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  2. JWK
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    What's looking Exotic 2024

    I wondered what season it was in Puerto de la Cruz:scratch:
    I wondered what season it was in Puerto de la Cruz:scratch:
    I wondered what season it was in Puerto de la Cruz:scratch:
    I wondered what season it was in Puerto de la Cruz:scratch:
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  5. Victoria

    Adenium obesum (Desert Rose)

    Had J bring them out of the The Baffa to the front coffee table. The little ones are leafless.
    Had J bring them out of the The Baffa to the front coffee table. The little ones are leafless.
    Had J bring them out of the The Baffa to the front coffee table. The little ones are leafless.
    Had J bring them out of the The Baffa to the front coffee table. The little ones are leafless.
    Adenium Nursery 22 Aug 22.jpg Adenium Nurseru 25 Aug 22.jpg DSC03273.JPG Adenium 25 Aug 22.jpg Plumeria2 25 Aug 22.jpg Adeium 6 Sep 22.jpg
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  6. ricky101

    Phal Orchid Spikes

    Thanks, similar to cutting the stem part way back after flowering to encourage a second shoot.Will give it a try as only looking to delay some of them a few weeks.
    Thanks, similar to cutting the stem part way back after flowering to encourage a second shoot.Will give it a try as only looking to delay some of them a few weeks.
    Thanks, similar to cutting the stem part way back after flowering to encourage a second shoot.Will give it a try as only looking to delay some of them a few weeks.
    Thanks, similar to cutting the stem part way back after flowering to encourage a second shoot.Will give it a try as only looking to delay some of them a few weeks.
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  7. Victoria
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    Hibiscus rosa-sinensis

    New Hibiscus potted up in the rain.
    New Hibiscus potted up in the rain.
    New Hibiscus potted up in the rain.
    New Hibiscus potted up in the rain.
    Hib1 6 May.jpg Hib1 22 Jun.jpg Hib2 22 Jun.jpg Hibiscus 2 June 2012.JPG Hibiscus Pagoda Red 9 May 21.jpg Hibiscus Peach 1 Jun.jpg
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  8. Fof

    Dendrobium kingianum

    I think Glendurgan is, to all intents and purposes, a frost free site.
    I think Glendurgan is, to all intents and purposes, a frost free site.
    I think Glendurgan is, to all intents and purposes, a frost free site.
    I think Glendurgan is, to all intents and purposes, a frost free site.
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  9. welshone

    Banana Musa Basjoo - Pups

    I've been growing musas for years now and still find them fascinating I've even had one of them produce 'fruit' . when it comes to pups I tend to leave them until their 1-2 feet then with the aid...
    I've been growing musas for years now and still find them fascinating I've even had one of them produce 'fruit' . when it comes to pups I tend to leave them until their 1-2 feet then with the aid of a hose pipe and a sharp knife I water around the pup enough to get my hand deep enough down in...
    I've been growing musas for years now and still find them fascinating I've even had one of them produce 'fruit' . when it comes to pups I tend to leave them until their 1-2 feet then with the aid of a hose pipe and a sharp knife I water around...
    I've been growing musas for years now and still find them fascinating I've even had one of them produce 'fruit' . when it comes to pups I tend to leave them until their 1-2 feet then with the aid...
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  10. Victoria
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    PROTEA 'TANGO" Orange Pincushion (Leucospermum)

    I have always thought cold tea was good for plants, ;) I have even put J's coffee grounds on things. And milk that has gone off, watered down. I was brought up to use what is available.
    I have always thought cold tea was good for plants, ;) I have even put J's coffee grounds on things. And milk that has gone off, watered down. I was brought up to use what is available.
    I have always thought cold tea was good for plants, ;) I have even put J's coffee grounds on things. And milk that has gone off, watered down. I was brought up to use what is available.
    I have always thought cold tea was good for plants, ;) I have even put J's coffee grounds on things. And milk that has gone off, watered down. I was brought up to use what is available.
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  11. Fof

    Orchid advice. please

    I had a blue one gifted to me by our daughter. When it flowered in subsequent years it was white! Though the blue & pink where very nice these colours in Orchids are not natural.
    I had a blue one gifted to me by our daughter. When it flowered in subsequent years it was white! Though the blue & pink where very nice these colours in Orchids are not natural.
    I had a blue one gifted to me by our daughter. When it flowered in subsequent years it was white! Though the blue & pink where very nice these colours in Orchids are not natural.
    I had a blue one gifted to me by our daughter. When it flowered in subsequent years it was white! Though the blue & pink where very nice these colours in Orchids are not natural.
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  12. Loofah
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    Cannas 2023

    New thread here : Canna 2024
    New thread here : Canna 2024
    New thread here : Canna 2024
    New thread here : Canna 2024
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  13. JWK
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    What's looking Exotic in 2023

    Link to new threadWhat's looking Exotic 2024
    Link to new threadWhat's looking Exotic 2024
    Link to new threadWhat's looking Exotic 2024
    Link to new threadWhat's looking Exotic 2024
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  14. Fof

    Orchid feed question

    Just been watering the orchids and looking on the Vitax bottles of fertilisers they show rather different values to yours.Growth 100 - 30 - 50 Bloom 50 - 30 -100You could probably use...
    Just been watering the orchids and looking on the Vitax bottles of fertilisers they show rather different values to yours.Growth 100 - 30 - 50 Bloom 50 - 30 -100You could probably use any standard balanced fertiliser but at 1/4 strength, which some of the old hands seem to do to save...
    Just been watering the orchids and looking on the Vitax bottles of fertilisers they show rather different values to yours.Growth 100 - 30 - 50 Bloom 50 - 30 -100You could probably use any standard balanced fertiliser but at 1/4...
    Just been watering the orchids and looking on the Vitax bottles of fertilisers they show rather different values to yours.Growth 100 - 30 - 50 Bloom 50 - 30 -100You could probably use...
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  15. Victoria
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    Jatropha multifida

    I took four leaves off the multifida an two off the podagrica and think another two will have to go. The podariga did this last year.
    I took four leaves off the multifida an two off the podagrica and think another two will have to go. The podariga did this last year.
    I took four leaves off the multifida an two off the podagrica and think another two will have to go. The podariga did this last year.
    I took four leaves off the multifida an two off the podagrica and think another two will have to go. The podariga did this last year.
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  16. Victoria

    Iochroma

    Reading back, I saw this question I did not appear to answer. We do it twice a year, late Spring and Autumn.
    Reading back, I saw this question I did not appear to answer. We do it twice a year, late Spring and Autumn.
    Reading back, I saw this question I did not appear to answer. We do it twice a year, late Spring and Autumn.
    Reading back, I saw this question I did not appear to answer. We do it twice a year, late Spring and Autumn.
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  17. Victoria
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    Cycas revoluta

    He is very handsome ...
    He is very handsome ...
    He is very handsome ...
    He is very handsome ...
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  18. Victoria
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    Jacaranda mimosifolia

    Here we are 2023 so time to get the Jacarandas pollarded.We left the one on the lane this year doing well up the lamp post ..But the one in the garden by the path to the house was cut back...
    Here we are 2023 so time to get the Jacarandas pollarded.We left the one on the lane this year doing well up the lamp post ..But the one in the garden by the path to the house was cut back ...
    Here we are 2023 so time to get the Jacarandas pollarded.We left the one on the lane this year doing well up the lamp post ..But the one in the garden by the path to the house was cut back ...
    Here we are 2023 so time to get the Jacarandas pollarded.We left the one on the lane this year doing well up the lamp post ..But the one in the garden by the path to the house was cut back...
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  19. Victoria
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    Melaleuca

    The Melaleuca was leaning too much, on Friday ...... so Saturday I had it cut back drastically ...
    The Melaleuca was leaning too much, on Friday ...... so Saturday I had it cut back drastically ...
    The Melaleuca was leaning too much, on Friday ...... so Saturday I had it cut back drastically ...
    The Melaleuca was leaning too much, on Friday ...... so Saturday I had it cut back drastically ...
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  20. Kitte

    Orchid treatment.

    I would just like to draw the attention of you orchid lovers to some YouTube videos I have been finding very useful recently.They are called Happiness Garden and are from somewhere in the far...
    I would just like to draw the attention of you orchid lovers to some YouTube videos I have been finding very useful recently.They are called Happiness Garden and are from somewhere in the far east, all about orchids and how to treat them. Filmed with no narrative, just lovely music, with a...
    I would just like to draw the attention of you orchid lovers to some YouTube videos I have been finding very useful recently.They are called Happiness Garden and are from somewhere in the far east, all about orchids and how to treat them....
    I would just like to draw the attention of you orchid lovers to some YouTube videos I have been finding very useful recently.They are called Happiness Garden and are from somewhere in the far...
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  21. Aly1234

    Lemon tree in pot

    My mission this winter is to keep this one alive! Need to make some more lemonchello haha. Thank you for your suggestions :)
    My mission this winter is to keep this one alive! Need to make some more lemonchello haha. Thank you for your suggestions :)
    My mission this winter is to keep this one alive! Need to make some more lemonchello haha. Thank you for your suggestions :)
    My mission this winter is to keep this one alive! Need to make some more lemonchello haha. Thank you for your suggestions :)
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  22. Victoria

    ID Please

    @Victoria I think it is Pseuderanthemum carruthersii of which there are various colour forms. An attractive tender plant.
    @Victoria I think it is Pseuderanthemum carruthersii of which there are various colour forms. An attractive tender plant.
    @Victoria I think it is Pseuderanthemum carruthersii of which there are various colour forms. An attractive tender plant.
    @Victoria I think it is Pseuderanthemum carruthersii of which there are various colour forms. An attractive tender plant.
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  23. Aly1234

    Olive tree help

    I think if it was mine I'd leave it for now and give it a tri to shape next April.
    I think if it was mine I'd leave it for now and give it a tri to shape next April.
    I think if it was mine I'd leave it for now and give it a tri to shape next April.
    I think if it was mine I'd leave it for now and give it a tri to shape next April.
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  24. Victoria
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    Plumeria

    It's....different :) Hardy to -4C according to Wiki, but the flowers aren't very scented.
    It's....different :) Hardy to -4C according to Wiki, but the flowers aren't very scented.
    It's....different :) Hardy to -4C according to Wiki, but the flowers aren't very scented.
    It's....different :) Hardy to -4C according to Wiki, but the flowers aren't very scented.
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