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by Conifers
Sat Jun 20, 2009 5:39 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Pine trees/ douglas fir ?
Replies: 8
Views: 468

Re: Pine trees/ douglas fir ?

Top Banana's Bodnant trees are Monterey Pine Pinus radiata.

Barrie's is Douglas-fir Pseudotsuga menziesii.
by Conifers
Sat Jun 20, 2009 5:36 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Pinus pinea and Eucalyptus
Replies: 4
Views: 418

Re: Pinus pinea and Eucalyptus

Sarajevo will be too cold for Pinus pinea. Further down towards the coast, very easy at Dubrovnik, and probably hardy at Mostar, but not up at 500m altitude in Sarajevo. Sorry!

If you want pines with edible seeds, try Pinus monophylla or Pinus edulis.
by Conifers
Sat Jun 20, 2009 4:49 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Eucalptus gunni
Replies: 9
Views: 370

Re: Eucalptus gunni

Pinus patula behind in Dave's photos? Or something else?
by Conifers
Sat Jun 20, 2009 4:12 pm
Forum: Hardiness, Overwintering and Protection
Topic: Hardiness debate losely around Phoenix canariensis
Replies: 190
Views: 18294

Re: Phoenix canariensis in cool temperate regions

Just joined after finding this thread on google . . . a few thoughts: Is Phoenix canariensis really hardy in Britain? - I'd say the jury still has to be out. We can't say for sure until there's been another winter like 1981/82 (which I'm old enough to remember!), or maybe even 1962/63 (which I'm not...