83% :lol: Exotic Gardener %.JPG Suspect it is as I hate winter but don't get freaked by it, and I BBQ rather than a hammock under the palms as the BBQ is is the sun, and the palms are too far apart to string a hammock. t...
by redsquirrel
Wed Nov 20, 2013 6:28 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Late Paul Higginson Succulent Collection sale -Sun 10th Nov
Replies: 21
Views: 1615

Re: Late Paul Higginson Succulent Collection sale -Sun 10th

a good number of them were reserved for me to collect foe debs next weekend.