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by greendragon
Thu Mar 22, 2012 10:13 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Weather Ahead Is Looking Yummy :P
Replies: 99
Views: 2478

Re: Weather Ahead Is Looking Yummy :P

About a week ago It was 10°c at noon but the following morning there was a light frost on the ground.

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by greendragon
Wed Mar 21, 2012 7:25 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Garden Update 13/4/12 - Trex+Chamaerops Cerifera
Replies: 20
Views: 1148

Re: Just planted my first tropicals (T.Fortunei+Chamaerops)

Welcome Greendragon, thats a good start :D , that is well stretched that Trachycarpus, but I quite like it, as Kris says is may get trashed in windy weather, I suppose it depends on how sheltered your garden may be. Do you have a problem with rabbits or something?, noticed the chicken wire around t...
by greendragon
Wed Mar 21, 2012 6:11 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Garden Update 13/4/12 - Trex+Chamaerops Cerifera
Replies: 20
Views: 1148

Re: Just planted my first tropicals (T.Fortunei+Chamaerops)

hey greendragon welcome to the forum icon_thumright, Where about are you form in Wales also that's a nice Chamaerops Humilis you have there how much was it if you don't mind me asking and what's the name of this nursery you got it from :D Cham was from Palmcentre.co.uk and cost £64.95. Im from the ...
by greendragon
Wed Mar 21, 2012 4:11 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Garden Update 13/4/12 - Trex+Chamaerops Cerifera
Replies: 20
Views: 1148

Garden Update 13/4/12 - Trex+Chamaerops Cerifera

Hi all, just planted my first tropical plants today, a Trachycarpus Fortunei and a Chamaerops Humilis. The Humilis looks great but the Trachycarpus looks like it has adapted to shady conditions at the nursery and this has made the petioles extra long. The petioles look close to 5ft surely that isn't...