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PostPosted: Mon Oct 19, 2015 11:59 am    Post subject: Equisetum Reply with quote

I want to grow the giant horsetail, equisetum telmateia, in a container (I wouldn't dream of planting it out!). I saw it growing in Brittany and I was impressed. Does anyone know where I can get some? I searched on line to no avail this morning.
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PostPosted: Mon Oct 19, 2015 12:56 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

i'd be very wary about introducing horsetail to a garden at all!
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PostPosted: Mon Oct 19, 2015 12:59 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

No No No you dont want that you should look at Restios or Cannomois grandis‏ much more exotic and can be grown in tubs.
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PostPosted: Tue Oct 20, 2015 3:57 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I know it a pest but having seen the giant version growin in Brittany, I'm tempted. However, I'll look at your suggestions.

I've just had a look on line. Cannomois grandis looks ideal. Thanks for the tip.
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