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by Sal73
Mon May 13, 2013 12:05 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: just been out spending
Replies: 21
Views: 950

Re: just been out spending

Guys they are out there , just find any garden center with a Dutch supplier got one myself in my local garden center , see few even in my local market and lots at MK garden show got mine at £15 as it was bit damage , but seen on sale at £20/25 ... http://i1113.photobucket.com/albums/k520/sal733/P102...
by Sal73
Sat May 11, 2013 8:07 am
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Sorbus sorbifolia sem
Replies: 5
Views: 415

Re: Sorbus sorbifolia sem

I agree , last year I`ve collected few seedling outside my work , just to practice myself in create semi bonsai , completely neglet all winter , left them outside with no water , under frost and they even fell off ...... they are completely fine and just about to sproud ..... I agree that is a an un...
by Sal73
Sat May 11, 2013 7:11 am
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Monstera Deliciosa Swiss Cheese Plant hardy?
Replies: 28
Views: 2859

Re: Monstera Deliciosa Swiss Cheese Plant hardy?

Stevie you can pick one up for £5 at homebase got one 3 years ago and managed to produce giant leaves in one season http://i1113.photobucket.com/albums/k520/sal733/monastaeragiantleaves.jpg untill the winter come and die down to the ground , all that happen in my greenhouse , the plant is still aliv...
by Sal73
Wed May 08, 2013 8:39 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: is this a yam? if so, what now?!!
Replies: 8
Views: 452

Re: is this a yam? if so, what now?!!

that`s a edible dioscorea bulbifera , maybe from Ghana , if hot enough will produce air potatoes and flower as well ,
hard to root , but when will start hard to stop .....overall there is a variety called discorea batatas , that can actually survive in UK .....
by Sal73
Thu May 02, 2013 4:57 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Eddoes and other eatable plants?
Replies: 113
Views: 8187

Re: Eddoes and other eatable plants?

I was just following an old thread , from the forum , Dave Brown done it , work really well
but don`t know what will I get .
as soon as will grow up a bit will try to get an ID

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by Sal73
Wed May 01, 2013 10:17 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Eddoes and other eatable plants?
Replies: 113
Views: 8187

Re: Eddoes and other eatable plants?

this one is new to me as well , alocasia runners sold as vegetables .... http://i1113.photobucket.com/albums/k520/sal733/canna%20e%20alocasia/SDC11155.jpg and also a strange discorea (soft yam) those strange long veg are alocasia or colocasia runners , actually sold as veg ......will post a picture...
by Sal73
Wed May 01, 2013 9:39 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Eddoes and other eatable plants?
Replies: 113
Views: 8187

Re: Eddoes and other eatable plants?

The soil is still too cold , I would wait at least mid may or as soon as it warm up plus as it too cold will mnot grow in size , is better wait and plant a bigger plant . Stevie , did you see the alocasia runner I got ? they started to grow , got the first 5 out , will post few picture as soon as th...
by Sal73
Wed May 01, 2013 7:05 am
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Eddoes and other eatable plants?
Replies: 113
Views: 8187

Re: Eddoes and other eatable plants?

Stevie great job , they do look good those are few of mine , differently from the main food chains supplyer , my local asian shop will have different variety every week , that means all different variety , different shape and color http://i1113.photobucket.com/albums/k520/sal733/canna%20e%20alocasia...
by Sal73
Sun Apr 14, 2013 7:02 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Eddoes and other eatable plants?
Replies: 113
Views: 8187

Re: Eddoes and other eatable plants?

Kiwi Berry

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by Sal73
Wed Apr 10, 2013 3:53 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Eddoes and other eatable plants?
Replies: 113
Views: 8187

Re: Eddoes and other eatable plants?

this one is new to me as well , alocasia runners sold as vegetables ....

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and also a strange discorea (soft yam)
by Sal73
Mon Apr 08, 2013 7:03 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Canna Stuttgart
Replies: 4
Views: 414

Re: Canna Stuttgart

Thank you so much , it will be a risk with the virus , but finger cross for it ...
by Sal73
Sun Apr 07, 2013 8:54 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Canna Stuttgart
Replies: 4
Views: 414

Canna Stuttgart

Guys , last year I`ve managed to buy a bulb of Stuttgart ,
just to realize that the only bulb I`ve lost in the greehouse was actually the stuttgart .

Can anyone suggest me where to buy one , or can sell me a bit
thank you all for the help
by Sal73
Fri Apr 05, 2013 7:27 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Eriobotya Japonica Loquat tree
Replies: 30
Views: 2566

Re: Eriobotya Japonica Loquat tree

Guys , I`ve seen a way of growing the loquat tree absolutely brilliant , but can`t find any pictures anywhere . I`ve seen many growed in this way and I just love it , the leaves are getting huge and the plant stay really gracefull . It called bonsai naturali , it`s an italian way of making bonsai , ...
by Sal73
Thu Apr 04, 2013 8:48 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Brugmansia vulcanicola
Replies: 5
Views: 536

Re: Brugmansia vulcanicola

Steph , I`ve tryed to place an order with no luck , even send them an email a week ago , but no reply at all .
by Sal73
Thu Apr 04, 2013 6:59 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Brugmansia vulcanicola
Replies: 5
Views: 536

Re: Brugmansia vulcanicola

Hi grub , the vulcanicola along with the sanguinea are the cold tolent variety ,
they are very expencive as they are really slow to grow , but the can live happy in an
unheated greenhouse.

I do have arboricola , but i was looking for more color .