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by Josh
Wed Jan 22, 2020 11:54 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: The Best of... A discussion thread
Replies: 21
Views: 2925

The Best of... A discussion thread

This is my first winter exotic Gardening so can't really comment. But going by what has done well over the last year I would say definitely Bananas. My Musa Yunnanensis and Cheesemani both Doubled in size. My Basjoo barely put on 10cm but has started to grow already along with my Sikkimensis. My fas...
by Josh
Sat Jun 01, 2019 6:48 pm
Forum: Bananas and relatives (including Canna, Ginger, Heliconia etc)
Topic: Musa cheesmanii and Musa yunnanensis
Replies: 2
Views: 422

Musa cheesmanii and Musa yunnanensis

I've just received a Musa Yunnanensis and Musa cheesmanii, both ordered from eBay and both fairly good sized plants. I was hoping to find a Musa xishuangbanna 'mekong giant' but have not gotten lucky yet, but my Searching found the previously mentioned two musas. My question is has, or does anybody ...
by Josh
Mon May 27, 2019 5:46 pm
Forum: New Members Introduce yourself here ;-) (public)
Topic: New member from Poole/Bournemouth
Replies: 8
Views: 1265

New member from Poole/Bournemouth

As I did mention in my first post here are some images of my current plants https://i.postimg.cc/zbQtqFwF/IMG-20190527-145727.jpg My Musa Basjoo, Sikimensis, Queen Palm and Mexican Blue fan https://i.postimg.cc/HJBvhgVK/IMG-20190527-145735.jpg Mediterranean Date Palm, Dwarf Fan, Trachycarpus nova ht...
by Josh
Mon May 06, 2019 7:20 pm
Forum: New Members Introduce yourself here ;-) (public)
Topic: Another one from Poole, Dorset
Replies: 5
Views: 725

Another one from Poole, Dorset

It's nice to see another local member from Poole
by Josh
Tue Apr 16, 2019 9:29 pm
Forum: New Members Introduce yourself here ;-) (public)
Topic: Introducing my garden, from Poole, Dorset
Replies: 8
Views: 933

Introducing my garden, from Poole, Dorset

Hello Kate, it is a small world I have just seen your comment in my introduction, I also live in Parkstone. Your garden looks amazing. I am looking at getting a Strelizia Reginae but put off not knowing if they would survive the winter, any advice?
by Josh
Mon Apr 08, 2019 6:30 pm
Forum: New Members Introduce yourself here ;-) (public)
Topic: New member from Poole/Bournemouth
Replies: 8
Views: 1265

New member from Poole/Bournemouth

Thanks for the nice welcome. I have thought about some more drought tolerant plants but I hope to create that jungle look. I have purchased 2 200L water butts to hopefully lessen my water bill this summer
by Josh
Tue Apr 02, 2019 11:55 pm
Forum: New Members Introduce yourself here ;-) (public)
Topic: New member from Poole/Bournemouth
Replies: 8
Views: 1265

New member from Poole/Bournemouth

Hi, I'm a new member from the Poole/Bournemouth area. At the moment all my tropicals are in pots as I have to rent. I'm lucky that my winters are very mild, but my summers are drought like, no rain for more than a month at a time. I'm eager to learn from all the experienced members here as I would l...