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by karl66
Thu Jul 21, 2011 7:54 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Feeding young tracys nitrogen.
Replies: 24
Views: 998

Feeding young tracys nitrogen.

I have several waggys and fortunei/waggys in various pots.I already give them palmbooster, is it ok to give them the high nitrogen feed i give the big ones. thanks karl.
by karl66
Wed Jul 20, 2011 8:01 pm
Forum: Hardiness, Overwintering and Protection
Topic: wrapping tracycarpus.
Replies: 33
Views: 2383

Re: wrapping tracycarpus.

As well as the big ones planted in the ground i've got 4 or 5 waggy's and fortunies in various size pots. What sort of time of year will i need to bring say a waggy with a measurment of 70cm from bottom of trunk to top of tallest leave?. karl.
by karl66
Tue Jul 19, 2011 6:20 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Buying palmbooster.
Replies: 2
Views: 291

Re: Buying palmbooster.

The Codfather wrote:its £20.....you will find it on ebay.. http://shop.ebay.co.uk/i.html?_nkw=palm ... m270.l1313
Thanks m8, i no how much it is retail but i'm looking to get a deal by buying a few bottles at a time karl.
by karl66
Tue Jul 19, 2011 5:22 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Buying palmbooster.
Replies: 2
Views: 291

Buying palmbooster.

I,d like to buy some more at the right money. I only want origional palmbooster, not palmfocus. thanks karl.
by karl66
Mon Jul 18, 2011 10:07 pm
Forum: New Members Introduce yourself here ;-) (public)
Topic: Newbie..
Replies: 13
Views: 651

Re: Newbie..

Welcome m8, new here myself but picking up some good advice and tips. karl.
by karl66
Mon Jul 18, 2011 9:05 pm
Forum: Hardiness, Overwintering and Protection
Topic: wrapping tracycarpus.
Replies: 33
Views: 2383

wrapping tracycarpus.

I know we have plenty of time to decide but do any members stuff hay or straw in the crown area of these palms. 2 have 4.5 ff trunks fortunei, and 1 a 3ft trunk waggy. All in the ground.
by karl66
Mon Jul 18, 2011 8:44 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Tracycarpus centre spears.
Replies: 4
Views: 292

Re: Tracycarpus centre spears.

Yorkshire Kris wrote:Sounds normal to me. Guessing the "slacker" one has a spear that is more developed and closer to opening?
Kris , the spear with a little play in it is the biggest butter and its closed tight as a ducks-----. karl.
by karl66
Mon Jul 18, 2011 8:36 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Tracycarpus centre spears.
Replies: 4
Views: 292

Tracycarpus centre spears.

I have a couple of fortunies and a waggy planted in the ground. There all looking healthy and green and having there palmbooster fix :lol: . The main spear on 2 of them is very rigid to touch but on the 3rd one its got a bit of slack in it. Like i say all our very green and all 3 are opening new lea...
by karl66
Mon Jul 18, 2011 8:25 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Repotting yucca rostrata.
Replies: 3
Views: 484

Re: Repotting yucca rostrata.

redsquirrel wrote:i would go 50/50 ji no3 /grit nothing else icon_thumright
Thanks m8, should i wait till spring or is this time of year ok?. karl.
by karl66
Mon Jul 18, 2011 3:56 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Repotting yucca rostrata.
Replies: 3
Views: 484

Repotting yucca rostrata.

Firstly is it to late to repot, and i've bought some John innes No3 to mix with normal compost and coarse grit. What is the mix ratio. thanks karl.
by karl66
Sun Jul 17, 2011 9:31 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: palmbooster application.
Replies: 26
Views: 1183

Re: palmbooster application.

A certain person today told me not to put it on newly transplanted palms as until a root system is formed the booster will falsely grow the crown and make the leaves turn yellow and soft!!. Also not to use nitrogen until the palms have bedded in. I thought this was the whole reason to use palmboost...
by karl66
Sun Jul 17, 2011 8:08 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: palmbooster application.
Replies: 26
Views: 1183

Re: palmbooster application.

As an almost beginner , i'm hearing different views on when and when not to apply this. A certain person today told me not to put it on newly transplanted palms as until a root system is formed the booster will falsely grow the crown and make the leaves turn yellow and soft!!. Also not to use nitrog...
by karl66
Sun Jul 17, 2011 7:08 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: More plants.
Replies: 19
Views: 922

Re: More plants.

Been out today for a couple of small yucca gloriosa and instead came back with a real baby waggy with only a 3 inch trunk but a lovely strong plant. then a waggy/ fortunei x hybrid with about a 7 inch trunk but very stiff leaves. The icing on the cake is a pure waggy with a 36 inch thick trunk and a...
by karl66
Sun Jul 17, 2011 9:29 am
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: High nitrogen Chempak feed.
Replies: 4
Views: 315

Re: High nitrogen Chempak feed.

redsquirrel wrote:you need to root it before you feed it Karl,root stimulant and water during the warm periods,nothing when cool and dry as poss over winter till you get roots poking out the bottom of your pot icon_thumright
They are both in pots but are well rooted and big plants. karl.
by karl66
Sun Jul 17, 2011 8:19 am
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: High nitrogen Chempak feed.
Replies: 4
Views: 315

High nitrogen Chempak feed.

Can this be put on a yucca rostrata and yucca faxoniana?. I already put palmbooster on them. karl.