LARGE PHOENIX CANARIENSIS PALMS IN THE UK.

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Re: LARGE PHOENIX CANARIENSIS PALMS IN THE UK.

Post by dino » Tue Jan 14, 2014 3:53 pm

Wow that's a wapping big palm :lol:

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Re: LARGE PHOENIX CANARIENSIS PALMS IN THE UK.

Post by Dave Brown » Tue Jan 14, 2014 9:57 pm

dino wrote:Wow that's a wapping big palm :lol:
with a gaudy pink wheelie bin right next to it :ahhh!: :ahhh!: :ahhh!:
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Post by Nathan » Wed Jan 15, 2014 1:31 pm

Nice palm, but could do with having the leaf bases trimmed a bit closer!

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Post by Dave Brown » Wed Jan 15, 2014 10:26 pm

Nathan wrote:Nice palm, but could do with having the leaf bases trimmed a bit closer!
Maybe I'll have a job after all :wink:
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Re: LARGE PHOENIX CANARIENSIS PALMS IN THE UK.

Post by Yorkshire Kris » Fri Jan 17, 2014 1:11 pm

Rob S wrote:
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Fantastic specimen but planted in a very unsuitable garden.

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Post by billdango » Sat Jan 18, 2014 1:06 pm

The one in St Denys looks much nicer but the trunk is not quite as thick and at least I do trim the leaf bases properly.

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Post by Rob S » Sat Jan 18, 2014 2:45 pm

Yorkshire Kris wrote:
Rob S wrote:
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Fantastic specimen but planted in a very unsuitable garden.
I don't see that it's an unsuitable garden, many villas in the Med have large Phoenix in small courtyards and look great, however i think it's probably the lack of any other vegetation in the street that makes it look a little out of place! As for it being badly maintained and scruffy i would suggest that the present occupants of this council owned property have little interest or knowledge of the tree that they have in their garden! I noticed a nice fairly large Washingtonia just round the corner in a back garden but unfortunately almost impossible to get a decent picture, just a glimpse as shown below.
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Post by Rob S » Sat Jan 18, 2014 2:50 pm

Washingtonia
Washingtonia

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Re: LARGE PHOENIX CANARIENSIS PALMS IN THE UK.

Post by Rob S » Fri Mar 07, 2014 9:50 pm

Mayfair, London, 7/3/14.
Mayfair, London, 7/3/14.
Mayfair, London, 7/3/14.
Mayfair, London, 7/3/14.

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Post by wintomato » Sat Mar 08, 2014 7:31 pm

I was surprised how many huge phoenix c's there were growing in people's tiny front gardens in Leytonstone in East London. Trunks starting to form. And there's a tree sized one in front of Hackney town hall of course.

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Post by Rob S » Sat Mar 08, 2014 7:39 pm

I believe there's three large ones outside Hackney Town Hall, a recent pic would be helpful!

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Re: LARGE PHOENIX CANARIENSIS PALMS IN THE UK.

Post by fern Rob » Mon Mar 10, 2014 12:14 am

The palms look great.

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Re: LARGE PHOENIX CANARIENSIS PALMS IN THE UK.

Post by Rob S » Wed Mar 26, 2014 9:25 pm

Took this picture yesterday, one of the few large Phoenix Canariensis on Canvey Island, Essex that made it through the winter of 2011/12 albeit with severe damage which explains the somewhat stunted new growth, hopefully by the end of this summer it will be back to it's former glory! The trunk is around 2m tall.
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Re: LARGE PHOENIX CANARIENSIS PALMS IN THE UK.

Post by Exotic Life » Fri Mar 28, 2014 11:03 am

Awesome. Really would like to see my own Phoenix canariensis_CIDP reaching a trunc height like that.

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Re: LARGE PHOENIX CANARIENSIS PALMS IN THE UK.

Post by wintomato » Fri Mar 28, 2014 11:35 am

in that case, you should bid on one of these!
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/PHOENIX-CANAR ... 4617c11a72

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