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artichoke garden

Posted by meloman z11 Bangkok (My Page) on
Mon, Nov 28, 05 at 3:11

Here in Thailand a cactus farm also grow artichoke :)
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I love them! Did you pick me up a couple while you were there? These are on my shopping list for this winter, probably seed. I love a challenge!


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That's impressive. How many so you have there?

Dawn


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That's no edible thistle!

Those beauties are Obregonia denegrii, a plant already at the top of my want list.

Want is becoming need.

Thanks.

:)


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meloman,
How old do you think they are? That is great, WOW!!!
Dan


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I bet they've got a few years on them! I've had a little Obregonia for a couple years, and it has barely grown at all. Of course, Bangkok gets a bit more sun and heat units than MN, but still...


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  • Posted by meloman BangkokThailand (My Page) on
    Mon, Nov 28, 05 at 21:24

These plants are not mine but they belong to a very respected longtime grower. He grew every plants from seeds himself. To my guess this batch must be at least 8-9 years. It seems these plants start out quite fast as young seedlings but once attain a certain size seems to slow down and tend to add the tubercles rather than adding diameter, so very large plants are rare. They also love heat and sunshine, but given a partial shade situation they will do equally well and turn deep green/bluish in coloration

Pijaya


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Oh my god.....:)

-Magnus


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