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Dicksonia waking up.

02 March 2017 07:31:08

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Delighted to see the new fonds on this wonderful fern starting to swell and unfurl. I followed in Jackie's footsteps and potted up this the other day and was tempted to seperate it as it is a double, but then decided as I had earlier on to leave well enough alone and a double trunk would be cool in years to come.

I received an email from Craig yesterday and they are working on the email issue and hopefully will be sorted today.


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Jacinta D Jacinta D 02 March 2017 07:40:33

Great news, on both counts.


Jackie Jackie 02 March 2017 07:46:18

Looking great, Fran. 

I have a couple of ferns and was wondering if I can divide them? If so do I just cut them up or how would you go about it!? 

I too got an email.......nothing sorted so far! 


fran m fran m 02 March 2017 08:10:59

Jackie, any ferns I have ever divided were cut with either a bread knife or bow saw, rough and ready but not harm done to the plants what so ever.


Jacky Quirke Jacky Quirke 02 March 2017 08:58:18

Oh a double would be great


fran m fran m 02 March 2017 09:10:35

Jackie, I just tried to PM you, I got message saying it could not send. It may be due the ''issue'', will send again when it's sorted , hopefully!!!


Gracedieu Lass Gracedieu Lass 02 March 2017 14:57:46

The mild winter suited them. We saw them in Mount Congreve on Tuesday and were in perfect condition, no damage done to any of the fronds.


Jackie Jackie 03 March 2017 07:33:07

Thanks Fran, did you cut all the fronds of this one?  I've left mine in place for now. 

Ill get that old bread knife out and start slicing ;). Got that message, thanks :) 


TheH (Hazel) TheH (Hazel) 04 March 2017 00:36:32

Those emerging buds look like some sort of prehistoric creatures emerging !


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