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  2. Marley Farley
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    How to Germinate a Mango...!

    My mango trees never survive more than a few months, they are from commercially brought mangoes
    My mango trees never survive more than a few months, they are from commercially brought mangoes
    My mango trees never survive more than a few months, they are from commercially brought mangoes
    My mango trees never survive more than a few months, they are from commercially brought mangoes
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  3. JWK
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    What's looking Exotic in 2022

    Well good for you, but you will not find Cymbidiums difficult, they are easy but a bit slow to come up with the goods, flowers is that, but once they do a flower spike can last a couple of months,...
    Well good for you, but you will not find Cymbidiums difficult, they are easy but a bit slow to come up with the goods, flowers is that, but once they do a flower spike can last a couple of months, worth the effort.
    Well good for you, but you will not find Cymbidiums difficult, they are easy but a bit slow to come up with the goods, flowers is that, but once they do a flower spike can last a couple of months, worth the effort.
    Well good for you, but you will not find Cymbidiums difficult, they are easy but a bit slow to come up with the goods, flowers is that, but once they do a flower spike can last a couple of months,...
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  4. JWK
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    Cannas 2022

    We all do! :roflol:
    We all do! :roflol:
    We all do! :roflol:
    We all do! :roflol:
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  6. HarryS

    Canna ~2013~

    Thanks pete :dbgrtmb: I'll cut off the stem now on the smaller rhizome pieces and let them dry . I store all my rhizomes in slightly damp compost . My big ( now huge ! ) Canna rhizomes I'll divide when...
    Thanks pete :dbgrtmb: I'll cut off the stem now on the smaller rhizome pieces and let them dry . I store all my rhizomes in slightly damp compost . My big ( now huge ! ) Canna rhizomes I'll divide when potting up in March.
    Thanks pete :dbgrtmb: I'll cut off the stem now on the smaller rhizome pieces and let them dry . I store all my rhizomes in slightly damp compost . My big ( now huge ! ) Canna rhizomes I'll divide when potting up in March.
    Thanks pete :dbgrtmb: I'll cut off the stem now on the smaller rhizome pieces and let them dry . I store all my rhizomes in slightly damp compost . My big ( now huge ! ) Canna rhizomes I'll divide when...
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  7. ARMANDII
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    WHAT'S LOOKING EXOTIC IN 2017

    Yes, I tend to fall over in the dark! :snorky:
    Yes, I tend to fall over in the dark! :snorky:
    Yes, I tend to fall over in the dark! :snorky:
    Yes, I tend to fall over in the dark! :snorky:
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  8. ARMANDII
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    WHAT'S LOOKING EXOTIC IN 2015

    There is a 2017 thread now
    There is a 2017 thread now
    There is a 2017 thread now
    There is a 2017 thread now
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  9. Wayne
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    Brugmansias

    I would like to give them a trim as they take loads of space in the greenhouse , but as one is flowering and the other is making seeds , will leave like that . I really wanted to create some...
    I would like to give them a trim as they take loads of space in the greenhouse , but as one is flowering and the other is making seeds , will leave like that . I really wanted to create some hybrids but don`t have many variety at the monent , but I`ve notice that thepink brugmansia produce...
    I would like to give them a trim as they take loads of space in the greenhouse , but as one is flowering and the other is making seeds , will leave like that . I really wanted to create some hybrids but don`t have many variety at the monent ,...
    I would like to give them a trim as they take loads of space in the greenhouse , but as one is flowering and the other is making seeds , will leave like that . I really wanted to create some...
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  10. PeterS
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    Bananas

    The basjoo on it's 2nd leaf, 1st one shredded 3rd roller coming now. The sikkimensis on its 2nd leaf, 2 the 3 ensetes died but the biggest survived and is now in the garden in a 50L pot
    The basjoo on it's 2nd leaf, 1st one shredded 3rd roller coming now. The sikkimensis on its 2nd leaf, 2 the 3 ensetes died but the biggest survived and is now in the garden in a 50L pot
    The basjoo on it's 2nd leaf, 1st one shredded 3rd roller coming now. The sikkimensis on its 2nd leaf, 2 the 3 ensetes died but the biggest survived and is now in the garden in a 50L pot
    The basjoo on it's 2nd leaf, 1st one shredded 3rd roller coming now. The sikkimensis on its 2nd leaf, 2 the 3 ensetes died but the biggest survived and is now in the garden in a 50L pot
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  11. PeterS
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    What's looking exotic in 2016

    As long as it remains frost free it stays undamaged. Plenty of buds coming (although they take longer to form fully) and the flowers are definitely better if I follow the "cool is better" regime.
    As long as it remains frost free it stays undamaged. Plenty of buds coming (although they take longer to form fully) and the flowers are definitely better if I follow the "cool is better" regime.
    As long as it remains frost free it stays undamaged. Plenty of buds coming (although they take longer to form fully) and the flowers are definitely better if I follow the "cool is better" regime.
    As long as it remains frost free it stays undamaged. Plenty of buds coming (although they take longer to form fully) and the flowers are definitely better if I follow the "cool is better" regime.
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  12. joolz68
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    Canna 2014

    It was the Karchesky seed Jooz.
    It was the Karchesky seed Jooz.
    It was the Karchesky seed Jooz.
    It was the Karchesky seed Jooz.
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  13. ARMANDII
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    WHAT'S LOOKING EXOTIC IN 2018

    Variegated Oleander is ignoring the frosts and still looks good.The warm summer helped the other Oleander to flower more than before and had loads of seed pods which have, just this week,...
    Variegated Oleander is ignoring the frosts and still looks good.The warm summer helped the other Oleander to flower more than before and had loads of seed pods which have, just this week, opened.Butia capitata, Chamaerops cerifera and Fatsia Spiders Web.Tradescantia fluminensis, it's...
    Variegated Oleander is ignoring the frosts and still looks good.The warm summer helped the other Oleander to flower more than before and had loads of seed pods which have, just this week, opened.Butia capitata, Chamaerops cerifera and...
    Variegated Oleander is ignoring the frosts and still looks good.The warm summer helped the other Oleander to flower more than before and had loads of seed pods which have, just this week,...
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  14. Bilbo675
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    Cannas 2015

    Thanks
    Thanks
    Thanks
    Thanks
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  15. JWK
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    What's looking Exotic in 2020

    New Thread Here:-What's looking Exotic in 2021
    New Thread Here:-What's looking Exotic in 2021
    New Thread Here:-What's looking Exotic in 2021
    New Thread Here:-What's looking Exotic in 2021
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  16. pete

    Palms

    I've got a big Waggie right next to my conservatory and up till now the roots dont appear to be causing any problems. Palms dont appear to have the surface spreading roots that broad leaved trees do.
    I've got a big Waggie right next to my conservatory and up till now the roots dont appear to be causing any problems. Palms dont appear to have the surface spreading roots that broad leaved trees do.
    I've got a big Waggie right next to my conservatory and up till now the roots dont appear to be causing any problems. Palms dont appear to have the surface spreading roots that broad leaved trees do.
    I've got a big Waggie right next to my conservatory and up till now the roots dont appear to be causing any problems. Palms dont appear to have the surface spreading roots that broad leaved trees do.
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  17. youngdaisydee
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  18. Bilbo675

    Canna's on the move

    Thanks Bilbo, I think I might try a mixture of both to see what happens. Have a really great Christmas and New Year.:thumbsup::D:xmasbanner::reindeer:
    Thanks Bilbo, I think I might try a mixture of both to see what happens. Have a really great Christmas and New Year.:thumbsup::D:xmasbanner::reindeer:
    Thanks Bilbo, I think I might try a mixture of both to see what happens. Have a really great Christmas and New Year.:thumbsup::D:xmasbanner::reindeer:
    Thanks Bilbo, I think I might try a mixture of both to see what happens. Have a really great Christmas and New Year.:thumbsup::D:xmasbanner::reindeer:
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  19. PeterS
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    What's looking exotic in 2019

    Exotic plants in the local area taken today.
    Exotic plants in the local area taken today.
    Exotic plants in the local area taken today.
    Exotic plants in the local area taken today.
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  20. PeterS
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    Brugmansia 2014

    Not sure, but I'd say warm but not hot. Sun on pots might be good at this time of the year but could be a bit too much in hot weather, (if we get any :snork:) Normal soil temperatures in summer seem...
    Not sure, but I'd say warm but not hot. Sun on pots might be good at this time of the year but could be a bit too much in hot weather, (if we get any :snork:) Normal soil temperatures in summer seem fine, as they grow really well if planted out.I think moisture is really the key in hot weather.
    Not sure, but I'd say warm but not hot. Sun on pots might be good at this time of the year but could be a bit too much in hot weather, (if we get any :snork:) Normal soil temperatures in summer seem fine, as they grow really well if planted out.I...
    Not sure, but I'd say warm but not hot. Sun on pots might be good at this time of the year but could be a bit too much in hot weather, (if we get any :snork:) Normal soil temperatures in summer seem...
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  21. pete
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    What's looking exotic in August 2012

    Pete, the Aloe was one of two pups given to by Bob, remember him ? (North Devon). He said there wa a long wall nearby with Aloes planted all the way long it. It's probably milder there than here...
    Pete, the Aloe was one of two pups given to by Bob, remember him ? (North Devon). He said there wa a long wall nearby with Aloes planted all the way long it. It's probably milder there than here (frost pocket). Depending on the winter it should be relatively hardy but as we had -8/9c here last...
    Pete, the Aloe was one of two pups given to by Bob, remember him ? (North Devon). He said there wa a long wall nearby with Aloes planted all the way long it. It's probably milder there than here (frost pocket). Depending on the winter it should...
    Pete, the Aloe was one of two pups given to by Bob, remember him ? (North Devon). He said there wa a long wall nearby with Aloes planted all the way long it. It's probably milder there than here...
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  22. JWK
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    CANNA 2019

    Canna time.
    Canna time.
    Canna time.
    Canna time.
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  23. ARMANDII
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    CANNA 2018

    Who's turn is it to start it this ?? :)
    Who's turn is it to start it this ?? :)
    Who's turn is it to start it this ?? :)
    Who's turn is it to start it this ?? :)
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  24. joolz68
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    Canna 2016

    Its droppin cold now :( i still have some flowers and a few ready to bud but arnt we usually due a frost 1 oct?
    Its droppin cold now :( i still have some flowers and a few ready to bud but arnt we usually due a frost 1 oct?
    Its droppin cold now :( i still have some flowers and a few ready to bud but arnt we usually due a frost 1 oct?
    Its droppin cold now :( i still have some flowers and a few ready to bud but arnt we usually due a frost 1 oct?
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  25. pete
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    What's looking exotic in June.

    Oooops, sorry Kristen!! You are so politea proper gent sir, Jenny
    Oooops, sorry Kristen!! You are so politea proper gent sir, Jenny
    Oooops, sorry Kristen!! You are so politea proper gent sir, Jenny
    Oooops, sorry Kristen!! You are so politea proper gent sir, Jenny
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