Tropical temperatures!

Young foliage on Eucalyptus perriniana at Nursery De Groene Prins
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 lot of leaves.

If you want to plant new plants in the garden during the summer holidays, you must irrigate them regularly! Eucalyptus trees in particular require a lot of water.

Hardy continuously flowering shrub

Dianella-tasmanica at Nursery De Groene Prins
This variety is very strong!

A remarkably strong grevillea which we once brought from Australia is now available; the cuttings have been successful! Price EU 12.50
This species flowers pink-red as long as the temperature permits it. Stock is limited, so one plant per customer is the maximum …

Another new Australian is Dianella tasmanica ‘XXL’, of which finally divisions are available (also 1 per customer). they are seedlings of a remarkably large specimen, the size of a medium-sized Phormium.

New: from now (16 July 2018) seedlings for sale of an interesting cross: Trachycarpus princeps x wagnerianus. Price EU 8.50

Record warmth in May and privacy rules

Butia and Jubaea at Nursery De Groene Prins

The record warmth of last May brings the fact home to us: our climate is getting warmer. This inspired me to once again plant some South American palms in the open ground:

Butia eriospatha and Jubaea chilensis

These strong feathery palms provide an even more tropical effect than the fan palms. They also grow much better in the ground than in a tub! We will protect these with tunnel arches and greenhouse foil. Insulation is achieved with bubble wrap. In a severe frost, a fan heater will keep the temperature around zero degrees.

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Palms and rhododendrons

Large Trachycarpus fortunei at Nursery De Groene Prins

We’ve got large Trachycarpus fortunei in stock for just € 285 euro!

And there are great new plants for you to come and have a look at. Our collection of garden palms has been extended with an assortment of 30-140 cm trunked palms! And the rhododendrons are beginning to bloom! It’s really beautiful in the garden now.

Winter’s here!

winter at Nursery De Groene Prins
Half hardy plants like Dicksonia antarctica do need good protection against severe frosts in the winter!

Here we have protected our plants against the winter’s cold. We started with the mountain banana collection. After that the tree ferns and last but not least, the palm trees.

During the winter months we’re open by appointment only(+31-6-22370001)!