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  2. JWK
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    What's looking Exotic in 2020

    Nice collection, not sure that is the right species for Tequila,;) but they look good just the same.
    Nice collection, not sure that is the right species for Tequila,;) but they look good just the same.
    Nice collection, not sure that is the right species for Tequila,;) but they look good just the same.
    Nice collection, not sure that is the right species for Tequila,;) but they look good just the same.
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  3. ARMANDII
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    CANNA - 2020

    My cannas are over 7 ft tall, they have taken a bit of a battering in the recent gales:
    My cannas are over 7 ft tall, they have taken a bit of a battering in the recent gales:
    My cannas are over 7 ft tall, they have taken a bit of a battering in the recent gales:
    My cannas are over 7 ft tall, they have taken a bit of a battering in the recent gales:
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  4. Marley Farley
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    How to Germinate a Mango...!

    I know this isn’t a plant but I had to just show you this picture........
    I know this isn’t a plant but I had to just show you this picture........
    I know this isn’t a plant but I had to just show you this picture........
    I know this isn’t a plant but I had to just show you this picture........
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  6. buddleia64

    Fig Tree

    I've got a brown turkey that grows in a pot outside - last week I went over it and removed anything bigger than a pea. Anything smaller should "pause" over winter and resume developing once the...
    I've got a brown turkey that grows in a pot outside - last week I went over it and removed anything bigger than a pea. Anything smaller should "pause" over winter and resume developing once the weather warms up next year; in previous years I've found about 50% of them go on to ripen properly,...
    I've got a brown turkey that grows in a pot outside - last week I went over it and removed anything bigger than a pea. Anything smaller should "pause" over winter and resume developing once the weather warms up next year; in previous years I've...
    I've got a brown turkey that grows in a pot outside - last week I went over it and removed anything bigger than a pea. Anything smaller should "pause" over winter and resume developing once the...
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  7. Texas Pete

    Chamaerops planting and questions.

    Well it is definitely growing nicely, has thrown out loads of new growth on the top, and has been suckering since I posted this - although no doubt this will wind down as winter approaches! Cheers!
    Well it is definitely growing nicely, has thrown out loads of new growth on the top, and has been suckering since I posted this - although no doubt this will wind down as winter approaches! Cheers!
    Well it is definitely growing nicely, has thrown out loads of new growth on the top, and has been suckering since I posted this - although no doubt this will wind down as winter approaches! Cheers!
    Well it is definitely growing nicely, has thrown out loads of new growth on the top, and has been suckering since I posted this - although no doubt this will wind down as winter approaches! Cheers!
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  8. Guy Greening

    Germinating bonsai

    Thank you so much mike and selleri I will look up both of them sites and thanks again for the information both of you it’s a massive help @Selleri @Mike Allen
    Thank you so much mike and selleri I will look up both of them sites and thanks again for the information both of you it’s a massive help @Selleri @Mike Allen
    Thank you so much mike and selleri I will look up both of them sites and thanks again for the information both of you it’s a massive help @Selleri @Mike Allen
    Thank you so much mike and selleri I will look up both of them sites and thanks again for the information both of you it’s a massive help @Selleri @Mike Allen
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  9. john mackay
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    First thread ,few pics hopefully

    Will try sort out a picture
    Will try sort out a picture
    Will try sort out a picture
    Will try sort out a picture
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  10. buddleia64

    Lemon Tree Over Winter

    Mine comes into the conservatory each Winter, usually around the end of October. The Meyers Lemon (lemon/Mandarin cross) also comes in too. Because it is heated I keep them moist as the...
    Mine comes into the conservatory each Winter, usually around the end of October. The Meyers Lemon (lemon/Mandarin cross) also comes in too. Because it is heated I keep them moist as the temperature rarely drops below 8c even on the coldest nights.
    Mine comes into the conservatory each Winter, usually around the end of October. The Meyers Lemon (lemon/Mandarin cross) also comes in too. Because it is heated I keep them moist as the temperature rarely drops below 8c even on the coldest nights.
    Mine comes into the conservatory each Winter, usually around the end of October. The Meyers Lemon (lemon/Mandarin cross) also comes in too. Because it is heated I keep them moist as the...
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  11. Black Orchid

    Help for tropical hibiscus wanted

    Thank you very much, Luis. I follow all these recommendations. The only thing which is different is that I treat my hibiscuses as houseplants.
    Thank you very much, Luis. I follow all these recommendations. The only thing which is different is that I treat my hibiscuses as houseplants.
    Thank you very much, Luis. I follow all these recommendations. The only thing which is different is that I treat my hibiscuses as houseplants.
    Thank you very much, Luis. I follow all these recommendations. The only thing which is different is that I treat my hibiscuses as houseplants.
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  12. Purple Streaks

    Starting off with tropicals

    Update on tropical seedRooting through a forgotten box of seed I have found some p kts of seed from Chilterns seeds . I have Protea and Banksia.CId thought about soaking them for a few...
    Update on tropical seedRooting through a forgotten box of seed I have found some p kts of seed from Chilterns seeds . I have Protea and Banksia.CId thought about soaking them for a few hours in tepid water.or even overnight and planting in a seed tray, maybe using a propagators which goes...
    Update on tropical seedRooting through a forgotten box of seed I have found some p kts of seed from Chilterns seeds . I have Protea and Banksia.CId thought about soaking them for a few hours in tepid water.or even overnight and planting in...
    Update on tropical seedRooting through a forgotten box of seed I have found some p kts of seed from Chilterns seeds . I have Protea and Banksia.CId thought about soaking them for a few...
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  13. ARMANDII
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    NEWLY BOUGHT TREE FERN

    Unfortunately this is a unexpected side effect of CV-19, and lots of online nurseries where caught out, we sell a lot of summer bedding plugs and perennial 9cm liners online, previous years during...
    Unfortunately this is a unexpected side effect of CV-19, and lots of online nurseries where caught out, we sell a lot of summer bedding plugs and perennial 9cm liners online, previous years during peak, we would send out 250 to 300 packages a day, this year 500 -600, and no staff, as everyone...
    Unfortunately this is a unexpected side effect of CV-19, and lots of online nurseries where caught out, we sell a lot of summer bedding plugs and perennial 9cm liners online, previous years during peak, we would send out 250 to 300 packages a...
    Unfortunately this is a unexpected side effect of CV-19, and lots of online nurseries where caught out, we sell a lot of summer bedding plugs and perennial 9cm liners online, previous years during...
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  14. momo1103

    Yellow spots on lemon plant

    Hi all, Does anyone know why my lemon plant has recently started getting small yellow spots on its leaves? If it is harmful how do I get rid of them/make sure it doesn't get any more?
    Hi all, Does anyone know why my lemon plant has recently started getting small yellow spots on its leaves? If it is harmful how do I get rid of them/make sure it doesn't get any more?
    Hi all, Does anyone know why my lemon plant has recently started getting small yellow spots on its leaves? If it is harmful how do I get rid of them/make sure it doesn't get any more?
    Hi all, Does anyone know why my lemon plant has recently started getting small yellow spots on its leaves? If it is harmful how do I get rid of them/make sure it doesn't get any more?
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  15. Victoria

    Schinus molle (Peruvian pepper)

    Thanks Pete. The trunk is about two meters tall so not too small, plus in giant pot If T'other Hallf doesn't want to tackle it, I'll wait till Ben the Gardener comes in a week or two to trim...
    Thanks Pete. The trunk is about two meters tall so not too small, plus in giant pot If T'other Hallf doesn't want to tackle it, I'll wait till Ben the Gardener comes in a week or two to trim the shrubs (Tecomaria, Tecoma Stans, Oleanders) ... I don't 'do' ladders! :biggrin:
    Thanks Pete. The trunk is about two meters tall so not too small, plus in giant pot If T'other Hallf doesn't want to tackle it, I'll wait till Ben the Gardener comes in a week or two to trim the shrubs (Tecomaria, Tecoma Stans, Oleanders) ......
    Thanks Pete. The trunk is about two meters tall so not too small, plus in giant pot If T'other Hallf doesn't want to tackle it, I'll wait till Ben the Gardener comes in a week or two to trim...
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  16. weedaway

    Tropical Propagation

    :scratch:I guess its too late to take them back.
    :scratch:I guess its too late to take them back.
    :scratch:I guess its too late to take them back.
    :scratch:I guess its too late to take them back.
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  17. Black Orchid
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    Happy to share my excitement!

    How kind of you to even think so! I only started learning when I joined GC in 2006 ... I didn't even have a computer till then nor a digital camera. I have learned so much from @pete,...
    How kind of you to even think so! I only started learning when I joined GC in 2006 ... I didn't even have a computer till then nor a digital camera. I have learned so much from @pete, @strongylodon, @JWK and a few others who have left the forum. I have taken advice from those not in my...
    How kind of you to even think so! I only started learning when I joined GC in 2006 ... I didn't even have a computer till then nor a digital camera. I have learned so much from @pete, @strongylodon, @JWK and a few others who have left the...
    How kind of you to even think so! I only started learning when I joined GC in 2006 ... I didn't even have a computer till then nor a digital camera. I have learned so much from @pete,...
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  18. Black Orchid

    Could anybody share their experience growing dwarf Crape Myrtle Berry Dazzle?

    Wow! So beautiful!
    Wow! So beautiful!
    Wow! So beautiful!
    Wow! So beautiful!
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  19. Black Orchid

    Is anybody successfully growing Acacia Dealbata?

    Sorry, Caroline, If I try again to germinate Acacia Dealbata seeds, I'll do it in spring as I have too much things to do in the garden now. If you germinate some Acacia Dealbata seeds now tell me...
    Sorry, Caroline, If I try again to germinate Acacia Dealbata seeds, I'll do it in spring as I have too much things to do in the garden now. If you germinate some Acacia Dealbata seeds now tell me later about your experience, please.
    Sorry, Caroline, If I try again to germinate Acacia Dealbata seeds, I'll do it in spring as I have too much things to do in the garden now. If you germinate some Acacia Dealbata seeds now tell me later about your experience, please.
    Sorry, Caroline, If I try again to germinate Acacia Dealbata seeds, I'll do it in spring as I have too much things to do in the garden now. If you germinate some Acacia Dealbata seeds now tell me...
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  20. Floyd

    What on earth can I do with this large Yucca ?

    Will do! Thanks
    Will do! Thanks
    Will do! Thanks
    Will do! Thanks
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  21. Black Orchid
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    The First Flower on My Angel's Trumpet!

    Now I already have 2 blooming flowers on my Angel's Trumpet.
    Now I already have 2 blooming flowers on my Angel's Trumpet.
    Now I already have 2 blooming flowers on my Angel's Trumpet.
    Now I already have 2 blooming flowers on my Angel's Trumpet.
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  22. buddleia64

    Another Tropical buy!

    Big is not always beautiful,;) I like to pot plants on into progressively bigger pots until the final pot size, makes better use of the compost and avoids over watering and root rot that can happen...
    Big is not always beautiful,;) I like to pot plants on into progressively bigger pots until the final pot size, makes better use of the compost and avoids over watering and root rot that can happen with a small plant sitting in a large amount of wet compost.
    Big is not always beautiful,;) I like to pot plants on into progressively bigger pots until the final pot size, makes better use of the compost and avoids over watering and root rot that can happen with a small plant sitting in a large amount of...
    Big is not always beautiful,;) I like to pot plants on into progressively bigger pots until the final pot size, makes better use of the compost and avoids over watering and root rot that can happen...
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  23. Black Orchid

    Need help with Bougainvillea

    Enjoy the flowers when the buds open.
    Enjoy the flowers when the buds open.
    Enjoy the flowers when the buds open.
    Enjoy the flowers when the buds open.
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  24. buddleia64

    Is my Lemon Tree OK?

    Thanks everyone. How much water are people giving - a) In this warm weather b) when it gets cooler and through winter? I water mine every few days and the compost looks very dry inbetween. It`s...
    Thanks everyone. How much water are people giving - a) In this warm weather b) when it gets cooler and through winter? I water mine every few days and the compost looks very dry inbetween. It`s never soaking wet even soon after heavy rain or the day after watering. I am thinking of when I have...
    Thanks everyone. How much water are people giving - a) In this warm weather b) when it gets cooler and through winter? I water mine every few days and the compost looks very dry inbetween. It`s never soaking wet even soon after heavy rain or the...
    Thanks everyone. How much water are people giving - a) In this warm weather b) when it gets cooler and through winter? I water mine every few days and the compost looks very dry inbetween. It`s...
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  25. Black Orchid

    Need help with my Cannas

    Thank you for your reply.
    Thank you for your reply.
    Thank you for your reply.
    Thank you for your reply.
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