Hey everyone, i have been eyeing up this plant since i seen a mature one at the Auckland botanic gardens a couple of years ago but they seem very scarce so kind of stopped looking, anyway one came up for sale so i decided to purchase it and give it a go, if anyone has any growing tips for this species i would much appreciated it.
Here is a photo from this evening, the plant just arrived today.
I am looking to buy one also, but not having much luck. We saw a huge one at a cottage we stayed at in Raglan, Waikato. From what I have read, they need a sheltered spot away from strong winds. The one at Raglan is against the wall of the cottage, but the cottage is right at the ocean! Clearly unaffected. Where did you buy yours? I'm in Auckland.
Hi there, they are available from time to time but I know of only one person in nz that sells them he has both high land and low land forms and go's by the user name of skodie on trademe unfortunately not cheep, he also sells ficus ariculata that's nice as well and maybe slightly tougher, I lost my ficus dammaropsis and in hindsight I should of staked it really well when those leaves get big they catch the wind and it cracked the trunk got infected and died.. I will try again in the future.. Best of luck
Post by Bret McKay on Mar 13, 2021 16:43:36 GMT -5
I grow quite a few dammaropsis up here i Mangonui, and usually have some available fir anyone wanting one. They are quite big and not easy to transport by courier,but if you are comming up this way you would be welcome to check them out. Bret McKay
sanguinearocks101: What are good plants to make hybrids with S. luecophylla with? Im looking for dark colors.
Sept 10, 2020 18:46:52 GMT -5
adaetz100: Sarracenia purpurea tends to add a lot of red/purple to its offspring, but there are some lovely dark red flava x leucophylla crosses too. Look up 'Royal Ruby' if you're not familiar with it already--it's a natural flava x leuco hybrid
Sept 22, 2020 20:15:04 GMT -5
sarrseens: How about $50
Oct 3, 2020 10:35:54 GMT -5