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by gabriel
Wed Feb 26, 2014 7:27 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: How much is your water bill?
Replies: 41
Views: 1959

Re: How much is your water bill?

386 quid for me.
by gabriel
Tue Feb 04, 2014 8:25 pm
Forum: Bananas and relatives (including Canna, Ginger, Heliconia etc)
Topic: I think Musa Thai black could be hardy! :D
Replies: 12
Views: 796

Re: I think Musa Thai black could be hardy! :D

Kris I keep mine in the unheated greenhouse. So far no problems it has retained 5ft of trunk. Did it survive heated last winter as well? Kris, This is my first winter with thai black, so can't comment on previous winters. My greenhouse is not heated at all, and so far so good. Plan was to move it t...
by gabriel
Tue Feb 04, 2014 5:41 pm
Forum: Bananas and relatives (including Canna, Ginger, Heliconia etc)
Topic: I think Musa Thai black could be hardy! :D
Replies: 12
Views: 796

Re: I think Musa Thai black could be hardy! :D

Kris I keep mine in the unheated greenhouse. So far no problems it has retained 5ft of trunk.
by gabriel
Sun Jan 26, 2014 11:43 am
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Save the Ensete
Replies: 52
Views: 2943

Re: Save the Ensete

Tom2006 wrote:Has anyone managed to track down a supplier of hiniba?
I have spoken with StevieW about Hiniba. He said that if it would be enough interest he might prop one of his this year icon_thumright
by gabriel
Sun Jan 26, 2014 11:36 am
Forum: Bananas and relatives (including Canna, Ginger, Heliconia etc)
Topic: Musa AeAe corm
Replies: 77
Views: 6707

Re: Musa AeAe corm

Thanks for that Mick. icon_thumleft

I am thinking of getting myself one of AeAe. Just wondered how difficult is it to keep it alive :lol:

You just prove it, it is possible.
by gabriel
Fri Jan 24, 2014 10:45 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Happy Birthday to Redsquirrel
Replies: 18
Views: 1180

Re: Happy Birthday to Redsquirrel

Happy birthday Darren.
by gabriel
Thu Jan 23, 2014 10:51 am
Forum: Palms (including Cycads and Cordyline)
Topic: Nannorrhops
Replies: 21
Views: 1583

Re: Nannorrhops

Blairs wrote:
redsquirrel wrote:
nail on head icon_thumleft watch them grow instead of steadily decline
So Nannorrhops ritchiana is not that hardy in the UK or is it they need warmer summers to grow well?
Bit of both actually. It doesn't like wet winters.....and we don't have hot enough summers for it to do well.
by gabriel
Wed Jan 22, 2014 10:57 pm
Forum: Bananas and relatives (including Canna, Ginger, Heliconia etc)
Topic: Musa AeAe corm
Replies: 77
Views: 6707

Re: Musa AeAe corm

Very nice Mick. Do you keep it on a heat mat?
by gabriel
Sun Jan 19, 2014 11:07 am
Forum: Bananas and relatives (including Canna, Ginger, Heliconia etc)
Topic: Musa AeAe corm
Replies: 77
Views: 6707

Re: Musa AeAe corm

Hi Mick.
Any updates on your aeae. Is it sailing through this winter ok?
by gabriel
Tue Jan 14, 2014 2:17 pm
Forum: HTUK Member Blogs
Topic: Arlons Blog: Propagating Cycas revoluta "aurea" ..SUCCESS !
Replies: 1410
Views: 75439

Re: Arlons Blog: New arrival, Cycas thouarsii

Looks great Mark. Good buy
by gabriel
Sat Jan 11, 2014 9:40 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Would you buy a 8ft Cordyline for 50 pounds
Replies: 27
Views: 1575

Re: Would you buy a 8ft Cordyline for 50 pounds

If it's potted maybe. If not don't waste your money. They don't transplant well.
by gabriel
Sat Jan 11, 2014 10:55 am
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Plants for THIS year.
Replies: 62
Views: 2740

Re: Plants for THIS year.

I am after musa aeae this year.
by gabriel
Thu Jan 09, 2014 6:19 pm
Forum: Cacti & Succulents, (including Yucca and Rock Plants)
Topic: Dasylirion longissimum Leave Tips Going Brown?
Replies: 4
Views: 613

Re: Dasylirion longissimum Leave Tips Going Brown?

As said before brown tips are normal, nothing to worry about.
by gabriel
Tue Jan 07, 2014 9:11 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Polar Vortex To Plunge US Temperatures to -50C
Replies: 73
Views: 3377

Re: Polar Vortex To Plunge US Temperatures to -50C

Where I am from -25 during winter time is normal. Back home they have had -38 during night times, and -33 during the day for 3 weeks last wwinter.
by gabriel
Sat Jan 04, 2014 2:58 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Palm Centre Winter Sale 2013
Replies: 45
Views: 2319

Re: Palm Centre Winter Sale 2013

Good buy.