anyone planted out his maurelli ?

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anyone planted out his maurelli ?

Post by eddie » Mon Mar 03, 2014 3:33 pm

Forecasts are looking good, I doubt there will be frost in the garden....

Has anyone planted out the Maurelli yet or is that a dumb idea with the risks of frosty nights in mind?

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Re: anyone planted out his maurelli ?

Post by derrick » Mon Mar 03, 2014 4:28 pm

Not planting mine in till April or more May .They don't do lot if planted out early .I will move mine to unheated conservatory soon .


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Re: anyone planted out his maurelli ?

Post by Tom2006 » Mon Mar 03, 2014 4:54 pm

No chance. Only a few of mine made it so far. Ill pot them up in a week or so and try to get them growing inside first. Frosts certainly possible here into may.
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Re: anyone planted out his maurelli ?

Post by Panama Pete » Mon Mar 03, 2014 5:11 pm

Not a chance, still stored dry. Not even going to pot up yet.


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Re: anyone planted out his maurelli ?

Post by Blairs » Mon Mar 03, 2014 5:31 pm

Potted mine up today. Had all my overwintered plants out in the sun all afternoon. Good times.


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Re: anyone planted out his maurelli ?

Post by Mowgley » Mon Mar 03, 2014 7:30 pm

No not yet, mines in the house growing on the window sill and new roots showing through the bottom of the pot :D
Might stick it in the un heated GH in a few day though when the night time lows are a touch higher
Lost my ensete ventricosum green one though.


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Re: anyone planted out his maurelli ?

Post by Rabbie » Tue Mar 04, 2014 1:07 pm

Staying dry till mid April, then potted up for planting out in May.


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Re: anyone planted out his maurelli ?

Post by ourarka » Tue Mar 04, 2014 7:28 pm

Came out of storage a week ago .... starting to move so will get a drop of water at the weekend


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Re: anyone planted out his maurelli ?

Post by karl66 » Tue Mar 04, 2014 7:56 pm

Always keep mine potted & on the dry side, its started to move nicely now & I shall start to climatize it this wkend & put it on the patio.


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Re: anyone planted out his maurelli ?

Post by fieldfest » Wed Mar 05, 2014 4:14 pm

mine are still in the loft and will be for another month


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Post by The Codfather » Wed Mar 05, 2014 4:47 pm

karl66 wrote:Always keep mine potted & on the dry side, its started to move nicely now & I shall start to climatize it this wkend & put it on the patio.
same here apart from the later......mine will stay in the heated greenhouse.
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Re: anyone planted out his maurelli ?

Post by derrick » Wed Mar 05, 2014 8:43 pm

My Maurelii also has roots out the bottom of the pot .My green fell over and had some damage to the roots and that caused root rot .I cut the roots off and now they regrown all good .Not given no water since October .My wife want happy I used a hairdryer to dry them out .


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Re: anyone planted out his maurelli ?

Post by CW01 » Thu Mar 06, 2014 7:09 am

Not planting out just yet but with the forecast for next week I will move all mine outside in their pots
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Re: anyone planted out his maurelli ?

Post by fern Rob » Thu Mar 06, 2014 9:23 am

I just covered one up that was planted out this winter, it doesn't look too healthy but its still alive .
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Re: anyone planted out his maurelli ?

Post by kata » Thu Mar 06, 2014 10:30 am

You hope Rob, It could be May or June before you see the damage,

It was orange goo from a winter damage Cycad of mine, may be a different color for Ensetes damage.

It would be as rare as rocking horse poo for an Ensete to make it planted out all winter. Although frost was minimal to most its been very cold and wet for months.

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