is it dead ?

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is it dead ?

Post by green fingers » Mon Jun 06, 2011 9:01 pm

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not looking too healthy ? is it on its way to the dump?


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Re: is it dead ?

Post by grub » Mon Jun 06, 2011 9:05 pm

Is it squidgy in the top? You don't have to dump it, you could always carve it icon_thumright http://www.pacificbliss.com/images/fin% ... 0Gaua.html
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Re: is it dead ?

Post by green fingers » Mon Jun 06, 2011 9:10 pm

is it squidgy in the top ? no its quite dry and fury ! pour jug of warter on it daily and spray trunk and it sucks it up ! can feel more fonds anouther three put small ! ?


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Re: is it dead ?

Post by grub » Mon Jun 06, 2011 9:22 pm

Ah! A piccies worth a thousand words, it'll be alright; drop a couple of Chicken manure pellets in the crown to give it a bit of a feed or even some ready made Tree Fern food icon_thumleft http://www.deserttojungle.com/products/ ... _food/177/
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Re: is it dead ?

Post by green fingers » Mon Jun 06, 2011 9:31 pm

ok thanx i did put some diluted seaweed feed last month but could not say if it has done anything ?


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Re: is it dead ?

Post by Tom2006 » Mon Jun 06, 2011 10:15 pm

looks like tiny fronds so is still alive. Give it plenty of TLC and hope for the best. No dump yet icon_thumleft
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Re: is it dead ?

Post by kracker » Wed Jul 13, 2011 7:26 am

Mine is exactly the same just little furry bumps it's 3ft tall and i planted it in the late spring it had been in the same pot for a bout 8 years so im guessing it will channeling it's energy into the roots but im gonna give the pellets a ago in the crown and base fingers crossed
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Re: is it dead ?

Post by green fingers » Wed Oct 26, 2011 11:16 am

hi all bit of a update stiil no fonds got excited around july august when it was pushing up five fonds at one time but with in a week they had turned brown and died off ! also have noticed woodlice runnig around the crown is this a good thing ? last week we had a ground frost so decided to bring it into the conservatory as tempature a bit more constiance is there any dos or donts for growing inside ? watering feeding etc !


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Re: is it dead ?

Post by The Codfather » Wed Oct 26, 2011 11:28 am

Hi...I have woodlice etc in mine outside...so I think thats normal......just keep it moist in the crown.
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Re: is it dead ?

Post by pdid » Wed Oct 26, 2011 3:34 pm

green fingers wrote:last week we had a ground frost so decided to bring it into the conservatory as tempature a bit more constiance is there any dos or donts for growing inside ? watering feeding etc !
Make sure you water it every day, lots of water. Your fern is in the process of recovering it will produce bigger fronds again but it will be a few years before it does.

Was it kept in the conservatory last winter? If so was it watered?

I had the same with my smaller one a few years ago, it was kept in the con over winter and wasn`t watered. I`ve had 2 full flushes from it this year but the fronds are still smaller than I would lik, they are getting bigger each flush though.


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Re: is it dead ?

Post by kracker » Wed Oct 26, 2011 3:52 pm

Mine now has 3 or 4 nodes im not giving up im thinking of piping a radiator behind it i guess our lass would'nt be happy :shock: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
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