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by Conifers
Sat Mar 08, 2014 3:39 pm
Forum: Other Exotics
Topic: PLANT ID!!!
Replies: 5
Views: 421

Re: PLANT ID!!!

Helleborus foetidus or close relative.
by Conifers
Thu Mar 06, 2014 5:41 pm
Forum: Palms (including Cycads and Cordyline)
Topic: Kew Jubaea - Dead!
Replies: 18
Views: 1213

Re: Kew Jubaea - Dead!

otorongo wrote:
fern Rob wrote:Thats a shame, hope another is planted.
And in just 100 years it will be as impressive! ;)
Well, in 168 years . . . it was planted in 1846
by Conifers
Tue Mar 04, 2014 11:33 am
Forum: Palms (including Cycads and Cordyline)
Topic: Where to buy a mature Chamaerops humilis
Replies: 45
Views: 2402

Re: Where to buy a mature Chamearops humilis

benbaron wrote:I'm in the market for a mature Chamearops humilis
Doesn't exist anywhere . . . but a search for Chamaerops humilis should be successful icon_thumright
by Conifers
Mon Mar 03, 2014 3:25 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: A debate
Replies: 45
Views: 1597

Re: A debate

Plenty of exotic plants that prosper in the North, it's just that they aren't "tropical" exotics, they're cool temperate exotics from places like Canada :lol:
by Conifers
Mon Mar 03, 2014 3:05 pm
Forum: Wildlife and the Natural World (Public)
Topic: European bison released into the wild in Germany.
Replies: 3
Views: 336

Re: European bison released into the wild in Germany.

Nice idea, but I wonder how long it will last? I guess until the bison realise that if they want to move around fast, there is no speed limit on the autobahn . . .
by Conifers
Sat Mar 01, 2014 10:48 pm
Forum: Learning Weather
Topic: Wind map
Replies: 0
Views: 702

Wind map

An interesting wind map

http://www.3tier.com/static/ttcms/us/im ... _speed.jpg

Britain certainly stands out! More surprisingly, Somalia and the western Sahara. Other places, much as one might expect.
by Conifers
Fri Feb 28, 2014 10:07 pm
Forum: Exotic Gardeners Question Time - Ask Here :-) (Public)
Topic: ID ?
Replies: 20
Views: 989

Re: ID ?

Mr List wrote:
fieldfest wrote:it says cordyline banksii in the top right of the pic, so ill go for that... :lol:
lmao can't believe I didn't see that
It wasn't there before, I sent the photographer a note ;-)
by Conifers
Fri Feb 28, 2014 9:30 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: canary island dandelion tree
Replies: 15
Views: 1161

Re: canary island dandelion tree

philip kitts wrote: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/c ... is_001.JPG
To see the plant better:
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/c ... is_001.JPG
by Conifers
Fri Feb 28, 2014 4:19 pm
Forum: Wildlife and the Natural World (Public)
Topic: Migrants on the move.
Replies: 24
Views: 1400

Re: Migrants on the move.

Two Ospreys reported already in Northumbs a couple of days ago (missed one of them by only munutes :x ) - about a month early. I wonder how they knew it was warm here before they decided to come here early icon_scratch A fair few wintering in Spain now I gather - so probably took advantage of the s...
by Conifers
Fri Feb 28, 2014 1:02 am
Forum: Wildlife and the Natural World (Public)
Topic: Migrants on the move.
Replies: 24
Views: 1400

Re: Migrants on the move.

Two Ospreys reported already in Northumbs a couple of days ago (missed one of them by only munutes :x ) - about a month early.
by Conifers
Thu Feb 27, 2014 12:50 am
Forum: Exotic Gardeners Question Time - Ask Here :-) (Public)
Topic: ID ?
Replies: 20
Views: 989

Re: ID ?

Another pic here

And one at the same Te Aroha site, here

I'm even more sure on Cordyline banksii now icon_thumright
by Conifers
Thu Feb 27, 2014 12:35 am
Forum: Exotic Gardeners Question Time - Ask Here :-) (Public)
Topic: ID ?
Replies: 20
Views: 989

Re: ID ?

Not a tree fern for me either; but it also isn't a cycad or a palm. I'd go for Cordyline banksii, compare here.
by Conifers
Tue Feb 25, 2014 9:53 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Seedling ID?
Replies: 14
Views: 560

Re: Seedling ID?

http://toptropicals.com/catalog/uid/dracaena_draco.htm I stilll reckon it's a Dracaeana draco seedling, have a look at the link, it looks like a 4 month seedling. That's not a Dracaena draco either :wink: Remember Dracaena draco has to establish a thick stem base before it starts adding height. It ...
by Conifers
Mon Feb 24, 2014 9:56 pm
Forum: Wildlife and the Natural World (Public)
Topic: Blackbird relaxing in wall planter
Replies: 16
Views: 1153

Re: Blackbird relaxing in wall planter

Yorkshire Kris wrote:Agree, the Blackbird does look fake in photos 2 and 3 how very strange?
Looks normal to me, it's the usual sunning posture.