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08/05/2012 at 18:38

Ive recently bought a brug cutting from ebay and my "baby" is being nurtured constantly and is currently in a small pot before she gets put into a whopper for the summer. Can anyone advise me on compost and what sort of drainage it will require inside its pot. Absolutely gorgeous things these and I want to give her the best chances of survival in my incapable hands

Many thanks 

08/05/2012 at 19:56
I pot mine on in multi purpose compost, with some home made compost and leaf mould. I put a few crocks in the bottom for drainage too. In my experience they are very thirsty plants.
08/05/2012 at 22:38

Hi there figrat, thanks for your reply. I shall pot her up in multi purpose then, unfortunately i dont have home made. Yes i have heard they are really thirsty and they need a lot of feed ..... i shall see how i get on

Many thanks

09/05/2012 at 08:18
Have you had a look at the 'How to overwinter and propagate brugmansia' video in the projects/how to section? You might be able to flog a few rooted cuttings of your own next year!
09/05/2012 at 09:14

Hi fig, ive seen a few on youtube, but im new on here and havent really had a good look round yet, but i will definitely have a look at it. Gosh some of the cuttings of the more unusual ones sell for a bomb on ebay. I will be happy if i can just keep this one alive  Many thanks

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