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by Ali Baba
Mon Aug 20, 2018 10:19 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Mammillaria boolii
Replies: 7
Views: 234

Re: Mammillaria boolii

Here's my potful of seedlings (2 separate plants), first flowered last year but I missed the flower. Sown in 2014
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by Ali Baba
Mon Aug 20, 2018 9:52 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Identity crisis Tesco!
Replies: 24
Views: 1846

Re: Identity crisis Tesco!

Thanks Jane, will keep a look out
by Ali Baba
Sun Aug 19, 2018 8:53 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Auto ventilation
Replies: 3
Views: 144

Re: Auto ventilation

If it’s just the cylinder that has failed, you can buy replacements on the internet
by Ali Baba
Sun Aug 19, 2018 8:51 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Identity crisis Tesco!
Replies: 24
Views: 1846

Re: Identity crisis Tesco!

That’s worth the wait John!
I’m going to be tempted next time I see one for sale 😀
by Ali Baba
Wed Aug 15, 2018 8:56 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Tapatalk
Replies: 1
Views: 152

Tapatalk

Is it just me or has the forum become unavailable on Tapatalk since the software update :sad:
by Ali Baba
Wed Aug 15, 2018 8:37 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: What fertilizers do you use?
Replies: 41
Views: 3702

Re: What fertilizers do you use?

Thank you Ali and Peter. I'm a bit perturbed by the low P content of Akernes Rain Mix, Ali, ..... :S I presume the low P content reflects the low availability of P in the usual habitat of epiphytes. In any case I haven’t noticed any signs of deficiencies in my plants since switching to Rain Mix. In...
by Ali Baba
Sun Aug 12, 2018 10:42 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: To Chop, or Not
Replies: 14
Views: 397

Re: To Chop, or Not

Sounds like a repot into a clay pot is called for.
Hmm, flowers, no sign of them so far...
by Ali Baba
Sun Aug 12, 2018 10:38 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: This is a first (for me) - seed pods
Replies: 13
Views: 627

Re: This is a first (for me) - seed pods

When the follicles are ripe they dry out and split longitudinally, releasing the seeds which each have a feathery plume like a thistle seed. If you dont cover the fruit you will probably lose most of the seed as it floats away on the breeze
by Ali Baba
Sun Aug 12, 2018 7:21 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: To Chop, or Not
Replies: 14
Views: 397

Re: To Chop, or Not

Thanks for the pictures Mike, that is interesting. I have some trollii seedlings from a sowing about 10 years ago. They are about 8 inches tall now, very handsome plants. I'm looking forward to seeing them get as impressive as yours. Richaud, he went into that big pot with the head vertical about 3 ...
by Ali Baba
Sun Aug 12, 2018 4:32 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: To Chop, or Not
Replies: 14
Views: 397

Re: To Chop, or Not

OK the Not Chops have it, the woodman will spare the tree!
Democracy at Work! :grin: