Survived our Canadian winter...

mcdaviesMay 14, 2014

Hi all...

Total newbie here. Got a 3ft plumeria and a half dozen seedlings late last summer. Kept them under both natural and artificial lights until they dropped their leaves in January.

In the past week...what do you know...all are sprouting like wildfire! Now just have to wait for the temperature to get a bit more summery to take them outside.

Not that glorious, but pretty exciting for a Toronto guy like me!

Mark

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nativec

Completely amazing! :) You must be incredibly excited!

Welcome to the forum....

Keep us updated on your plants.

Take care,

Nicole

    Bookmark   May 15, 2014 at 12:59AM
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Loveplants2 8b Virginia Beach, Virginia

Way to go!!!

You must be so proud!! I'm happy for you!!! Toronto... Yes!!!

Bravo on that beautiful inflo!!!!

Take care,

Laura

    Bookmark   May 15, 2014 at 1:22AM
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cessna_175

Good job Mark!!! I am in PA and still do not have mine outside fulltime.

Bill

    Bookmark   May 15, 2014 at 8:31AM
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elucas101(8)

Well I think it's extremely glorious! Great job with your plants, that is really impressive. Your climate presents a few challenges but you have managed to overcome that, we all look forward to keeping up with your progress!

    Bookmark   May 15, 2014 at 10:05AM
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Loveplants2 8b Virginia Beach, Virginia

Bravo!!

I'm still tickled at your accomplishment ! Oh , what a feeling!!!

Bill.. So nice to see you!! Missed you around here!! Wanted to say that the Hawaiian air plant is growing really well. Just repotted it. I'll take a pic when I get home! Watch out for this line of storms!! Yikes!!! I'm flying today. Argh!!!

Take care ,

Laura

    Bookmark   May 15, 2014 at 1:50PM
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mcdavies

Thanks for all the kind words! The tree has 2 branches...this is the other branch...

    Bookmark   May 15, 2014 at 2:55PM
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cessna_175

Hi Laura, I am still around; just a big lurker without much good advice. I just carried everything in because of the storm system coming. I am in the process of repotting with the hope our low temps will stay higher than 50*F. I feel the kindred spirit with Mark and the short growing season.
Bill

    Bookmark   May 15, 2014 at 7:23PM
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PlumeJunkie(9a SF Bay Area)

Yo Mark,
Excellent work man, it's pretty amazing what your doing waaaaaayyyyyyy up north! What kind of light are you using hps?

Keep up the good work, & the pics
Jason

    Bookmark   May 15, 2014 at 9:07PM
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the_first_kms2(8/9)

Nice work. Be sure to share when it blooms. I would say 3-4 weeks if its still inside.

    Bookmark   May 15, 2014 at 10:03PM
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mcdavies

Hi Jason...

Lighting is nothing sophisticated...two 26W compact fluorescent bulbs in reflector fixtures about 3ft above the plants. On for 12 hours/day. The plants are also beside a window that gets indirect sunlight.

Mark

    Bookmark   May 16, 2014 at 9:13AM
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spiroan

Looks like a good inflo, and very impressed you were able to do it in Canada! Can't wait to see the pics of the blooms.

    Bookmark   May 19, 2014 at 10:54AM
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CTGarde(5a)

Hi Mark,
Where do you get your Plumeria? I am trying to buy one.

    Bookmark   May 22, 2014 at 7:23PM
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Loveplants2 8b Virginia Beach, Virginia

CTHarde..

Where in Canada are you located. A friend who lives In Alberta gave me some info....

Here is some info for you guys up north!!

Good luck!!!

THE TROPICAL TREE if you want the number you can email me. Cyn Lk from Montreal has some Thai varieties , she belongs to a few of our groups on FB.

Hope this helps...

Laura

This post was edited by loveplants2 on Mon, Jun 2, 14 at 9:46

    Bookmark   June 2, 2014 at 9:44AM
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CTGarde(5a)

Hi,
I am in Montreal. Can you give me contact info of Cyn Lk?

Thanks

    Bookmark   June 4, 2014 at 9:34PM
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Loveplants2 8b Virginia Beach, Virginia

CTGarde,

Send me an email and I will give you the information . She is in Quebec. But I'm sure she can mail... This will be a good contact for you with some Thai trees. My email will be in the information Section if you go to " my page"

Glad this wil help you!!!

Take care,

Laura

    Bookmark   June 5, 2014 at 8:59AM
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