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by KevJ
Fri May 24, 2019 10:25 am
Forum: Aroids (Alocasia, Arums, Colocasia etc.)
Topic: Arisaema Utile Seeing The Light.
Replies: 2
Views: 566

Arisaema Utile Seeing The Light.

The tuber was planted the first week in April. The first photo was taken about a week ago, it looked like a sharks fin :) 8013D409-A8C1-4F51-8585-D63E22C4CAD2.jpeg It grew rapidly to about 6”, and then a split appeared down the side, with a green alien creature curled up inside :alien: 56817676-58EC...
by KevJ
Fri May 24, 2019 10:05 am
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Thalia dealbata
Replies: 18
Views: 2935

Thalia dealbata

A week on and some sunshine, and ribs of green are starting to appear, plus some colouration on the stems. Hopefully my initial thoughts were unfounded :)
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by KevJ
Fri May 24, 2019 9:59 am
Forum: Aroids (Alocasia, Arums, Colocasia etc.)
Topic: Caladium Germination Advice Please!
Replies: 0
Views: 1433

Caladium Germination Advice Please!

My first year of growing Caladiums, I’ve three on the go in a heated propagator (22c) in the gh and they are all just sticking their noses in the air, 1/4” - 1/2”. My question is at what point should I either turn off the propagator or take them out and put them on a shelf in the gh? icon_scratch (I...
by KevJ
Sat May 18, 2019 2:17 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Thalia dealbata
Replies: 18
Views: 2935

Thalia dealbata

Thanks ck, I’ll bide my time and see what happens :)
I’ve just taken this photo and there are signs of green appearing on the leaves, so maybe I’m just being too impatient, I thought the leaves would initially appear more green than yellow!
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by KevJ
Wed May 15, 2019 12:12 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Thalia dealbata
Replies: 18
Views: 2935

Thalia dealbata

Hi CK, thanks for the response (you too Charlie!), this is a photo of the container. It has no holes in the bottom and sits in the larger plastic wicker one. There is only a surface layer of gravel on the top, and I have given it an aquatic plant feed. I have a feeling it’s missing a nutrient of som...
by KevJ
Tue May 14, 2019 2:27 am
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Thalia dealbata
Replies: 18
Views: 2935

Thalia dealbata

My first Thalia, it’s been in this container for a couple of months, the growing medium is Westland aquatic compost and is topped up with water. It gets sun virtually all day and as you can see it has new growth. To me however the new shoots all look very pale, is this the norm for this plant or is ...
by KevJ
Fri May 03, 2019 6:34 am
Forum: Aroids (Alocasia, Arums, Colocasia etc.)
Topic: Colocasia Buying Advice.
Replies: 9
Views: 1112

Colocasia Buying Advice.

chainsaw kid wrote:
Tue Apr 30, 2019 9:11 am
My advice on buying them is, don't. If your any thing like me you will kill them! :roll: :lol:
:D I’ve got that T-shirt as well!! As I’m often reminded from a close source :lol:
by KevJ
Sun Apr 28, 2019 8:37 pm
Forum: Aroids (Alocasia, Arums, Colocasia etc.)
Topic: Colocasia Buying Advice.
Replies: 9
Views: 1112

Colocasia Buying Advice.

Will do, cheers tatter.
by KevJ
Sun Apr 28, 2019 12:47 pm
Forum: Aroids (Alocasia, Arums, Colocasia etc.)
Topic: Colocasia Buying Advice.
Replies: 9
Views: 1112

Colocasia Buying Advice.

Thanks for the reply Graham!
by KevJ
Sun Apr 28, 2019 3:14 am
Forum: Aroids (Alocasia, Arums, Colocasia etc.)
Topic: Colocasia Buying Advice.
Replies: 9
Views: 1112

Colocasia Buying Advice.

Hi, a Colocasia virgin here after buying my first plant :) ! Please could someone advise me what might be the best one to start with? I quite fancy the variegated type but appreciate some are probably more easy to care for than others. At this time of year should I be looking at buying a rhizome or ...
by KevJ
Sat Apr 27, 2019 11:35 pm
Forum: New Members Introduce yourself here ;-) (public)
Topic: Hello! Are Club Tropical Drinks Really Free?!
Replies: 7
Views: 911

Hello! Are Club Tropical Drinks Really Free?!

Thanks for the welcomes folks :)
GREVILLEAJ wrote:
Sat Apr 27, 2019 10:47 pm
Welcome to HTUK, Kev icon_cheers

Looks like the perfect place for a free tropical drink.
When you are you inviting us around :lol:
As you can see, we’ve only got two chairs, so it’ll be a first come first served basis :lol:
by KevJ
Fri Apr 26, 2019 11:10 pm
Forum: New Members Introduce yourself here ;-) (public)
Topic: Hello! Are Club Tropical Drinks Really Free?!
Replies: 7
Views: 911

Hello! Are Club Tropical Drinks Really Free?!

Hi all! I’m Kev and reside in sunny :lol: South Manchester. Our garden has been an ongoing project over the last 25years, a lot of blood, sweat & tears in the process (mainly mine :) )! As ever with gardening, some projects have been successful and others not so. It was always meant to have an Asian...