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by griphuz
Tue Mar 18, 2014 9:10 am
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Cordyline Banksii
Replies: 13
Views: 1181

Re: Cordyline Banksii

Seeds are easy to find, but plants I have rarely encountered.
http://www.rarepalmseeds.com/pix/CorBan.shtml

Are you going to plant it out and leave it out in winter?

Kind regards,
Remko.
by griphuz
Tue Feb 25, 2014 2:23 pm
Forum: Ferns and Treeferns
Topic: Blue Fern.
Replies: 30
Views: 3067

Re: Blue Fern.

You're welcome ;)

Furthermore, I have serious doubts Phlebodium pseudoaureum will be hardy in zone 7, although many are saying they should be.
Kind regards,
Remko.
by griphuz
Sat Feb 22, 2014 4:53 pm
Forum: Ferns and Treeferns
Topic: Blue Fern.
Replies: 30
Views: 3067

Re: Blue Fern.

These are two different plants, that as a matter of fact have nothing to do with eachother! The first is Phlebodium pseudoaureum, possibly var. 'Virginia Blue'. This previously used to be Polypodium areolatum. http://plantlust.com/plants/phlebodium-pseudoaureum/ The second plant is Dryopteris siebol...
by griphuz
Mon Feb 17, 2014 11:52 am
Forum: Bananas and relatives (including Canna, Ginger, Heliconia etc)
Topic: I think Musa Thai black could be hardy! :D
Replies: 12
Views: 777

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

If that is the criteria for hardy,.......then a LOT of Musa's are hardy! :)

Kind regards,
Remko.
by griphuz
Wed Jan 22, 2014 11:49 am
Forum: Ferns and Treeferns
Topic: The Bamboo Ferns (Coniogramme)
Replies: 22
Views: 4577

Re: The Bamboo Ferns (Coniogramme)

@Roman: Do you have any pictures, and are you growing more specialist ferns?

Kind regards,
Remko.
by griphuz
Fri Nov 08, 2013 10:14 am
Forum: Bananas and relatives (including Canna, Ginger, Heliconia etc)
Topic: Musa zaifui brought in for winter
Replies: 27
Views: 1573

Re: Musa zaifui brought in for winter

Very nice indeed!
Do the leaves feel hard like sikkimensis of soft like basjoo?

Kind regards,
Remko.
by griphuz
Tue Oct 22, 2013 9:08 am
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: schefflera seeds and flowers
Replies: 15
Views: 944

Re: schefflera seeds and flowers

Ah, so it's Schefflera affinis chapana in full.
Nice! :)

Could you spare a few berries maybe?

Kind regards,
Remko.
by griphuz
Mon Oct 21, 2013 9:41 am
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: schefflera seeds and flowers
Replies: 15
Views: 944

Re: schefflera seeds and flowers

Never heard of this species,...is schefflera chapana the full name?

Kind regards,
Remko.
by griphuz
Fri Oct 04, 2013 8:36 am
Forum: Ferns and Treeferns
Topic: cyathea lepifera
Replies: 10
Views: 1029

Re: cyathea lepifera

What is MPS in Holland? A lot of people claim to know a lit about Cyathea's these days, personally I can't see the difference in many of them (a part from the regular species like medullaris, cooperi, brownii, smithii, australis and dealbata). Also, when claims are made of something being a lepifera...
by griphuz
Wed Oct 02, 2013 12:02 pm
Forum: Ferns and Treeferns
Topic: cyathea lepifera
Replies: 10
Views: 1029

Re: cyathea lepifera

Have you got any pictures?

Kind regards,
Remko.
by griphuz
Tue Sep 17, 2013 2:17 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Hessian Sacking - Dicksonia protection
Replies: 82
Views: 2649

Re: Hessian Sacking - Dicksonia protection

My goodness, people are talking about the amount of HOURS the frosts last,....we've had more than 2 weeks of solid -20C, that's what I call a horror winter,... I wonder if with decent protection I could leave a Dicksonia out planted in the ground. Maybe if I plant is closer to the house,.. Kind rega...
by griphuz
Thu Sep 12, 2013 10:53 am
Forum: Bananas and relatives (including Canna, Ginger, Heliconia etc)
Topic: Are these cannas virused? (cos Ill dump if they are)
Replies: 8
Views: 535

Re: Are these cannas virused? (cos Ill dump if they are)

Nope, they're all clean. Just some caterpillar damage I guess,....nothing to worry about.

Kind regards,
Remko.
by griphuz
Mon Sep 09, 2013 1:10 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Musa zaifui becomes a highly desirable banana
Replies: 27
Views: 1882

Re: Musa zaifui becomes a highly desirable banana

570 m is not really high up,...is it?

Kind regards,
Remko.
by griphuz
Fri Aug 30, 2013 12:35 pm
Forum: Bananas and relatives (including Canna, Ginger, Heliconia etc)
Topic: Musa Sanguinea
Replies: 10
Views: 931

Re: Musa Sanguinea

Where did you find rubinea Tony? Interesting species.

Kind regards,
Remko.
by griphuz
Wed Aug 28, 2013 8:25 am
Forum: Bananas and relatives (including Canna, Ginger, Heliconia etc)
Topic: Musa Sanguinea
Replies: 10
Views: 931

Re: Musa Sanguinea

Tony,
The seeds were collected at the University of Gent, Belgium.
Where that plant originated I don't know.

Kind regards,
Remko.