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Cordylines take a battering again!

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By Janey


Cordylines take a battering again! (Cordyline australis (New Zealand cabbage palm))



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Still, the shot is great. Had much snow your way?

29 Nov, 2010

 

Looks good though.

29 Nov, 2010

 

Poor Janey..........

29 Nov, 2010

 

Oh dear....oh dear......oh dear :(((((

29 Nov, 2010

amy
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Oh Janey , here we go again ! fingers crossed it will be o.k :o)

29 Nov, 2010

 

Oh I do hope it comes thru the winter..but great pic.

30 Nov, 2010

 

Graet picture, itis the same in my garden this mornig been out knocking the snow off Conifers and vunerable shrubs, if you dont theres a danger the branches and leaves will break, hope yours survives!

30 Nov, 2010

 

Thanks for the comments everyone.....luckily the tall Cordyline was snow free today, but since then its snowed again. Been putting some tubs away that I'd left out, not sure about the Fuchsias....will have to wait till spring to see if they're okay.

30 Nov, 2010

 

Oh dear....it's here we go again, I am sure as they survived last winter they will cope with this one? it is a great shot Janey.

2 Dec, 2010

 

one of mine had just stated to regrow and now it covered again urgggg go away white stuf !!!!

2 Dec, 2010

 

Thanks Dd...:o) So far the tall one looks okay, but the smaller one looks rather sad and limp...:o(
We can't win Cristina, those sunny borders with Rudbeckias flowering are now frozen underneath this deep mass of snow.
Its like the wicked witch of the north has laughed her frozen breath over England.

2 Dec, 2010

 

I heard there was a cold spell...there is snow even in Holland, where they usually don't see any in December.

5 Dec, 2010

 

Your poor Cordylines! Very artistic snow, though, nice pic :o)

6 Dec, 2010

 

Did they survive to see another winter Janey? have you any pics please...

4 Oct, 2012

 

Fancy seeing this again Dd, now I need to turn the heating up! No , they died right down to the soil level, the stem turning to pulp. This year though, they have shot up from the base, the leaves being about 3ft tall now. It'll take quite a few years to create the stems that's if the winters aren't as harsh.

4 Oct, 2012

 

Oh my goodness, daughter has just bought me a red one, and I am loath to put it out, are some more hardier than others? looking at the size of your cordys I would have thought they would have sailed through the winter.....can you remember what temps you had to cause them to die down so dramatically? sorry to be a pest.....

4 Oct, 2012

 

The red ones are much more tender, maybe plant it in a pot, then bring it into your conservatory for winter. I havent seen the red ones grown as an actual tree in the UK. We must have had temps of -20 that year, I don't remember ever having it so cold before. The stem of the Cordys are more like cork, so once wet and then frozen, that's it. Even my well established eucalyptus died too.....
They're not our native trees though are they.......

4 Oct, 2012

 

-20 how dreadful. that is very cold, I cannot believe you lost your Eucalyptus as well, I would be heart broken........ so have you stopped putting in half hardy plants now?

4 Oct, 2012

 

Yes, I was at the time Dd...they were the main structure in the garden and were here when we bought the cottage. Yes I have really, I stick with what I have now, but grow annuals for summer, and as you know I love grasses and sedges. Right at the back of the garden is a Robinia, bought as a Frisia like yours but its just the usual one. In a couple of weeks I'm having it cut down as it's far too large for the space we have.

4 Oct, 2012



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