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#1 crusty

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Posted 16 January 2017 - 01:25 PM

I'm starting to sort plants for Tanks outdoor enclosure, I've been given some Purple Plantain seeds, will these be ok

to plant in Tanks enclosure or should I steer away from this plant? looking on Google it looks very similar to normal plantain.

 

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Posted 16 January 2017 - 06:22 PM

Yes Kev, it's still plantago, just a deeper colour. It's fine to feed, but don't add any plant food, just plain soil ;)

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Posted 17 January 2017 - 01:33 PM

Thanks Sue, I'll get cracking with it this weekend.

 

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Posted 17 January 2017 - 09:36 PM

Thanks Sue, I'll get cracking with it this weekend.
 
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Do let us know how you go on. I've got a glut of watercress in the pond right now, the tiny babies are loving it once a week while the big ones are in hibernation.

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Posted 19 January 2017 - 02:05 PM

Will do :)



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Posted 24 February 2017 - 01:17 PM

Well the seeds have germinated so that's a good start.

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