dicky5ash's Recent Activity

  1. dicky5ash liked emery's post in the thread Appreciation: Summer maples 2022.

    Yesterday I did a tour of maples in pots, mostly cultivars, which are growing out until they can be planted out in the garden. For a...

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  2. dicky5ash liked emery's post in the thread Appreciation: Summer maples 2022.

    Back to the 3 hour tour of pots, here are the JM cultivars growing before getting planted. (There are more of these than fit in a post,...

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  3. dicky5ash liked emery's post in the thread Appreciation: Summer maples 2022.

    Finishing the JM cultivars growing in pots this year. There's a typo, it should be 'Koto maru', not mara. You can see a little...

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  4. dicky5ash liked emery's post in the thread Seeds 2021.

    Here are the surviving pentaphyllums from 2021, the larger ones are a bit older and were grown by @AlainK (thanks!!). [ATTACH] I had...

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  5. dicky5ash liked AlainK's post in the thread Seeds 2021.

    I have some 2022 seeds, but these are 2021, collected in 2020 from an 'Atro dissectum'. When they leafed out, they were all red, or...

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  6. dicky5ash liked maf's post in the thread Acer buddies.

    I am of the opinion that JM's in containers grow best with companion plants growing in the same pot. Obviously you have to weed out the...

    Jun 27, 2022 at 3:09 PM
  7. dicky5ash liked AlainK's post in the thread Acer buddies.

    Another kind of "buddies". I'm glad that this year, I can see a lot around, of different species : [ATTACH]

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  8. dicky5ash attached a file to the thread Acer buddies.

    Callistemon - bottlebrush I’ll get a better photo when my other ones flower, this one took a battering with wind and torrential rain...

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  9. dicky5ash replied to the thread Identification: Is this red pygmy?.

    Both nice..I think there was a game plan all along!!

    Jun 25, 2022 at 10:26 AM
  10. dicky5ash liked pphdam's post in the thread Identification: Is this red pygmy?.

    Here is the comparison of the two RPs. The lighter colour one is a RP for sure, unless it is mislabeled.

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  11. dicky5ash liked emery's post in the thread Seeds 2021.

    Ha, this is when I do all my repotting. Will probably start today. So @LoverOfMaples , D this is really interesting to me, thinking...

    Jun 25, 2022 at 7:45 AM
  12. dicky5ash liked emery's post in the thread Acer buddies.

    Wow, that's really nice. Maybe you can send me some next time we send? :) (I did triage on pentaphyllums, all the larger ones now come...

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  13. dicky5ash liked AlainK's post in the thread Acer buddies.

    Mentha corsica has definitely settled in. As the name indicates, it's from Corsica, and around the Mediterranean sea. I now find it in...

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  14. dicky5ash liked AlainK's post in the thread Acer buddies.

    There's one species of wild orchids that come back every year, a good excuse for not mowing this part of the garden, Orchis bouc. And...

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  15. dicky5ash attached a file to the thread Appreciation: Summer maples 2022.

    I asked nicely for some lower canopy growth from osakazuki and I sure got it.

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