Cross Common Nursery - Found some interesting plants

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MikeC

Cross Common Nursery - Found some interesting plants

Post by MikeC » Fri Mar 09, 2012 8:43 pm

I'm thinking of buying some plants from there mail order (online).

Don't know if they are good choices or not. Anyone tried the following?

Asclepias curassavica
Justicia Rizzinii


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stephenprudence

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Post by stephenprudence » Fri Mar 09, 2012 8:48 pm

I know someone who used to grow Justicia rezinii around here, but his garden was an exemplary micro-climate, I don't think Justicia will survive most places to be honest. Same with Asclepias, but it's worth a go? Both lovely plants by the way. Justicia could be grown in a pot though?

MikeC

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Post by MikeC » Fri Mar 09, 2012 8:55 pm

I think I'm going to try growing the Asclepias curassavica from seed, but going to give the Justicia Rizzinii a go.

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Post by redsquirrel » Fri Mar 09, 2012 9:33 pm

have you ever visited the nursery? its full of unusual oddities
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MikeC

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Post by MikeC » Sat Mar 10, 2012 8:26 am

redsquirrel wrote:have you ever visited the nursery? its full of unusual oddities
Never been. Don't travel to Cornwall very often. Looks like a very interesting nursery.

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Post by call » Sat Mar 10, 2012 11:05 am

looks good :D

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Post by carolpz » Sat Mar 10, 2012 3:12 pm

It is a good nursery, lots of unusual goodies. I love it there and will take some pics when I visit later in the spring.

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Post by redsquirrel » Sat Mar 10, 2012 5:23 pm

we enjoy visiting as you can mosey on down to lizard point,very beautiful, then have some nice chips on the green from a little hut then on round the corner to the nursery,great day out icon_thumleft
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Post by dave2166 » Sat Mar 10, 2012 6:02 pm

i agree with red.... lovely place to wonder around, and wonder you can, at leisure...

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Post by Trudytropics » Sat Mar 10, 2012 11:33 pm

redsquirrel wrote:we enjoy visiting as you can mosey on down to lizard point,very beautiful, then have some nice chips on the green from a little hut then on round the corner to the nursery,great day out icon_thumleft
That sound like the perfect day out to me :D

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Post by redsquirrel » Sun Mar 11, 2012 7:38 am

Trudytropics wrote:
redsquirrel wrote:we enjoy visiting as you can mosey on down to lizard point,very beautiful, then have some nice chips on the green from a little hut then on round the corner to the nursery,great day out icon_thumleft
That sound like the perfect day out to me :D
and theres more,couple of gift shops,(for that nice cornish ice cream everytime icon_thumright) and the light house but thats national trust with odd opening hours so check first when its open, even though the national trust still charge you to park there even when its shut
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Post by dave2166 » Sun Mar 11, 2012 1:50 pm

redsquirrel wrote:
Trudytropics wrote:
redsquirrel wrote:we enjoy visiting as you can mosey on down to lizard point,very beautiful, then have some nice chips on the green from a little hut then on round the corner to the nursery,great day out icon_thumleft
That sound like the perfect day out to me :D
and theres more,couple of gift shops,(for that nice cornish ice cream everytime icon_thumright) and the light house but thats national trust with odd opening hours so check first when its open, even though the national trust still charge you to park there even when its shut
unless your a NT member.... :D :D

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Post by redsquirrel » Sun Mar 11, 2012 7:35 pm

we joined this year Dave as it was cheaper to do that than paying everytime we went anywhere down there. didnt realise parking was free though. icon_thumright icon_thumright
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Post by SteveW » Mon Mar 12, 2012 9:12 am

Gets you free parking at godrevy too red :D

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Post by redsquirrel » Mon Mar 12, 2012 9:21 am

we stay at gwithian towans on the furthest end of the road and walk across the beach there to get an ice cream icon_thumright icon_thumright
long walk back down the road if the point gets cut off but the dogs love it
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