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by karl66
Wed May 30, 2018 8:29 pm
Forum: Bamboos and Grasses
Topic: Vivax.
Replies: 3
Views: 802

Re: Vivax.

Hi Charlie.. The moat system for controlling these beast's is a little awkward in this instance but i do use it on other bamboos.. I've now got a nice mixture of vivax & aurea in one bed!.
by karl66
Tue May 29, 2018 7:29 pm
Forum: Bamboos and Grasses
Topic: Vivax.
Replies: 3
Views: 802

Vivax.

Well after being very well behaved for about seven years it's now showing its true colours!, it's popping up on other planting areas six/eight feet either side. It's not in a part of garden that it will cause major problems, but i am toying on whether to fetch it out.
by karl66
Thu May 24, 2018 6:18 pm
Forum: Weather and Climatology (public)
Topic: Your current weather in one word...
Replies: 3419
Views: 82147

Re: Your current weather in one word...

Very warm.
by karl66
Tue May 22, 2018 2:43 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Large Trachycarpus dig out.
Replies: 35
Views: 2792

Re: Large Trachycarpus dig out.

That's impressive in four year's! How's your garden after winter Karl? Better or worse than feared? Hi tom, what a strange old winter...90% of the garden is looking decent now,but I've taken some heavy casualties,around £2K WORTH. It's quite sickening really...loads of old shrub's..palm's..fern's e...
by karl66
Tue May 22, 2018 5:30 am
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Large Trachycarpus dig out.
Replies: 35
Views: 2792

Re: Large Trachycarpus dig out.

Update.
This palm has gone great gun's since transplanting,one of my strongest growers, its put on almost 18inches of new trunk.
by karl66
Tue May 22, 2018 5:20 am
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Melianthus Major
Replies: 8
Views: 1014

Re: Melianthus Major

Well, mine lasted just one growing season,was a decent size plant but no sign of life at all.
by karl66
Tue May 22, 2018 5:16 am
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Wisteria prolific.
Replies: 2
Views: 516

Wisteria prolific.

I'm starting to build up a small collection of different varieties & wondering if many grow the above?. obviously i'll be after another quality grafted plant minimum 7/8ft tall about 12 litre pot...various examples for sale but i'd like if possible a recommendation. Thanks karl.
by karl66
Mon May 21, 2018 3:27 pm
Forum: Cacti & Succulents, (including Yucca and Rock Plants)
Topic: Yucca Truculeana.
Replies: 4
Views: 588

Re: Yucca Truculeana.

Andy that's awesome growth! :shock:
by karl66
Mon May 21, 2018 5:40 am
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Hello again!!
Replies: 54
Views: 4942

Re: Hello again!!

Hello to all again! :)
by karl66
Thu Apr 03, 2014 6:07 am
Forum: Cacti & Succulents, (including Yucca and Rock Plants)
Topic: Yucca Truculeana.
Replies: 4
Views: 588

Re: Yucca Truculeana.

Andy that's look's a nice example, I bet that was one of Nigel's!.
by karl66
Wed Apr 02, 2014 7:19 pm
Forum: HTUK Member Blogs
Topic: Karl66 Blog - latest pic's taken this afternoon.
Replies: 143
Views: 11470

Re: Karl66 Blog - latest pic's taken this afternoon.

Rob, mine took a bad hit!, it was it's first winter out, I believe the wet condition's didn't help also possibly wind damage? the lovely green leave's with velvet undersides are now crispy & dried out.
by karl66
Wed Apr 02, 2014 4:23 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Which Bamboo is best as a hedge?
Replies: 10
Views: 978

Re: Which Bamboo is best as a hedge?

Del, I've got load of fargesia Campbell, if you can wait a little while I will be separating some grove's, you can have at the right money :wink: .
by karl66
Tue Apr 01, 2014 8:45 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Which Bamboo is best as a hedge?
Replies: 10
Views: 978

Re: Which Bamboo is best as a hedge?

Maurelli super jumbo grow's well as a hedge, nice & bushy but very easy to manage. karl.
by karl66
Tue Apr 01, 2014 8:16 pm
Forum: Weather and Climatology (public)
Topic: Your daily weather blog -June 2011 onward
Replies: 6339
Views: 150882

Re: Your daily weather blog -June 2011 onward

Wall to wall sun all day :)