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Re: Encephalartos Ferox
Posted by chris on 6/12/2011, 4:08 pm, in reply to "Re: Encephalartos Ferox"
Tim, Ferox are fairly robust and easy to move, provised you follow the basics. Limit the root damage. I gauge the amount of root damage, and reduce leaf mass accordingly. With little root damage, Ill leave all the leaves from the last flush on. |
Good luck. Chris - Durban SA (home of the Ferox)!
: --Previous Message--
: I have a large E. Ferox 12 inch
: diameter base that I planted too
: close to my house. Can I dig and
: move it without killing it? I am
: really attached to this cycad, and
: want to make sure that I do this
: right. Thanks, Tim Hopper
: This should be easy to move. I
: always tell people remove leaves
: first. My article in the most asked
: questions section has everything in
: detail. One suggestion would be that
: any major roots you have to cut,
: seal those up with the same tree
: sealer that you do with offsets just
: to make sure.
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