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by Sal73
Mon Dec 17, 2012 8:46 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Billbergia 'Caramba'
Replies: 7
Views: 712

Re: Billbergia 'Caramba'

Thank you all , for the reply .

I`ve found a nursery in Germany , who has a really big collection , but price wise :ahhh!:

got this one who sell the casa blanca spotted .

http://www.justairplants.com/
by Sal73
Sun Dec 16, 2012 5:50 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Billbergia 'Caramba'
Replies: 7
Views: 712

Billbergia 'Caramba'

Hi all , a good friend of mine is looking for a Billbergia 'Caramba'
can find it anywhere , can anyone suggest me a good nursery?
I`ve heard of a german nursery specialised in bromeliad.
Thank you all
by Sal73
Sun Dec 16, 2012 1:30 pm
Forum: Aroids (Alocasia, Arums, Colocasia etc.)
Topic: Giant Alocasia from my local
Replies: 23
Views: 2578

Re: Giant Alocasia from my local

Hi Alexander , not a great phographer , but can you actually see the purple stem on the left , http://i1113.photobucket.com/albums/k520/sal733/SDC10218.jpg what I start to think is that , maybe all the edible yam are collected in small village of india or anyother country and maybe some are just col...
by Sal73
Sun Dec 16, 2012 1:30 pm
Forum: Aroids (Alocasia, Arums, Colocasia etc.)
Topic: Giant Alocasia from my local
Replies: 23
Views: 2578

Re: Giant Alocasia from my local

Hi Alexander , not a great phographer , but can you actually see the purple stem on the left , http://i1113.photobucket.com/albums/k520/sal733/SDC10218.jpg what I start to think is that , maybe all the edible yam are collected in small village of india or anyother country and maybe some are just col...
by Sal73
Sat Dec 15, 2012 4:46 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: leucospermum from cutting
Replies: 1
Views: 354

leucospermum from cutting

Hi all today I bought some leucospermum and protea from my local market , as now they are in season , will it be possible to root the steam? any tips ?

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by Sal73
Sat Dec 15, 2012 12:24 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Fruit Id
Replies: 4
Views: 323

Re: Fruit Id

thank you guys , the 3rd one it`s actualy a betel nut , wonder if they can be grown easy , as the shop still have lots
of them for the 2nd one on the right , it look like a palm fruit ....as the shop it`s just around the corner i think i will go back and try to get more information .
by Sal73
Sat Dec 15, 2012 11:30 am
Forum: Aroids (Alocasia, Arums, Colocasia etc.)
Topic: Giant Alocasia from my local
Replies: 23
Views: 2578

Re: Giant Alocasia from my local

The Xanthosoma could be also X. saggitifolium. Well the X. violacea has a purple color, the X. saggitifolium is green. In Cuba you see whole fields with Xanthosoma saggitifolium like you see potatoe fields here in Europe. Alexander It actually had purple stem , but they are coming from India , as w...
by Sal73
Sat Dec 15, 2012 11:21 am
Forum: Aroids (Alocasia, Arums, Colocasia etc.)
Topic: Giant Alocasia from my local
Replies: 23
Views: 2578

Re: Giant Alocasia from my local

Guys I`m really impressed , overall got other yams , plus many other have end up in my fry pan as I didn`t had a clue that the eddoes sold in shop are all different from each other ......recently got some tubers from Pakistan , really tiny tubers gave some to PeteS as well just to see , this week he...
by Sal73
Sat Dec 15, 2012 12:16 am
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Fruit Id
Replies: 4
Views: 323

Fruit Id

Hi all , need a little help with the second fruit on the right , the one that look like a grape , it`s not an aubergine , but got a single seed , really slimy fruit and it used to pickel .... http://i1113.photobucket.com/albums/k520/sal733/SDC10910.jpg also the 3rd on the right it`s a betel nut , di...
by Sal73
Sat Dec 15, 2012 12:11 am
Forum: Aroids (Alocasia, Arums, Colocasia etc.)
Topic: Giant Alocasia from my local
Replies: 23
Views: 2578

Re: Giant Alocasia from my local

Thank you Dave , I doubt is indian as it come from Bangladesh , my local can tell me where they coming from as every week they have a different load from around the world , look. India http://i1113.photobucket.com/albums/k520/sal733/SDC10332-1.jpg Thailand (really small tubers , first leave 15 inche...
by Sal73
Mon Dec 10, 2012 9:00 pm
Forum: Aroids (Alocasia, Arums, Colocasia etc.)
Topic: Giant Alocasia from my local
Replies: 23
Views: 2578

Re: Giant Alocasia from my local

This is the one I`ve germinate 3 years ago , but I got this one in March

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and this is the base that is growing about 1/2 inches a year .

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by Sal73
Wed Nov 28, 2012 10:06 pm
Forum: Aroids (Alocasia, Arums, Colocasia etc.)
Topic: Giant Alocasia from my local
Replies: 23
Views: 2578

Re: Giant Alocasia from my local

Thanks grub for the list ,the welcome and the advice , mine is coming from Bangladesh , basicly every week my local get fresh vegs from around the world , so he know exctle where they come from . Missed last week load from Thailand. the list you`ve posted look like and american list , the tropical v...
by Sal73
Wed Nov 28, 2012 9:33 pm
Forum: Aroids (Alocasia, Arums, Colocasia etc.)
Topic: Giant Alocasia from my local
Replies: 23
Views: 2578

Giant Alocasia from my local

Hi All , I`m new to HTUK , will introduce myself asap. Last week i saw some giant alocasia e giant bamboo down my local shop but they didn`t look really good , so I`ve asked for some fresh one and pick them up tonight . http://i1113.photobucket.com/albums/k520/sal733/SDC10871.jpg Can I store them un...