Large tree ferns in UK!

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Re: Large tree ferns in UK!

Post by cordyman » Mon Jan 06, 2014 6:42 pm

These arn't huge, but the biggest i've seen around here in some abundance, unfortunately some were killed off in 2009/2010 as can be seen by the empty crowns

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Re: Large tree ferns in UK!

Post by Arlon Tishmarsh » Mon Jan 06, 2014 6:57 pm

Bristol Botanical Gardens........

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Re: Large tree ferns in UK!

Post by Leigh » Tue Jan 07, 2014 6:16 pm

Some tall ones at Logan Botanical Gardens in Scotland, Link below

http://www.hardytropicals.co.uk/forum/v ... an#p328051
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Re: Large tree ferns in UK!

Post by fern Rob » Wed Jan 08, 2014 9:22 pm

cordyman wrote:These arn't huge, but the biggest i've seen around here in some abundance, unfortunately some were killed off in 2009/2010 as can be seen by the empty crowns

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looks like C Dealbata to the right hand side of the picture.

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Re: Large tree ferns in UK!

Post by fern Rob » Wed Jan 08, 2014 9:27 pm

Arlon Tishmarsh wrote:Bristol Botanical Gardens........

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Looks like i will have to visit the garden. :lol:

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Re: Large tree ferns in UK!

Post by nicebutdim » Fri Feb 07, 2014 7:55 pm

doncasterpalmguy123 wrote:Hello there, i have recently became very interested in tree ferns especially D. Antarctica. I thought since there are other large plant threads i'd start one for tree ferns. So if anyone has any or knows of any large tree ferns in the UK, then please share your pictures. I would love to see them and I'm sure others would too! Regards DPG123 :D
Ironiccally the large tree ferns I have have recently developed smaller leaves than the smaller ones ,some three feet or so high have done fantastic and the tall ones have developed smaller leaves over the years ,some I have had for fifteen years.The used to get fed with chicken pellets with very little initial result that I could tell.

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Re: Large tree ferns in UK!

Post by dino » Sat Feb 08, 2014 3:48 pm

Helligan is impressive but tallest I've seen are probably East Ruston Old Vicarage.

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Re: Large tree ferns in UK!

Post by charliepridham » Sat Feb 08, 2014 4:02 pm

Penjerrick has some very old tree ferns (the oldest in the UK, so happy are they there that there are hundreds of self sown spoorlings around the gardens even saw some growing on tree branches above ground, if visiting do wear wellies its always wet
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Re: Large tree ferns in UK!

Post by fern Rob » Sat Feb 08, 2014 10:28 pm

i wish tree ferns would naturally germinate in my garden.

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Re: Large tree ferns in UK!

Post by Leigh » Fri Feb 14, 2014 12:59 pm

fern Rob wrote:i wish tree ferns would naturally germinate in my garden.
Give the the right conditions to grow in and they will
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Re: Large tree ferns in UK!

Post by fern Rob » Fri Feb 14, 2014 2:00 pm

Leigh wrote:
fern Rob wrote:i wish tree ferns would naturally germinate in my garden.
Give the the right conditions to grow in and they will
The garden couldn't be any damper, the lawn completely died.

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