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Keen amateur gardener/plant hunter with an eye and taste for the unusual and exotic..πŸŒ΄πŸŒ»πŸŒΈπŸŒ΅πŸŒΏπŸ‘Œ

Gunnera manicata

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Morning all GT amigos 👋😎β˜€οΈ repotted my Brazilian Gunnera in a much larger tub yesterday whilst ponding so hopefully I should get myself a 12ft monster this year because these guys get huge! 😳😝 Bom dia amigos..

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islima

bom dia 👋

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porto

Olã 👋 @islima como você està hoje β˜€οΈ😏

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islima

bem apesar do medo nessa pandemia e você @porto ?

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porto

Estamos todos com medo! apenas isolando em casa obrigado x @islima

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porto

Vocé mora no barsil? @islima

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islima

Moro no Brasil aqui já teve 56 mortos e quase 3000 infectados e o presidente decretou fim do confinamento as pessoas estão nas ruas 😔 @porto

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porto

Meu Deus! 😔. UK 9,500 infectados 465 mortos! Portugal 3000 infectados e 44 mortos! 😔🙏 @islima

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porto

🌿🌿🌿🌿👌😎β˜€οΈ

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porto

Morning Maggie 👋😙.. it's not actually rhubarb & not enable, it's a gunnera a native south America bog plant that can grow to humungas proportion! 🙄 Hence why I've grow mine in just a large tub, but we'll worth getting around your pond for its big lush tropical foliage 🌿🌿🌿🌿🌿 @gardengirlla 😎👌

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porto

Morning all GT amigos 👋 😎.. check out the foliage on my Gunners!! 😳. Think I'm going to need a bigger pond! 😁🌿🌿🌿🌿.. bom dia β˜€οΈ😎

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lovestogarden

Yep you are! #gunneramanicata #giantrhubarb

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gjones

Beautiful big leaves!

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porto

Think I'm going to stop feeding my Gunnera for a bit!!! 😳 Or get a bigger tub!😱 😂🌿🌿🌿🌿🌿👍

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SylviaDavies

What conditions does it like?

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porto

In normal compost but very wet/bog conditions I feed mine one a week with tomato feed 😏👌🌿🌿🌿🌿 @SylviaDavies

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SylviaDavies

Ah right thought so! Thanks.

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suerichards

That’s one large leaf 😉

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porto

The bigger the better sue 😏👌😉🌿🌿🌿 @suerichards

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Hayley.R

I grow rhubarb just for the big leaves. Looks beautiful and massive 😍

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porto

I grow it for the tropical look & feel @Hayley.R ... 🌿🌿🌿😏👌 Lush 😉

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porto

Gunnera looking splendid 🌿🌿😎👌

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manny1

Yo porto! Love them, are they in the ground or in a pot? Im scared to put mine in the ground incase he takes over too much?

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porto

Yo! Jo! Yo!😉... Great plant & so tropical looking 👌😏... My ones in a large tub hidden behind the rocks! Same here I'm to scared to plant it in the ground because these guys get gigantic!! 😱🌿🌿🌿🌿.. I'm sure I've uploaded a photo on here of me & the original plant I took the cutting from? 🙄... I'll tag you in it if I find it @manny1 😉👍

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porto

#green 🌿😏👍

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porto

😎🌿👌

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kathy

Has it got enough room to grow?!

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porto

#newgrowth 😉👍

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porto

Me and the mother of my baby Gunnera...

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mariomartins

Wow😲😲😲 see this giant #rhubarb @broughgardens

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vec

Wow

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porto

@vec ....Took a small cutting from this beautie a couple of years ago now with is looking gorgeous now just like her mother around my pond but not as big! 😉👏👏👌

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vec

I would love to have a garden big enough to have one. Maybe when the kids move out, I can get rid of the bike sheds and put a pond in 😀

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porto

@vec really!...my garden is tiny!... But its amazing what you can squeeze in when you put your imagine to it!...😉😏👌... I'll upload some pics so keep your eyes peeled.. 😉

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rajeshyadav

Wao.. I never saw this.

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porto

@tinaaune 👍😏

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tinaaune

Spectacular!!!!!!!💚💚💚 @porto

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porto

@manny1 just for you 😉🌿🌿🌿🌿

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manny1

Bloody hell!! Where is your that? I LOVE it!

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porto

On one of my gardening jobs about 3 years ago 👍 .. I just couldn't resist in taking a cutting @manny1 😉👌😏🌿🌿🌿🌿

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