Massive bamboo shoots

30 years ago I fell in love with bamboo. I wanted to try bamboo in my garden, started a botanical garden (De Groene Prins) and am still in love with my fascinating bamboo. I have now had a strong bamboo carport for 10 years (of course from my own garden!)…

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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 Camellias

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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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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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 botanical garden in Meeden, Holland I finally found the real manicata! This giant is getting a nice place beside the pond ..

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