£15.99 Trachys in Ikea

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£15.99 Trachys in Ikea

Post by dino » Wed Jul 11, 2012 6:37 pm

Popped into my local Ikea today and they had decent Trachycarpus F's for £15.99. So healthy I got asked if it was real at the checkout :lol:
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Re: £15.99 Trachys in Ikea

Post by billdango » Wed Jul 11, 2012 6:45 pm

dino wrote:Popped into my local Ikea today and they had decent Trachycarpus F's for £15.99. So healthy I got asked if it was real at the checkout :lol:
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They look good value for money so I may pop down to the Southampton branch of Ikea and see what else they have got.

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Re: £15.99 Trachys in Ikea

Post by Adrian » Wed Jul 11, 2012 7:07 pm

Let us know Bill, not after any more fortuneis though :lol:
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Re: £15.99 Trachys in Ikea

Post by tropical Tom » Wed Jul 11, 2012 8:08 pm

I saw these but I thought they looked like they'd been grown under false light ( they were that 'wilkos' type green )! I would question thier hardiness! I'd rather pay a bit more and have Nigel's Trachycarpus's icon_thumleft
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Re: £15.99 Trachys in Ikea

Post by dino » Wed Jul 11, 2012 8:30 pm

Tom they're the same colour as my other 4 all different sized ones. For that money you can't really complain but winter will be the judge I guess. Ade there wasn't much else worth bothering with. I was actually after another Cycas Revoluta but they didn't have any. I know every store is different though as they had a load of Roebellini's in the one in Coventry.


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Re: £15.99 Trachys in Ikea

Post by Adrian » Wed Jul 11, 2012 8:41 pm

At that price you cant go wrong, if you think its been grown soft then give it a home for winter and plant it out next spring.
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Re: £15.99 Trachys in Ikea

Post by Kerinsian » Wed Jul 11, 2012 10:52 pm

That's really good value for money, it almost makes me wish I'd not moved away from Cardiff!


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Post by The Codfather » Thu Jul 12, 2012 9:46 am

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Post by hardwood » Thu Jul 12, 2012 9:59 am

great value
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Post by gdudey » Thu Jul 12, 2012 10:57 am

Thats a good price. How big is the trunk if it has one?

Those plants are tough, I doubt anyone would have any major issues if its a mild winter. I have had Ikea echeverias survive outside in the winter.


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Post by Arlon Tishmarsh » Thu Jul 12, 2012 11:01 am

Kerinsian wrote:That's really good value for money, it almost makes me wish I'd not moved away from Cardiff!
Probs don't have any, they never seem to have the cycas either, even tho it often shows as in stock online


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Re: £15.99 Trachys in Ikea

Post by Panama Pete » Thu Jul 12, 2012 10:10 pm

In Nottingham Branch also, quite stocky plants.


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Re: £15.99 Trachys in Ikea

Post by JBALLY » Fri Jul 13, 2012 12:29 am

Did you notice if they had any cycads revolutas in the Nottingham branch as it says not in stock online but also no mention of trachys either?


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Re: £15.99 Trachys in Ikea

Post by Yorkshire Kris » Fri Jul 13, 2012 9:23 am

Looks an ideal size for planting out.


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Re: £15.99 Trachys in Ikea

Post by gdudey » Fri Jul 13, 2012 5:16 pm

I might go and have a look this weekend. We need to buy a kids tent and houseplants anyway.


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