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Posts posted by bonecud_56

  1. 9 hours ago, niggles said:

    Just want to bump this thread I have some lovely big trees but lost all seed and seedlings for the last 3 years due to fires and floods. Have a great spot for them and really want to get more in the ground asap, am happy to do cash or swaps for plants, or seeds, but would like to just get some in the ground! 

    Anyone who gets me a plant will have a nice honorary name plaque under the tree. 




    I’ve sent you a message about your vine man, I’ve got some Courtii seed and seedlings I could send your way. I’m pretty busy away from home for the next couple of days but will be able to send a couple of pics to you when I’m back home. Cheers 

  2. Very keen to learn from locals, surely it’s been wet enough this year for subs. I’m nearby to Wagga and would love to find some if anyone can help

  3. Thanks @Wile E. Peyote, and no worries I didn’t tag you so understood…totally forgot myself tbh until watching the show the other night. 
    I do recall seeing that one can apply for a licence to collect seed too, so that could further strengthen any potential licensed growers marketing plan. 
    I must admit too, I wasn’t thinking along the lines of that kind of Bunnings scale. Would be cool to pop into your local nursery or Bunnings to pick up a Courtii or two though. 
    If I had the land I’d love to plant a few dozen or hundred, even if only to distribute seed. I know of at least one WA grower of acuminata who sustainably grows and harvests all parts of the tree and sells phyllodes and bark for leather tanning. That would be cool to do with Courtii if it had the same tanning uses.

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  4. On 20/01/2021 at 12:19 PM, Wile E. Peyote said:

    If cultivators were interested in becoming licensed this could perform a similar function to cataloguing, as this produces some record of lineage. On that note, if any courtii cultivators are reading this and would like to pursue a growers licence please get in touch. Myself, the NPWS employee in question and the NPWS licensing team are all happy to try and work through this process with you. If we were successful, you would be the first legal distributor in the country! The few cultivators I have approached about this have not shown much interest so far.



    I'm a little curious on this Wile E.....I had a look at the NPWS website on this and Courtii isn't listed on the list of protected plants that a licence can be obtained for, list attached.

    I'm curious what the advantages of obtaining a licence would be? Is it simply to allow you to sell these plants legally? (which seems to be legal anyway, or at least not really enforced)

    The costs for a licence are cheap as, so that's not really a barrier to entry. Seems odd that nobody has gotten into this, I guess it's not really something for the home-hobby gardener...more so for nursery businesses? 

    And I suppose another thing is that it's not super hard (while also not super easy) to get ahold of Courtii seed to grow, as you say there are some ex-situ plants producing seed now.

    Sorry if my questions seem a little low-level or irrelevant, just trying to learn and understand more.

    Really do appreciate these plants and think we all should do something to help conserve them if we can.




  5. On 21/11/2021 at 10:33 AM, Glaukus said:

    It's the supervisors and managers of those Frontline officers who need a boot. 

    Yeah, you're right. There must be some kind of approval process to lay such charges and gaol people....one would assume that verification that it actually is an illegal substance would be required, surely it should be the first question in the decision tree...you know what they say about assume though.

    Last time I checked we're not guilty until proven innocent in this country.

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  6. On 12/11/21 at 12:57 PM, withdrawl clinic said:

    cielo, can survive drought and mild frosts, if planted out.

    it as well makes a very nice pot plant.

    i say this because many members here believe, it's extreemly benefical to the" cause", to establish a relation ship, with a "life plant", 

    instead of relying, onto outside sources. :wink:

    Believe me I’ve tried and am still trying. I managed to keep one of two small plants alive through last winter but that’s all it’s really doing, surviving. I have a black one too this year that’s a little bit more established, so it may go better.

    there’s no chance they will survive winter outside here, we get proper frost. Taps get frozen solid on occasion, that kind of frost. Apparently it’s going to be a wet summer this year, so that may help. 

    I would much prefer to grow my own lifetime supply, but am not confident at the moment 

  7. Hey there

    on the lookout for some vine cuttings, around finger thickness  wet or dry. Wet is preferred as I know dosage better, for myself and to offer to a mate who’s going through a horrendous marriage split. It just doesn’t grow well at all where I live, I am trying but it’s cold cold winter and hot dry summers…

    Can offer cactus or cash as a trade,