Cork Phoenix Canariensis dead

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Re: Cork Phoenix Canariensis dead

Post by Yorkshire Kris » Thu Feb 20, 2014 8:04 pm

Rob S wrote:I've just had the most brilliant and unique idea! Plant some new ones!
What a good idea.

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Re: Cork Phoenix Canariensis dead

Post by fern Rob » Thu Feb 20, 2014 8:39 pm

Two with some trunk already on them, not two saplings.

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Re: Cork Phoenix Canariensis dead

Post by Nathan » Thu Feb 20, 2014 9:23 pm

fern Rob wrote:Two with some trunk already on them, not two saplings.
They will actually grow better in the long term planted small... Buying two trunked ones, from a much warmer climate, then plonking them in a cooler wetter climate is never a good idea & they rarely survive & if they do they look awful & grow very slowly... icon_thumright

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Re: Cork Phoenix Canariensis dead

Post by fern Rob » Thu Feb 20, 2014 9:33 pm

it can not be much cooler or they wouldn't have grown so well for so long.

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Re: Cork Phoenix Canariensis dead

Post by redsquirrel » Thu Feb 20, 2014 9:51 pm

just picked up on this thread and hate to say it but i think those two palms are dead
mars ROVER broken down. headgasket faillure

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Re: Cork Phoenix Canariensis dead

Post by Nathan » Fri Feb 21, 2014 12:21 pm

fern Rob wrote:it can not be much cooler or they wouldn't have grown so well for so long.
But it is a much cooler climate than the imported mature Phoenix canariensis would come from...

People have a want for an instant big palm, but in my experience planting a small palm grows better, bigger & faster in the long term icon_thumright

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Re: Cork Phoenix Canariensis dead

Post by fern Rob » Sun Feb 23, 2014 12:18 am

Nathan wrote:
fern Rob wrote:it can not be much cooler or they wouldn't have grown so well for so long.
But it is a much cooler climate than the imported mature Phoenix canariensis would come from...

People have a want for an instant big palm, but in my experience planting a small palm grows better, bigger & faster in the long term icon_thumright
Hopefully some will be planted soon, it will certainly set the glass house off again, as that looks fantastic.

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