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by parkeey
Sun Sep 22, 2013 6:02 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Ensete Ventricosum Maurelii ready for winter
Replies: 25
Views: 1824

Re: Ensete Ventricosum Maurelii ready for winter

this is my Enstete its my first one ive only had it a week or so, should i try the dry method in a few weeks as in the video or is it too small do u think.. thks
by parkeey
Sun Sep 15, 2013 6:08 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Paulownia tomentosa
Replies: 80
Views: 7031

Re: Paulownia tomentosa

mine already has buds like this,on top of the branches.
there is hope, but all depends on the weather!
by parkeey
Sun Sep 15, 2013 1:56 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Paulownia tomentosa
Replies: 80
Views: 7031

Re: Paulownia tomentosa

so are these really hard to get to flower,i seen one for sale a large maybe 30litre one with buds on, looks well estalished? just wonder if the buds would make it throught the winter..... :?:
by parkeey
Fri Aug 30, 2013 5:22 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Paulownia tomentosa
Replies: 80
Views: 7031

Re: Paulownia tomentosa

If I don't chop it this autumn , will the tree flower the following year? will it grow even taller??, I don't think it does, I probably am tempted to stool again for the leaves and growth..
by parkeey
Thu Aug 29, 2013 7:33 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Paulownia tomentosa
Replies: 80
Views: 7031

Re: Paulownia tomentosa

heres mine, I hope the stem thickens up . I chopped it right at the bottom, shall I leave it to grow next year now?
heres mine, I hope the stem thickens up . I chopped it right at the bottom, shall I leave it to grow next year now?
by parkeey
Wed Aug 28, 2013 8:29 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: musa basjoo
Replies: 3
Views: 474

Re: musa basjoo

not fed it, apart from chicken manure pellets, but watered alot when dry, yea I mite dig it up, as I keep chopping twice now, it expecting it to put out fresh leaves and nothing really happens but curly dry twisted leaves and been watering it enough.. oh dear
by parkeey
Wed Aug 28, 2013 8:01 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Paulownia tomentosa
Replies: 80
Views: 7031

Re: Paulownia tomentosa

update -its absolutely surprised me , its bigger than me , done really well this year loads sun and watering it really looks like jack in the bean stalk! :D

not very thick like GREVILLE , that is seriously thick stumps,were did u purchase yours, must be a good few years old.
by parkeey
Wed Aug 28, 2013 7:52 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Updated garden pics- Ensete,Ricinus and Colocasia
Replies: 8
Views: 667

Re: Updated garden pics- Ensete,Ricinus and Colocasia

love the bundle of extoics all close in but they all look so good together. makes me think I have more room now :lol:
by parkeey
Wed Aug 28, 2013 7:40 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: musa basjoo
Replies: 3
Views: 474

musa basjoo

whats up with my basjoo??? I have a basjoo that I thought had died or I dug up just infont that poked up in may time and its doing so well, amost as big as this one and loads fresh lush big leaves! The one behind (in pic) I paid a lot of money for is really not doing well, I chopped it back and agai...
by parkeey
Wed May 22, 2013 5:09 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: My new T-rex plants ... will they survive?
Replies: 17
Views: 1131

Re: My new T-rex plants ... will they survive?

anyone else stil waiting from Amulree for there order of tropical plants??
by parkeey
Wed May 22, 2013 12:30 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Paulownia tomentosa
Replies: 80
Views: 7031

Re: Paulownia tomentosa

mines been in 4 or 5 years, in this time this is the 2nd time I pollarded as wanted the huge long stem foliage. it took a while to build a thick trunk before I pollarded it. I don't think it matters when u pollard it really, I thought in autumn it gives the roots a chance to spread more. I seen some...
by parkeey
Tue May 21, 2013 7:52 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Paulownia tomentosa
Replies: 80
Views: 7031

Re: Paulownia tomentosa

yep I thought this was one the fastest growing trees in the world.... :(
by parkeey
Tue May 21, 2013 7:23 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: My new T-rex plants ... will they survive?
Replies: 17
Views: 1131

Re: My new T-rex plants ... will they survive?

mine have never pupped!! how is this..
by parkeey
Tue May 21, 2013 7:18 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Paulownia tomentosa
Replies: 80
Views: 7031

Paulownia tomentosa

I thought this was a monster of a tree, so far I have 2 small buds from pollarding the tree in autumn. So its taken a massive long time to grow again......

How is everyones else Paulownia tomentosa doing??