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by gtiboy
Thu Jan 30, 2014 6:46 pm
Forum: Cacti & Succulents, (including Yucca and Rock Plants)
Topic: Planting Yucca Rostrata..What Soil Requirements?
Replies: 10
Views: 1266

Re: Planting Yucca Rostrata..What Soil Requirements?

Yes i'll plant mine out in the spring, I'll think i'll use John Innes no3 with lots sand and grit. As for over potted im not sure on that one, I purchased mine from the palmcentre. I'll find out soon as i'd like to know if it's fully rooted to be plant out. If yours is 7 years old then I can only as...
by gtiboy
Wed Jan 29, 2014 11:51 pm
Forum: Cacti & Succulents, (including Yucca and Rock Plants)
Topic: Planting Yucca Rostrata..What Soil Requirements?
Replies: 10
Views: 1266

Re: Planting Yucca Rostrata..What Soil Requirements?

[quote="sanatic1234"]What size is your gtiboy? I amwanting to plant mine as well to free up more room for other plants when i get them, also thinking about planting the cycas revoulta to. :-)

My Rostrata is 100cm tall with 40cm of trunk, sitting in a 30ltr pot.
by gtiboy
Fri Jan 17, 2014 8:13 pm
Forum: Bananas and relatives (including Canna, Ginger, Heliconia etc)
Topic: Canna Tropicanna Hardy?
Replies: 3
Views: 538

Canna Tropicanna Hardy?

Does anyone know how hardy Canna Tropicanna is? can it survive a UK winter? If not how do you store them over winter?
by gtiboy
Tue Jan 14, 2014 6:11 pm
Forum: Cacti & Succulents, (including Yucca and Rock Plants)
Topic: Yucca Rostrata More Popular Than Rigida?
Replies: 7
Views: 844

Re: Yucca Rostrata More Popular Than Rigida?

JoelR wrote:I planted a 4 or 5 year old seedling out a couple of years ago. I didn't survive it's first winter planted out :(
Do you have a picture of what a 4/5 year old seedling looks like?
by gtiboy
Sat Jan 11, 2014 3:16 pm
Forum: Cacti & Succulents, (including Yucca and Rock Plants)
Topic: Dasylirion longissimum Leave Tips Going Brown?
Replies: 4
Views: 616

Re: Dasylirion longissimum Leave Tips Going Brown?

Thanks for the reply's, mines been left out in the garden with all this rain we've been getting, just hoping it can tolerate it.
by gtiboy
Sat Jan 11, 2014 3:14 pm
Forum: Cacti & Succulents, (including Yucca and Rock Plants)
Topic: Planting Yucca Rostrata..What Soil Requirements?
Replies: 10
Views: 1266

Planting Yucca Rostrata..What Soil Requirements?

Hi all,

In the spring I will attempt to plant my Yucca Rostrata in the garden taking it out of its pot. What is the best soil mixture when plating these. I'm aware it needs good drainage but what soil does it require?
by gtiboy
Sun Jan 05, 2014 2:19 pm
Forum: Cacti & Succulents, (including Yucca and Rock Plants)
Topic: Dasylirion longissimum Leave Tips Going Brown?
Replies: 4
Views: 616

Dasylirion longissimum Leave Tips Going Brown?

Hi All, I recently acquired a Dasylirion Longissimum from the Palm Centre as part of their 30% sale. The plants leaves at the tips are brown.. Is there something wrong with it or is this normal for Dasylirion Longissimum? I read online they grow faster in the ground than in the pot so wondering if t...
by gtiboy
Tue Dec 31, 2013 2:48 pm
Forum: Cacti & Succulents, (including Yucca and Rock Plants)
Topic: Yucca Rostrata More Popular Than Rigida?
Replies: 7
Views: 844

Yucca Rostrata More Popular Than Rigida?

Hi, I would like to know why Yucca Rostrata is more common to buy online / nurseries than Yucca Rigida - which I can hardly find any vendors for. Alot of websites claim it's hardy to -10 to -20 degrees Celsius. And generally known as the better looking Yucca.. So why is this particular Yucca not com...