Cycas revoluta -remains of last flush or start of new flush?

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Cycas revoluta -remains of last flush or start of new flush?

Post by cordyman » Sat Jul 23, 2011 1:56 pm

Are the tiny light coloured fronds remains of last flush or start of another?

Does the crown have to open up apart in centre for new flush

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Re: sago the remains of last flush or start of new flush?

Post by The Codfather » Mon Jul 25, 2011 2:07 pm

old....it always flush's from the centre.
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Re: sago the remains of last flush or start of new flush?

Post by jimhardy » Mon Jul 25, 2011 2:56 pm

And yes,it will need to open up in the center to flush again.


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Re: sago the remains of last flush or start of new flush?

Post by Yorkshire Kris » Mon Jul 25, 2011 3:54 pm

That's a very healthy looking one Cordy. Another thing to look out for before a flush is that the leaves become a bit more lax and start turning yellow, drawing all the nutrients out of the old leaves and into the new ones.


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Re: sago the remains of last flush or start of new flush?

Post by kata » Mon Jul 25, 2011 7:59 pm

Do the old pruned fronds rot off eventually ??

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Re: Cycas revoluta -remains of last flush or start of new fl

Post by DiCasS » Mon Jul 25, 2011 8:33 pm

I wanted to weep when I read this

http://www.gardenstew.com/about22611.html

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Re: Cycas revoluta -remains of last flush or start of new fl

Post by kata » Mon Jul 25, 2011 8:39 pm

Yes Di,

Roundup should do the trick :o :o :( :(

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Re: Cycas revoluta -remains of last flush or start of new fl

Post by Nigel Fear » Mon Jul 25, 2011 8:56 pm

DiCasS wrote:I wanted to weep when I read this

http://www.gardenstew.com/about22611.html

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Re: Cycas revoluta -remains of last flush or start of new fl

Post by DiCasS » Mon Jul 25, 2011 9:04 pm

:lol: :lol: :lol:

Its a beauty - they come easy - and the measures we go to, to get ours through the Winter :lol:

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Re: Cycas revoluta -remains of last flush or start of new fl

Post by Simba » Tue Jul 26, 2011 12:47 am

I thought everything was supposed to be bigger in Texas....?
Clearly, brains are not..!!

What an absolute plank to want to poison a plant like that, ANDthose comments are on a gardening website....!!

Americans never do cease to astound me.... :roll:


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Re: Cycas revoluta -remains of last flush or start of new fl

Post by musabasjoos » Tue Jul 26, 2011 6:47 am

Simba wrote:I thought everything was supposed to be bigger in Texas....?
Clearly, brains are not..!!

What an absolute plank to want to poison a plant like that, ANDthose comments are on a gardening website....!!

Americans never do cease to astound me.... :roll:
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Re: Cycas revoluta -remains of last flush or start of new fl

Post by Dave Brown » Tue Jul 26, 2011 7:20 am

Simba wrote:I thought everything was supposed to be bigger in Texas....?
Clearly, brains are not..!!

What an absolute plank to want to poison a plant like that, ANDthose comments are on a gardening website....!!

Americans never do cease to astound me.... :roll:
Maybe they are everywhere out there. Nurseries don't think it a good use of their time to dig it out, and I bet they are far, far cheaper over there than here. :wink:

A bit like offering a Nursery to come and dig out your Leylandii :lol:
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Re: Cycas revoluta -remains of last flush or start of new fl

Post by kata » Tue Jul 26, 2011 7:24 am

A bit like offering a Nursery to come and dig out your Leylandii
I wish Dave, how I wish.

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Re: Cycas revoluta -remains of last flush or start of new fl

Post by gdudey » Tue Jul 26, 2011 12:22 pm

I'd sooner get rid of the Aunt


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Re: Cycas revoluta -remains of last flush or start of new fl

Post by jcec1 » Tue Jul 26, 2011 12:52 pm

Dave Brown wrote:
Maybe they are everywhere out there. Nurseries don't think it a good use of their time to dig it out, and I bet they are far, far cheaper over there than here. :wink:

A bit like offering a Nursery to come and dig out your Leylandii :lol:
Lived in Texas for 5 years. They are everywhere and they will flush 2 or 3 times a year so they grow much quicker than over here, you can pick up a rugbyball sized caudex plant for about $40.


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