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  2. JWK
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    What's looking Exotic 2024

    I thought some of you exotic types might be interested to see this … Lily flowering heralds end of 30-year-old plant in Suffolk
    I thought some of you exotic types might be interested to see this … Lily flowering heralds end of 30-year-old plant in Suffolk
    I thought some of you exotic types might be interested to see this … Lily flowering heralds end of 30-year-old plant in Suffolk
    I thought some of you exotic types might be interested to see this … Lily flowering heralds end of 30-year-old plant in Suffolk
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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. wiseowl

    Red Banana Plants

    No Sirius , you will receive a mummyfied roots , all the plants on that cataloque are dormant rizhomas , in nature many plants are dry them self in the dry season and come back with the monson season.
    No Sirius , you will receive a mummyfied roots , all the plants on that cataloque are dormant rizhomas , in nature many plants are dry them self in the dry season and come back with the monson season.
    No Sirius , you will receive a mummyfied roots , all the plants on that cataloque are dormant rizhomas , in nature many plants are dry them self in the dry season and come back with the monson season.
    No Sirius , you will receive a mummyfied roots , all the plants on that cataloque are dormant rizhomas , in nature many plants are dry them self in the dry season and come back with the monson season.
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  13. Gooseh

    Olive Tree - Leaf tips gone brown and curling?

    Thankyou guys, much appreciated
    Thankyou guys, much appreciated
    Thankyou guys, much appreciated
    Thankyou guys, much appreciated
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  14. graham the gardener 1978

    sarcococca yellowing

    epsom salts for magnesium forked into the root system then covered in mulch:thumbsup: , mirical grow soluable feed as a foliar feed monthly:dbgrtmb: and i've just started feeding them with maxicrop seaweed extract...
    epsom salts for magnesium forked into the root system then covered in mulch:thumbsup: , mirical grow soluable feed as a foliar feed monthly:dbgrtmb: and i've just started feeding them with maxicrop seaweed extract instead of mirical grow:ideaIPB: will post results if any:gaah:
    epsom salts for magnesium forked into the root system then covered in mulch:thumbsup: , mirical grow soluable feed as a foliar feed monthly:dbgrtmb: and i've just started feeding them with maxicrop seaweed extract instead of mirical grow:ideaIPB: will post results if any:gaah:
    epsom salts for magnesium forked into the root system then covered in mulch:thumbsup: , mirical grow soluable feed as a foliar feed monthly:dbgrtmb: and i've just started feeding them with maxicrop seaweed extract...
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  15. Bilbo675
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    Cannas 2015

    Thanks
    Thanks
    Thanks
    Thanks
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  16. 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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  17. Marley Farley
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    How to Germinate a Mango...!

    Well from what I've heard so far it looks like my mango and avocado are destined to remain indoors as house plants....trees!! Now that's worrying, lol.
    Well from what I've heard so far it looks like my mango and avocado are destined to remain indoors as house plants....trees!! Now that's worrying, lol.
    Well from what I've heard so far it looks like my mango and avocado are destined to remain indoors as house plants....trees!! Now that's worrying, lol.
    Well from what I've heard so far it looks like my mango and avocado are destined to remain indoors as house plants....trees!! Now that's worrying, lol.
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  18. Angelina
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    First brugmansia in my life germinated :))

    Brilliant Angelina. Brugmansias don't seem to mind the cold, so you could find that it will continue to flower until it is hit by frost. Sadly I had to cut off loads of flower buds when I put them...
    Brilliant Angelina. Brugmansias don't seem to mind the cold, so you could find that it will continue to flower until it is hit by frost. Sadly I had to cut off loads of flower buds when I put them in a shed for the winter. You will probably now appreciate that Brugmansia flowers on the apical...
    Brilliant Angelina. Brugmansias don't seem to mind the cold, so you could find that it will continue to flower until it is hit by frost. Sadly I had to cut off loads of flower buds when I put them in a shed for the winter. You will probably now...
    Brilliant Angelina. Brugmansias don't seem to mind the cold, so you could find that it will continue to flower until it is hit by frost. Sadly I had to cut off loads of flower buds when I put them...
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  19. Happy54

    Any one in UK growing Moringa

    here are some info: -seeds germinate easily, to 98% after 15 days and the plant that reproduces well from cuttings, can be in any soil, even if it grows more quickly with rich soils and...
    here are some info: -seeds germinate easily, to 98% after 15 days and the plant that reproduces well from cuttings, can be in any soil, even if it grows more quickly with rich soils and limestone 2 - the plant can bloom and bear fruit already after 11 months from sowing 3 - comes from Africa...
    here are some info: -seeds germinate easily, to 98% after 15 days and the plant that reproduces well from cuttings, can be in any soil, even if it grows more quickly with rich soils and limestone 2 - the plant can bloom and bear fruit already...
    here are some info: -seeds germinate easily, to 98% after 15 days and the plant that reproduces well from cuttings, can be in any soil, even if it grows more quickly with rich soils and...
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  20. Paul Blackburn

    How to prune a Solanum crispum 'Glasnevin' Potato Plant

    Spring is the best time to prune it and you can chop it back by a good third.Now it the time to take cuttings for propagating which, to my mind, means that you could cut back some of the soft...
    Spring is the best time to prune it and you can chop it back by a good third.Now it the time to take cuttings for propagating which, to my mind, means that you could cut back some of the soft growth to tidy it up a bit. Problem with that is, of course, you would lose out on their beautiful...
    Spring is the best time to prune it and you can chop it back by a good third.Now it the time to take cuttings for propagating which, to my mind, means that you could cut back some of the soft growth to tidy it up a bit. Problem with that is,...
    Spring is the best time to prune it and you can chop it back by a good third.Now it the time to take cuttings for propagating which, to my mind, means that you could cut back some of the soft...
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  21. 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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  22. 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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  24. gcc3663

    Dipladenia Sundaville

    I think they are lovely, but lost two last winter. I tried to overwinter them in a frost free greenhouse, but have subsequently read that they need to be warmer than that. Though Victoria...
    I think they are lovely, but lost two last winter. I tried to overwinter them in a frost free greenhouse, but have subsequently read that they need to be warmer than that. Though Victoria experience doesn't support that idea.
    I think they are lovely, but lost two last winter. I tried to overwinter them in a frost free greenhouse, but have subsequently read that they need to be warmer than that. Though Victoria experience doesn't support that idea.
    I think they are lovely, but lost two last winter. I tried to overwinter them in a frost free greenhouse, but have subsequently read that they need to be warmer than that. Though Victoria...
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