Ferns

kata

Ferns

Post by kata » Sun Mar 16, 2014 10:51 am

I got an email from Waitrose,

I was'nt buying but Interested how much plants were.

24 in=2foot when I was in school they want £129.99 ........... :ahhh!:

http://www.waitrosegarden.com/plants/_/ ... ssid.1817/

fern Rob

Re: Ferns

Post by fern Rob » Sun Mar 16, 2014 11:20 am

Some places you could buy 2 if not 3 for that price.

kata

Re: Ferns

Post by kata » Sun Mar 16, 2014 8:48 pm

Shocking Rob!!

They will probably get left with them.

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kevineden

Re: Ferns

Post by kevineden » Wed Mar 19, 2014 7:04 pm

£25 per foot is the going rate ? waitrose the shop for the rich :shock:

kata

Re: Ferns

Post by kata » Wed Mar 19, 2014 8:27 pm

I paid not inc postage £50.00, bit bigger than two foot last year.

Have to admit Waitrose does seem over pricing stuff.

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fern Rob

Re: Ferns

Post by fern Rob » Wed Mar 19, 2014 8:30 pm

kata wrote:I paid not inc postage £50.00, bit bigger than two foot last year.

Have to admit Waitrose does seem over pricing stuff.

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Bigger than 2ft, are you referring to the overall hight?

kata

Re: Ferns

Post by kata » Wed Mar 19, 2014 8:38 pm

This big Rob, day 1,
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miketropic

Re: Ferns

Post by miketropic » Thu Mar 20, 2014 9:18 am

I just wish I could find one of that size for sale :(

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Re: Ferns

Post by ConcreteJungle » Thu Mar 20, 2014 9:37 am

How far out does a 2ft tree ferns fronds get? I am after a 2ft one, but unsure...

fern Rob

Re: Ferns

Post by fern Rob » Thu Mar 20, 2014 10:23 am

ConcreteJungle wrote:How far out does a 2ft tree ferns fronds get? I am after a 2ft one, but unsure...
Realistically 3ft here I would say.

kata

Re: Ferns

Post by kata » Thu Mar 20, 2014 4:41 pm

I just wish I could find one of that size for sale :(
Where Mike..US?

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The Fern leaves are over three foot I think.
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Re: Ferns

Post by daz h » Thu Mar 20, 2014 6:09 pm

at a garden centre near me that i visited at the weekend they had ones with about a foot of trunk for £11,99 .
is that a good price ? i was just browsing and fancy one but am waiting til the threat of frost has gone before i start spending out again.

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Re: Ferns

Post by Yorkshire Kris » Thu Mar 20, 2014 6:12 pm

daz h wrote:at a garden centre near me that i visited at the weekend they had ones with about a foot of trunk for £11,99 .
is that a good price ? i was just browsing and fancy one but am waiting til the threat of frost has gone before i start spending out again.
Excellent price!

Delboy

Re: Ferns

Post by Delboy » Thu Mar 20, 2014 6:16 pm

ConcreteJungle wrote:How far out does a 2ft tree ferns fronds get? I am after a 2ft one, but unsure...
When I had a 2 footer planted under a pergola the fronds were over 6' long. I had to move it in the end and the following year they grew to about 3'.

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Re: Ferns

Post by daz h » Thu Mar 20, 2014 7:09 pm

Yorkshire Kris wrote:
Excellent price!

cheers kris , thats another plant i have to find space for then.

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