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by doncasterpalmguy123
Tue Apr 01, 2014 10:23 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: What new plants will you try in 2014?
Replies: 63
Views: 4554

Re: What new plants will you try in 2014?

Would love a gunner and an ensete maurelii. Anyone know anywhere could get them in South Yorkshire?? :D
by doncasterpalmguy123
Thu Mar 27, 2014 11:22 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Pine tree/shrub to I'D please
Replies: 16
Views: 975

Re: Pine tree/shrub to I'D please

To be fair i would also have said taxis bacatta the Yew. :D
by doncasterpalmguy123
Tue Mar 11, 2014 2:53 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: hardy citrus
Replies: 19
Views: 1661

Re: hardy citrus

wendylg wrote:Very interested in seeds happy to pay postage. If still available how do I provide address doncasterpalmguy please
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Ah im terribly sorry but i have no seeds left my friend, i was just exclaiming my excitement for the growth of my seedlings :D
by doncasterpalmguy123
Mon Mar 10, 2014 8:06 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: hardy citrus
Replies: 19
Views: 1661

Re: hardy citrus

Hi all - just resurrecting this old thread as someone in the US kindly sent me some hardy citrus seeds: changsa orange and ichangsis lemon to be precise. Apparently they're both cold/moisture hardy so could be a good option for the UK. They have been sprouting really easily so thought I'd post on h...
by doncasterpalmguy123
Sun Mar 09, 2014 10:28 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Musa Basjoo Unwrapped this weekend
Replies: 29
Views: 1830

Re: Musa Basjoo Unwrapped this weekend

They're looking good pete and what a great day to do it on. Unfortunatly were still gonna be getting some -2C temps up here :roll:
by doncasterpalmguy123
Sun Mar 09, 2014 7:24 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: New Butia beast is home! Need a feed?
Replies: 21
Views: 1319

Re: New Butia beast is home! Need a feed?

Make sure to keep us updated sam, would love to see a pic of it in the ground or whatever :-)
by doncasterpalmguy123
Sat Mar 08, 2014 8:22 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: New Butia beast is home! Need a feed?
Replies: 21
Views: 1319

Re: New Butia beast is home! Need a feed?

The small leaf size may be due to living in our climate, i have found through observation that palms seem to make smaller leaves in cooler climates so they loose less water through their leaves. Where many butias you may have seen before may have been imported from abroad, spain for example. :D What...
by doncasterpalmguy123
Sat Mar 08, 2014 6:25 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: This Saturday is looking very promising indeed! 14*c
Replies: 52
Views: 1900

Re: This Saturday is looking very promising indeed! 14*c

16C highest temps up here with us going down to 7C (lowest) tonight. Had -1C last night. :x I envy your southern climate :lol:
by doncasterpalmguy123
Sat Mar 08, 2014 4:42 pm
Forum: Other Exotics
Topic: PLANT ID!!!
Replies: 5
Views: 501

Re: PLANT ID!!!

Thanks for the help guys, quite a handsome species now I've looked on the tinternet. :D
by doncasterpalmguy123
Sat Mar 08, 2014 3:24 pm
Forum: Other Exotics
Topic: PLANT ID!!!
Replies: 5
Views: 501

Re: PLANT ID!!!

And another
by doncasterpalmguy123
Sat Mar 08, 2014 3:21 pm
Forum: Other Exotics
Topic: PLANT ID!!!
Replies: 5
Views: 501

PLANT ID!!!

Greetings all, so today i decided to go to a local green space because someone has has a pile of rubble and garden contents just dumped there because its common land. Anyway the pile has been there for some time now so the garden plants seem to have established in the nice meadow habitat. When inves...
by doncasterpalmguy123
Sat Mar 08, 2014 12:31 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Re-design a Hardy Exotic garden. Ideas please
Replies: 6
Views: 589

Re: Re-design a Hardy Exotic garden. Ideas please

Looks exciting, keep u updated! Would love to see a picture of the garden now and one in the summer when every things out! :D
by doncasterpalmguy123
Thu Mar 06, 2014 11:31 pm
Forum: Palms (including Cycads and Cordyline)
Topic: Kew Jubaea - Dead!
Replies: 18
Views: 1460

Re: Kew Jubaea - Dead!

kata wrote:Its gives wine, it flowers, and it gives fruit.
To be fair it only gives wine when felled so that is only an asset to it now.

Sad to hear about though, first came across it on David Attenbrough's life of plants.
by doncasterpalmguy123
Thu Mar 06, 2014 11:22 pm
Forum: HTUK Member Blogs
Topic: Cheshirepalms blog - Planning for a new arid bed.
Replies: 193
Views: 11077

Re: Its Spring time to cut the grass!

Hi man, how old is your agave americana? :D
by doncasterpalmguy123
Thu Mar 06, 2014 11:22 pm
Forum: HTUK Member Blogs
Topic: Cheshirepalms blog - Planning for a new arid bed.
Replies: 193
Views: 11077

Re: Its Spring time to cut the grass!

Hi man, how old is your agave americana? :D