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by joolz68
Mon Oct 08, 2012 7:21 pm
Forum: New Members Introduce yourself here ;-) (public)
Topic: hi from derbyshire
Replies: 28
Views: 1404

Re: hi from derbyshire

Joolz, I may have sent you two, I can't remember now but it is either Salignus or Pallidus, Pallidus has shorter darker leaves when older. Dunno whether that helps or not! Im not sure strongy,salignus rings a bell ,i looked at the rest of the seed bags last week and theres only one bag with no name...
by joolz68
Mon Oct 08, 2012 6:43 pm
Forum: Hardiness, Overwintering and Protection
Topic: Red Hot Poker (knopfia) Seedling Hardiness
Replies: 5
Views: 851

Re: Red Hot Poker (knopfia) Seedling Hardiness

Are they slug proof? at that size i would be concerned about them being eaten aswell :cry:
by joolz68
Mon Oct 08, 2012 6:16 pm
Forum: New Members Introduce yourself here ;-) (public)
Topic: hi from derbyshire
Replies: 28
Views: 1404

Re: hi from derbyshire

Hi Joolz. Welcome aboard, :D You're doing the right thing there, by holding back, and planning on startibg your 'tropical' theme next spring. Cheers nigel,it will take me till spring to work out what to plant :D i keep looking at folks garden photos to get more ideas,so baby steps at the mo :D
by joolz68
Mon Oct 08, 2012 6:09 pm
Forum: New Members Introduce yourself here ;-) (public)
Topic: hi from derbyshire
Replies: 28
Views: 1404

Re: hi from derbyshire

Hi Joolz nice to see you here, you may recognise a few members from GC, plenty of expert advice here (but not from me, I know nowt :roll: ) Clive aka Strongy Hi strongy :D i was hoping there might be a few members on here from gc :D And your a tonny bag full of knowledge,youve helped loads on my ga...
by joolz68
Mon Oct 08, 2012 5:34 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Trachycarpus takil kalamuni
Replies: 25
Views: 2040

Re: Trachycarpus takil kalamuni

I see i didnt realise it would be a forum kata,im quite comfy here for a few yrs yet :lol: Itl take til im 50 to catch up here :D
by joolz68
Mon Oct 08, 2012 3:37 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Trachycarpus takil kalamuni
Replies: 25
Views: 2040

Re: Trachycarpus takil kalamuni

Whats EPS? icon_scratch :)
by joolz68
Mon Oct 08, 2012 9:00 am
Forum: Growing tips, hints, and discussions
Topic: Fatsia
Replies: 12
Views: 1204

Re: Fatsia

hi,can i just ask please aswell,will a fatsia polycarpa(edward needham form) be ok in the green house aslo?
Thanks julie x
by joolz68
Mon Oct 08, 2012 8:54 am
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Trachycarpus takil kalamuni
Replies: 25
Views: 2040

Re: Trachycarpus takil kalamuni

Morning kata,as you know i know nothing about trachys but while i was searching to find info on mine i did spot info on takil which is on Junglemusic.net (new plant arrivals section & scroll waaay down ) with photos and how to tell differances on some trachys as they grow :)
by joolz68
Sun Oct 07, 2012 5:02 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Trachycarpus sikkim
Replies: 20
Views: 1578

Re: Trachycarpus sikkim

O0h thanks Dave and G, my three ARE fortuneis then. Joolz I paid £40 for this one from Michael. trachi2a.jpg That was last year, its grown a lot since, sent up six new spears this year. icon_cheers Their a fair size kata :D i paid £20 for mine so i cant grumble really :) but next time i will attemp...
by joolz68
Sun Oct 07, 2012 1:00 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Trachycarpus sikkim
Replies: 20
Views: 1578

Re: Trachycarpus sikkim

If you want to plant it out then you're better off with a Fortunei than a Lati. Plant in early Spring and water well for the first few months. It will be fine in your greenhouse over winter but if you get temperatures below -7c then I'd be inclined to bring it indoors for the worst spells just to m...
by joolz68
Sun Oct 07, 2012 12:57 pm
Forum: New Members Introduce yourself here ;-) (public)
Topic: hi from derbyshire
Replies: 28
Views: 1404

Re: hi from derbyshire

Hi Joolz, welcome icon_salut Between us there is a fair amount of Trachycarpus expertise :wink: What are you growing, or hoping to grow? Hi dave,i thought id dedicate a patch of my garden to a bit of a tropical theme(next spring) but up to now ive only collected a dodgy Trachycarpus :lol: ,a fan pa...
by joolz68
Sun Oct 07, 2012 12:44 pm
Forum: New Members Introduce yourself here ;-) (public)
Topic: hi from derbyshire
Replies: 28
Views: 1404

Re: hi from derbyshire

Thanks for the welcomes :D
by joolz68
Sun Oct 07, 2012 12:42 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Trachycarpus sikkim
Replies: 20
Views: 1578

Re: Trachycarpus sikkim

Ive just gone to the website and they are still selling Trachycarpus latisectus 'sikkim' so maybe if i email them i might get a nice response :D His fortunei are a lot cheaper for sure :shock:
by joolz68
Sun Oct 07, 2012 12:31 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Trachycarpus sikkim
Replies: 20
Views: 1578

Re: Trachycarpus sikkim

Thanks gang,i thought i had been Mis sold as soon as i started searching winter care for it,the leaves didnt look like google images but its the 1st Trachycarpus ive bought so no experience :cry: Not sure if i can ask for my money back or swap it,theyve shut down their ebay shop but still have a web...
by joolz68
Sun Oct 07, 2012 6:59 am
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Trachycarpus sikkim
Replies: 20
Views: 1578

Trachycarpus sikkim

Hi,i bought this Trachycarpus and i wanted to firstly ask ..is it a sikkim? and also if it is, will it be ok in the greenhouse for winter?
Thanks x
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