Unusual rhododendrons available!

Prices and photos of rhododendrons We have a new assortment of interesting and unusual rhododendrons, most of which previously unknown in the Netherlands. For those who enjoy a proliferation of blooms! Sales as usual by appointment at De Groene Prins!

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New plants

As of the beginning of March de Groeneprins has interesting Camellias in stock: Black Lace, 35 litre pots, 130-140 cm hoog (4,5 feet), top quality and full of buds! Price €125

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New prices in 2019

We are kicking off 2019 with good news: The tax on plants in the Netherlands has been raised from 6% to 9%. But we’re not passing this rise on to you. So you’re effectively better off this year at De Groene Prins!

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Protecting your plants from winter frosts

Wrapping your plants well and using plenty of straw is important in severe to very severe frosts! Winter can arrive suddenly and unexpectedly. Make sure you’re prepared .. protect your garden bananas with leaves and stram from autumn onwards! I try to get the little shoots safely through the winter…

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Pallet deliveries abroad

This autumn we sent a packaged Camellia to a client in Budapest. It took 12 days for the parcel to be delivered by the Dutch ‘Postnl’ company. So from now to reduce the risk of accidents to our precious plants we are advising foreign clients to accept deliveries by pallet…

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Beautiful Camellia sinensis

The earliest Camellia to bloom is Camellia sinensis which is cultivated worldwide for the production of tea. Foodies beware: Camillia sinensis has numerous subvarieties. Those cultivated in the mountains of Korea and Japan are hardy! And it’s nice that these plants are the first to introduce the Camellia flowering-season with…

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Gunnera tinctoria is NOT Gunnera manicata!

Beware! Ever more, the smaller Gunnera tinctoria is being marketed as Gunnera manicata. On this site the differences are clearly shown: http://palmvrienden.net/gblapalmeraie/2017/07/07/gunnera-manicata-how-to-recognize-the-real-one/ At Bob Foltz’s nursery in Meeden, Holland I finally found the real manicata! This giant is getting a nice place beside the pond ..

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Tropical temperatures!

Eucalyptus perriniana easily grows 2m (6 feet) per year if watered well during the summer This year’s extreme drought forced us to irrigate abundantly. Many plants in the jungle garden expect generous rainfall in the summer, and if that fails, these plants are forced to rest and therefore loose a…

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