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by tatter
Sun Nov 11, 2018 9:35 pm
Forum: Cacti & Succulents, (including Yucca and Rock Plants)
Topic: problem agave franzosinii
Replies: 3
Views: 661

problem agave franzosinii

Thank you for your thoughts Grevikeaaj
by GREVILLEAJ
Fri Nov 09, 2018 11:33 pm
Forum: Cacti & Succulents, (including Yucca and Rock Plants)
Topic: problem agave franzosinii
Replies: 3
Views: 661

problem agave franzosinii

... of 2017 and my plant sitter friend didn't water it for a month when he was away himself. This year while I was back in the UK for 11 weeks the Agave was well watered once a fortnight and no such blistering occurred. Needless to say the 30 year old specimen in my London garden has suffered with ...
by tatter
Fri Nov 09, 2018 3:49 pm
Forum: Cacti & Succulents, (including Yucca and Rock Plants)
Topic: problem agave franzosinii
Replies: 3
Views: 661

problem agave franzosinii

Hi Been meaning to post this for a few weeks now. Anybody any idea what as caused the discolourization on just one leaf of my Agave Franzosinii, It was outside for the summer(possible drips from overhang tree?)
by tracky ted
Sat Oct 13, 2018 4:25 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Overwintering Agaves
Replies: 9
Views: 1548

Overwintering Agaves

agave .jpg Built this structure to house my agave and cacti planted in the ground to let them grow unrestricted. If low temperatures are forecast I have fleece curtains I pull around. they had their last watering last week ...
by tatter
Tue Oct 02, 2018 12:14 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Overwintering Agaves
Replies: 9
Views: 1548

Overwintering Agaves

Good tip Dave .You can also get plastic pop up cloches at Home Bargins for £9.99each which do a good job of keeping Agave dry.
by JonC
Mon Oct 01, 2018 7:50 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Overwintering Agaves
Replies: 9
Views: 1548

Overwintering Agaves

... but then I plan to run brown silicone along all the edges to stop water running inside the frames. That's a job for this weekend. The agaves are Agave Americana I think. The green variety. The polycarbonate came from eBay. It was £40 delivered for 10 sheets and I needed to order two lots to ensure ...
by shanks60
Tue Aug 14, 2018 3:48 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: our small tropical garden
Replies: 18
Views: 3178

our small tropical garden

... 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 cloche but slugs destroyed it, never bothered with it before, anyway I removed a pup before winter and put in plastic greenhouse ...
by tatter
Thu Jul 19, 2018 8:15 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: List of reccomended online suppliers/nurseries?
Replies: 11
Views: 1707

List of reccomended online suppliers/nurseries?

i would also had Tropical Britain (mail order only) every time(3 times) I have ordered a 3 litre agave from them they have always been bursting there pots and full of roots. Could also try Big Plant nursery although I only used them once but plant was fine. icon_thumleft
by tracky ted
Sat Jul 07, 2018 10:49 am
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Winter records
Replies: 7
Views: 2062

Winter records

try again
agave.jpg
by tracky ted
Sat Jul 07, 2018 10:44 am
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Winter records
Replies: 7
Views: 2062

Winter records

agave.jpg
How they used to look AGAVE SALMIANA and the tall Cleistocactus Strausii
by tracky ted
Tue Jul 03, 2018 7:57 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Winter records
Replies: 7
Views: 2062

Winter records

... loaded EASYLOG temperature USB censor . End of Feb into March went below freezing continually over four days lowest being -7c . Rain protected agave Salmiana suffered a lot of damage looks very sick I don't know if it will recover. It was a good size big wide leaves the size of shovels my pride ...
by DiCasS
Mon Jul 02, 2018 2:31 pm
Forum: Cacti & Succulents, (including Yucca and Rock Plants)
Topic: Agave americana hardiness
Replies: 2
Views: 774

Agave americana hardiness

Mine is up against my south facing wall in a big pot and it came through this Winter with just damage to one or two outermost leaves. I hardly protected it, I say hardly, I did protect it with fleece in December when we had the snow, but took it off when the snow had gone so went totally unprotected...
by tatter
Sun Jul 01, 2018 9:18 pm
Forum: Cacti & Succulents, (including Yucca and Rock Plants)
Topic: Agave americana hardiness
Replies: 2
Views: 774

Agave americana hardiness

... drained they are how dry kept in winter and age of plant .may I suggest you look under the exotics tab at top of page then succulents and then Agave Americana. Hardiness rating varies between 1c and -6c depending on what you want to believe .They do not like being frozen I understand. Varigated ...
by Adam r
Sun Jul 01, 2018 7:59 pm
Forum: Cacti & Succulents, (including Yucca and Rock Plants)
Topic: Agave americana hardiness
Replies: 2
Views: 774

Agave americana hardiness

Do anyone know how hardy Agave americana is and is the variegated form as hardy? I have one planted in the garden and a couple in pots and they all made it through the winter unscathed. The only protection they had was a piece of ply ...
by simpleton2
Tue Jun 26, 2018 6:01 am
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Winter 2017/2018 Beast from the East survivors
Replies: 6
Views: 1224

Winter 2017/2018 Beast from the East survivors

... dead). Two pots of agapanthas only started emerging a few weeks back (after I'd just about given up and bought some replacements) and an agave which was in the ground and turned to mush has thrown up a new shoot. I put my citrus into dormancy over winter for the first time (in an unheated ...