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by Colchester Lee
Tue Jun 11, 2019 7:44 pm
Forum: Exotic Gardeners Question Time - Ask Here :-) (Public)
Topic: Dasylirion Advice Please
Replies: 6
Views: 317

Dasylirion Advice Please

Thanks guys
I had already potted it up in free draining soil and it seems to be doing well, will move into the greenhouse over the winter months
by Colchester Lee
Fri May 24, 2019 10:31 pm
Forum: Exotic Gardeners Question Time - Ask Here :-) (Public)
Topic: Hosta Question
Replies: 3
Views: 176

Hosta Question

Thanks, going to give it a go. I'm plagued with 🐌 and have always had poor results with Hostas. However, a variety called Sum and Substance is proving to be pretty resistant so far!
by Colchester Lee
Fri May 24, 2019 5:57 pm
Forum: Exotic Gardeners Question Time - Ask Here :-) (Public)
Topic: Hosta Question
Replies: 3
Views: 176

Hosta Question

I have purchased my Hostas purely for the foliage effect and find the flowers negligible, my question is; if I remove the flower stem will the plant put more energy and growth into producing stronger foliage?
Many thanks
Lee
by Colchester Lee
Fri May 17, 2019 5:18 pm
Forum: Exotic Gardeners Question Time - Ask Here :-) (Public)
Topic: Dasylirion Advice Please
Replies: 6
Views: 317

Dasylirion Advice Please

Hi, I rescued this Dasylirion from casualty corner, it's pot bound in it's 12L pot so I will pot it on. Obviously it is a little the worse for wear with the spears being dry and feathery at the ends, perhaps it has suffered from over watering? Any tips on how I can nurture it back to its best would ...
by Colchester Lee
Wed May 15, 2019 12:01 pm
Forum: Exotic Gardeners Question Time - Ask Here :-) (Public)
Topic: Palm Help & Advice Please
Replies: 6
Views: 288

Palm Help & Advice Please

This Palm which is approximately 1 foot in height has been in its current position in the garden for 12-18 months without issue. Today upon inspection I discovered that the new growth from the centre had died and it came away from the plant without effort. Do I have a big problem with this Palm and ...
by Colchester Lee
Fri May 10, 2019 9:43 am
Forum: Palms (including Cycads and Cordyline)
Topic: Washingtonia robusta, advice please
Replies: 4
Views: 208

Washingtonia robusta, advice please

Hi, I got this Washingtonia robusta today, it has four trunks ranging between 8-11 cm in circumference and it is pot bound (21cm pot) and will need potting up. However, before I do anything I would appreciate some advice please. 1) Should I pot it on as it is,or can it/should it be split up? 2) If l...
by Colchester Lee
Mon May 06, 2019 7:26 pm
Forum: Exotic Gardeners Question Time - Ask Here :-) (Public)
Topic: Can anyone ID this please
Replies: 2
Views: 150

Can anyone ID this please

Thanks Steve, I shall look it up
by Colchester Lee
Sun May 05, 2019 1:57 pm
Forum: Exotic Gardeners Question Time - Ask Here :-) (Public)
Topic: Can anyone ID this please
Replies: 2
Views: 150

Can anyone ID this please

Hi, can anyone help ID this please?
Very broad leaves and stands 18-24 inches tall
Thanks
Lee
by Colchester Lee
Thu May 02, 2019 8:47 pm
Forum: Aroids (Alocasia, Arums, Colocasia etc.)
Topic: Taro Advice Please
Replies: 2
Views: 120

Taro Advice Please

Thanks Tatter