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Old 05-30-2007, 01:45 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi guys iv just got a lasiocarper can anyone tell me how hardy thay are please .Thanks..daz
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Old 05-30-2007, 02:26 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Hey,

Are you talking about Musella lasiocarpa? Some people think it's close to being as hardy as Musa Basjoo. I believe some people on the board, in zone 6, have over wintered them in the ground, and maybe a few in zone 5? (I will be trying it this year if it gets some size)
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Old 05-30-2007, 05:34 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Never protected mine over here in the UK. They come back each year.
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Old 05-30-2007, 11:47 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Hi guys im also in the uk lincolnshire mustang hera a pic of the plant i got yesterday it has 10 pups on it already and its only small?
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Daz, put it in a bigger pot, feed it and it'll grow fast.
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Cheers mate its in the ground now see how it does!Not as nice as my marralii{spelling lol} but still a verry nice nana..daz wher in the uk are you mate?..daz
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ok mustange ill keep my eye out mate
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