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derrick

Tetrapanax

Post by derrick » Tue Mar 04, 2014 10:40 pm

Is this a flower bud I have five growing points ?
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Wilza

Re: Tetrapanax

Post by Wilza » Tue Mar 04, 2014 11:19 pm

I think maybe its a side shoot/branch, not 100% sure

fern Rob

Re: Tetrapanax

Post by fern Rob » Wed Mar 05, 2014 1:41 am

I would also say side shoot.

derrick

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Post by derrick » Wed Mar 05, 2014 5:46 am

Can it branch again I already have 5 growing points from last year ?

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Re: Tetrapanax

Post by Yorkshire Kris » Wed Mar 05, 2014 7:50 am

Flower buds.

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Re: Tetrapanax

Post by bodster » Wed Mar 05, 2014 7:52 am

mine produces flower buds at the end of each year at the end of each growing tip so I suspect its just a side shoot

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Post by Kristen » Wed Mar 05, 2014 8:16 am

Yorkshire Kris wrote:Flower buds.
Rather early? or are you thinking left over from last year?

Or some side effect of the mild winter?

The "flowers" on mine have lasted all winter. I wonder if I ought to look out for seeds, or maybe they have already dropped.

derrick

Re: Tetrapanax

Post by derrick » Wed Mar 05, 2014 4:33 pm

It just looked strange at first .The mild weather made me think was it about to flower .But the normal flower time is the end of the year like fatsia.

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Re: Tetrapanax

Post by Yorkshire Kris » Wed Mar 05, 2014 5:36 pm

Kristen wrote:
Yorkshire Kris wrote:Flower buds.
Rather early? or are you thinking left over from last year?

Or some side effect of the mild winter?

The "flowers" on mine have lasted all winter. I wonder if I ought to look out for seeds, or maybe they have already dropped.

Thinking a late one from last year. The weather has been super mild so I guess it's quite unchartered territory for these to keep growing through winter and this is a sign of this.

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Re: Tetrapanax

Post by Neil Ziemski » Wed Mar 05, 2014 6:44 pm

I have an unusual bulge to one of my growing points so I thought mine might flower.
Also mine are just starting to put on growth so I'll soon find out.

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Re: Tetrapanax

Post by Yorkshire Kris » Wed Mar 12, 2014 6:49 pm

Has the bud opened yet?

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Re: Tetrapanax

Post by derrick » Wed Mar 12, 2014 7:26 pm

Its not done much mine .
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Re: Tetrapanax

Post by Yorkshire Kris » Wed Mar 12, 2014 7:30 pm

derrick wrote:Its not done much mine .

Right there is no doubt now, 110% certain they are flowers! icon_cheers

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