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daz
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Post by daz » Thu Mar 22, 2012 4:22 pm

Hi my foxglove tree is showing no signs of life yet is anybody elses? :(


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Post by Conifers » Thu Mar 22, 2012 4:32 pm

They're always very late into leaf - early to mid May from what I remember. Maybe a bit earlier with stooled shoots.


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Post by daz » Thu Mar 22, 2012 5:16 pm

oh thats good .I thought it was dead :)


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Post by lucienc » Thu Mar 22, 2012 6:17 pm

Our's is covered in flower-buds, any idea when we might find out if they made it through the winter ?


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Post by Conifers » Thu Mar 22, 2012 6:49 pm

The flowers open before the leaves, usually in April. I'd think they should have survived fine in Exmouth.


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Post by billdango » Thu Mar 22, 2012 8:07 pm

No problems here in Southampton?

The big one in St Denys is just starting to flower.

Unfortunately its such a big tree that due to complaints from our neighbours we will have to cut it back after the flowers have finished.

I will cut it back to a single 8 foot trunk then its big leaves and no flowers from now on.

rgds billdango. :D


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Post by bobbyd44 » Thu Mar 22, 2012 10:28 pm

mine have got small buds on the side rubbed a few off all ready so it can concentrate on one growing point
nice one, cheers,ta!!
rob


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Post by simon » Fri Mar 23, 2012 11:25 am

Mine started flowering in November, it was so mild. Plenty of buds left for the spring though. I think I will have to cut mine down soon too.

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Re: paulownia

Post by Conifers » Fri Mar 23, 2012 11:49 am

Never heard of it flowering in autumn before, that's rare!


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Re: paulownia

Post by Adam D » Fri Mar 23, 2012 12:45 pm

It is quite often Maytime before my Paulownia starts to grow, grrr!


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Post by daz » Fri Mar 23, 2012 7:18 pm

Mines the same adam ggrrr


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Re: paulownia

Post by Adam D » Fri Mar 23, 2012 7:36 pm

daz wrote:Mines the same adam ggrrr
Grrr indeed daz! :P


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Re: paulownia

Post by nige pook » Fri Mar 23, 2012 8:46 pm

We have one at work and that had a small flowering session in autumn too! Got some tiny buds forming on my little (10ltr) pot grown one. Nige


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Post by GREVILLE » Fri Mar 23, 2012 10:45 pm

Mine are full of flower buds about to open for the third year running despite low temperatures in each of the winters.

Every three years I stool the plant to give the display over to BIG leaves, so this year I'll cut back after flowering.


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