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by GREVILLEAJ
Sat Dec 07, 2019 11:19 pm
Forum: New Members Introduce yourself here ;-) (public)
Topic: Thanks for accepting me.
Replies: 1
Views: 27

Thanks for accepting me.

Welcome to HTUK, Nige icon_cheers For someone new to exotics it seems you are already a success story. Ensete ventricosum are notoriously difficult to start from seed and many members in ťhe past have only got a plant from repeated sowing attemprs, me included! My one plant came up by accident in th...
by GREVILLEAJ
Sat Dec 07, 2019 11:01 pm
Forum: Weather and Climatology (public)
Topic: Your current weather in one word...
Replies: 3489
Views: 94744

Your current weather in one word...

MostlyCloudy
by GREVILLEAJ
Fri Dec 06, 2019 10:35 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: The Best of... A discussion thread
Replies: 6
Views: 453

The Best of... A discussion thread

Wish list:

Colocasias elepaio*, mojito*, illustris, Hawaian range, Thailand giant.

Musas Ae-Ae, Siam Ruby*, Zebrina*

Ensetes Hiniba, Montebelardii*

Agaves ovatifolia, cream spike*

* Indicates trying again. Subjects lost over the years!
by GREVILLEAJ
Wed Dec 04, 2019 11:18 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: The Best of... A discussion thread
Replies: 6
Views: 453

The Best of... A discussion thread

Specials: Pseudopansx Laetus. Generous pruning allows larger, very exotic leaves. Pseudopanax Lessonii variegata. Looks for all the world like the popular houseplants Schefflera arboricola.ñm k Eucalyptus nitens. Juvenile leaves almost lòok metallic. Euphorbia mellifera. Self seeds freely and serves...
by GREVILLEAJ
Tue Dec 03, 2019 11:35 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: The Best of... A discussion thread
Replies: 6
Views: 453

The Best of... A discussion thread

Hi Chad. Surprised to read about the lack of response to this thread and I have to admit I am unintentionally guilty. I think I was let down by the fat finger syndrome as I remember submitting a long post a couple of days after your entry. Now I can't find it so I must have inadvertently deleted it....
by GREVILLEAJ
Sat Nov 30, 2019 11:44 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Snapped banana
Replies: 4
Views: 360

Snapped banana

PS. Worth noting that a company sells dormant corms and small pseudostem of velutina. So a good possibility of success with yours.
by GREVILLEAJ
Sat Nov 30, 2019 11:43 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Snapped banana
Replies: 4
Views: 360

Snapped banana

I believe .... that helps :wink:
by GREVILLEAJ
Sat Nov 30, 2019 9:03 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Snapped banana
Replies: 4
Views: 360

Snapped banana

Hi, Hiphop.To have snapped so low down the pseudostem makes reshooting rather unlikely. Nothing lost by keeping it warm (to promote growth) and almost dry (to prevent rot). If growth appears on the stem you've saved it. If the cut end turns black it definitely won't reshòot. Should nothing happen af...