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anyone know what this plant is?
« on: 12/11/2007 10:49:14 »
and any care instructions, many thanks.


 

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« Reply #1 on: 13/11/2007 00:49:39 »
PAUL..it's a Bromeliad (I think)

Check HERE

wiki http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bromeliad
 

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« Reply #2 on: 13/11/2007 00:52:46 »
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« Reply #3 on: 13/11/2007 08:32:00 »
looks good Neiley.
 

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« Reply #4 on: 13/11/2007 20:30:34 »
There really is a page for *everything* on the net, including how to care for your Bromeliad:

Care of Bromeliads ~ biggest mistake: overwatering!

I had once for ages in our bathroom. Light and always a big humid.
Watered it via plunge bath once a week and it kept for months  ;D
 

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« Reply #5 on: 15/11/2007 22:56:26 »
Does anyone know what this bush is??



This is at a distance



 

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« Reply #6 on: 16/11/2007 00:54:56 »
I know I know...me me me me....



...its a red berry bush !!

Glad I could help !
 

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« Reply #7 on: 16/11/2007 00:59:10 »
i agree
 

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« Reply #8 on: 16/11/2007 00:59:24 »
Yes Indeedy it is...!! Can you check the latin reference for me as I am at a loss of how to prune said wild red berry bush! LOL

Thanks and Glad you could help too! LOL

It is a lovely eyefull of color in my yard right now for this time of the year!
 

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« Reply #9 on: 16/11/2007 01:07:26 »
Ok...Karen..are you sure it's a bush...could it be a shrub or a tree !

It must be a Holly of sorts....is it evergreen ?
 

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« Reply #10 on: 16/11/2007 01:11:18 »
Yes it could be a bush or a tree but I have not trimmed it for about three years and it has gotten huge and as you can see it is taking over.. I thought at first it may be a hedge type plant but when I trimed it way back several years ago it looked bad but then I left it alone because I thought I came close to killing it... But instead she thrives like me..... LOL big wild and crazy as a mad hatter!LOL.. What can I say.. the plant was made for me!

Yes it is an evergreen!
 

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« Reply #11 on: 16/11/2007 01:11:55 »
What is the difference between a shrub and a bush?
 

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« Reply #12 on: 16/11/2007 01:30:35 »
What is the difference between a shrub and a bush?

shrub

a woody plant smaller than a tree, usually having multiple permanent stems branching from or near the ground.

bush

1.   a low plant with many branches that arise from or near the ground.
2.   a small cluster of shrubs appearing as a single plant


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« Reply #13 on: 16/11/2007 01:40:11 »
HUMMM well I want to say that it used to be a single trunk not big with lots of  branches but as I said I cut it wayyyyyyy back and almost killed it and not it is as you see it and I can no longer get to the underside to see if it has multiple branches coming from the trunk!

I must get the nippers and see! LOL.. It is too rainy today and if I venture out I may melt like the wicked witch of the west! LOL.. ;)   Although a walk in the rain sounds nice! :) ;)
 

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« Reply #14 on: 16/11/2007 01:45:28 »
OK... I have just walked down the path and taken a stick and raised said branches and it seems to have multiple branches or trunks coming out of the ground.. tis not singular!

According to your definition s which are so similar,..LOL I think Shrub wins!
 

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