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by Mr Stavros
Mon May 25, 2020 10:31 am
Forum: Palms (including Cycads and Cordyline)
Topic: Young Robusta and Trachycarpus potting mix
Replies: 1
Views: 374

Young Robusta and Trachycarpus potting mix

Good morning.

I have a few year old Washingtonia robustas and trachycarpus that I have grown from seed. I've just ordered some deep square pots from hardy palms uk and would like to get the soil mix right when repotting them. What would you suggest?

Many thanks

Steve
by Mr Stavros
Sun May 17, 2020 3:17 pm
Forum: Palms (including Cycads and Cordyline)
Topic: Brahea armata advice
Replies: 2
Views: 246

Brahea armata advice

Thank you. I do have plans to build a deepish raised bed so I can fill with the best possible soil mix for it. I'm tempted to bury the pot with it and hope the roots can grow via the bottom drain holes. I dont think I'd get it out without any root disturbance or damage
by Mr Stavros
Wed May 13, 2020 10:22 am
Forum: Palms (including Cycads and Cordyline)
Topic: Brahea armata advice
Replies: 2
Views: 246

Brahea armata advice

Good morning. I'm wondering if anyone can give me some advice on my Brahea armata. I've had it for approximately 4 years now and although it has grown a bit I'm concerned it's not doing well. I only get around 1-2 new fronds per year but lose approximately the same too. I have it in this pot planted...
by Mr Stavros
Thu May 07, 2020 11:40 am
Forum: New Members Introduce yourself here ;-) (public)
Topic: Hello from West Sussex
Replies: 1
Views: 600

Hello from West Sussex

Hi everyone, Just a quick hello and introduction, I really enjoy watching the palms I have in my garden grow and care for them as best I can. I have my favourite Washingtonia Robusta growing well in the ground, a couple of small tracycarpus in the ground and several seedlings growing well in pots of...