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by redsquirrel
Thu May 09, 2019 10:08 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: 100s of free trachycarpus plants
Replies: 6
Views: 657

100s of free trachycarpus plants

hi Charlie,Kris. we were down last week and went past.i did wonder if you still went for your walks. Kris,i cant for the life of me remember which seeds were what now but they were certainly tough cookies. mine have also been totally neglected and like you,after watching others mature into decent tr...
by redsquirrel
Tue May 07, 2019 9:26 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: 100s of free trachycarpus plants
Replies: 6
Views: 657

100s of free trachycarpus plants

hi guys,i still have a passion for the exotics but mainly the survivors from eons ago. I don't buy many now as what I have are now good specimens.ive got my first waggy seeds this year from a palm centre purchase around 2005-7 ish.taken a while to mature but the last couple of years have seen my tra...
by redsquirrel
Mon May 06, 2019 9:26 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: 100s of free trachycarpus plants
Replies: 6
Views: 657

100s of free trachycarpus plants

if anybody fancies the challenge of dividing up bucket loads of trachycarpus plants,they are welcome to collect free from bs48 area. back in the day,i over enthused planting bucket loads of seeds with the idea of potting them on as they grew. hundreds,if not a thousand sprouted and have been in the ...
by redsquirrel
Thu Mar 27, 2014 11:06 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Pine tree/shrub to I'D please
Replies: 16
Views: 918

Re: Pine tree/shrub to I'D please

i will side with connie here,dont recall him ever being wrong in this subject icon_thumright icon_thumright icon_thumright
by redsquirrel
Thu Mar 27, 2014 11:03 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Two Things
Replies: 4
Views: 420

Re: Two Things

put a bell cloche over it K,any frost will kill it if it is one,
by redsquirrel
Fri Mar 07, 2014 7:34 am
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: The one that got away
Replies: 3
Views: 391

Re: The one that got away

i missed a nikau through not looking close enough at abbotsbury once. was in with the cidps but mike k spotted it from distance and had it 2 mins after id been there looking at them
by redsquirrel
Tue Mar 04, 2014 1:47 pm
Forum: Palms (including Cycads and Cordyline)
Topic: Where to buy a mature Chamaerops humilis
Replies: 45
Views: 2806

Re: Where to buy a mature Chamaerops humilis

vales exotivs always have some bigger ones,and trevena cross in cornwall
by redsquirrel
Mon Feb 24, 2014 7:39 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Difference between Trachycarpus wagnerianus and Trachycarpus fortunei?
Replies: 40
Views: 2959

Re: Difference between Trachycarpus wagnerianus and Trachyca

RozDevon wrote:Thanks Redsquirrel, I'm going to ring George tomorrow. He has a good price on waggies at the moment.
I'll mention your "name"!
if you say redsquirrel he will probs think youre nuts,darren n deb from bristol he might remember icon_thumleft
htuk forum he deffo will icon_thumright
by redsquirrel
Mon Feb 24, 2014 7:23 am
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Difference between Trachycarpus wagnerianus and Trachycarpus fortunei?
Replies: 40
Views: 2959

Re: Difference between Trachycarpus wagnerianus and Trachyca

i would definately give george a ring roz,he will have waggies but might have a butia tucked away somewhere too.
incase you dont have it, george website and details icon_thumleft
http://www.thepalmhouse.co.uk/
by redsquirrel
Thu Feb 20, 2014 10:15 pm
Forum: Palms (including Cycads and Cordyline)
Topic: C.Humilis problem
Replies: 8
Views: 777

Re: C.Humilis problem

looks like its got too leggy to me
by redsquirrel
Thu Feb 20, 2014 9:51 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Cork Phoenix Canariensis dead
Replies: 36
Views: 3259

Re: Cork Phoenix Canariensis dead

just picked up on this thread and hate to say it but i think those two palms are dead
by redsquirrel
Tue Feb 11, 2014 6:23 pm
Forum: Cacti & Succulents, (including Yucca and Rock Plants)
Topic: Planting Yucca Rostrata..What Soil Requirements?
Replies: 10
Views: 1155

Re: Planting Yucca Rostrata..What Soil Requirements?

a bit of advice for anyone planting one out.if its at all tight in the pot,cut the pot off rather than try to knock the plant out.the roots are very tender and snap like runner beans.
by redsquirrel
Sun Jan 26, 2014 9:25 am
Forum: Cacti & Succulents, (including Yucca and Rock Plants)
Topic: Yucca Rostrata More Popular Than Rigida?
Replies: 7
Views: 779

Re: Yucca Rostrata More Popular Than Rigida?

rigida is indeed a much more vibrant blue and better looking plant imo but it doesnt tolerate wet very well at all.ive tried 2 in the ground,both rotted but recover slowly if re-potted and kept much drier. both will probably decease this year as the pt colllapsed yesterday and they are both out in t...
by redsquirrel
Sat Jan 25, 2014 9:49 am
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Happy Birthday to Redsquirrel
Replies: 18
Views: 1109

Re: Happy Birthday to Redsquirrel

Many happy returns. I didn't realise you still celebrated birthdays.....at your age :wink: nah,i think you give up when you get to yours :lol: :lol: belated happy birthday Dino icon_thumleft we must all get together again this year icon_thumleft icon_thumleft might try n unhitch Katas collar from h...
by redsquirrel
Fri Jan 24, 2014 6:46 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Happy Birthday to Redsquirrel
Replies: 18
Views: 1109

Re: Happy Birthday to Redsquirrel

cheers guys,i had the best card ever.
goes like this....
its birthday number 50,so be brave and bold
'cos since life begins at forty,you're only ten years old

:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: