Solandra - has anyone grown this?

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flounder
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Re: Solandra - has anyone grown this?

Post by flounder » Wed Sep 11, 2013 8:24 am

Alexander wrote:We grow it here in our tropical butterflygarden. It flowers during winter. Well if people want cuttings let me know.

Alexander
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Re: Solandra - has anyone grown this?

Post by otorongo » Wed Sep 11, 2013 11:02 am

Mine has put on a fair amount of growth this summer. Still not sure if it's large enough to take cuttings from, but if it survives the winter it should be a decent shrub in a year, so I might take a few for you guys. It's reported to root easily.

I reckon the wood is not as frost-sensitive as that of Brugmansias, though the leaves do burn even with the lightest frost.


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Re: Solandra - has anyone grown this?

Post by Alexander » Thu Sep 12, 2013 1:49 am

Well when I have fresch Solandra cuttings I will let it known here.

Alexander


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