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by CoronaCactus
Sat Nov 03, 2012 1:08 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Echinomastus
Replies: 12
Views: 1656

Re: Echinomastus

These can be tricky, even here where it comes close to thier natural climate. I've found growing seedlings a bit easier than growing mature plants. I ran into trouble around the 4 year mark, but changing my watering regime helped a lot. (You can read about it in the links Iann posted) For more info,...
by CoronaCactus
Mon Oct 15, 2012 11:24 pm
Forum: Greenhouse Tours
Topic: Winter project in progress
Replies: 42
Views: 16217

Re: Winter project in progress

Looking good, Mike!
I haven't even begun to think about winter...it's still 90-100F here!! :)

Is that a Rion greenhouse?
by CoronaCactus
Mon Oct 15, 2012 11:22 pm
Forum: Greenhouse Tours
Topic: Winter project in progress
Replies: 42
Views: 16217

Re: Winter project in progress

Hello, just wandering how to see again the photos of the construction of your tunnel? Thank's Thierry There was a fatal failure of the server that hosted my photos. It will take me awhile to find them again and repost. In the meantime, i have a few photos on our Facebook page, but not nearly the de...
by CoronaCactus
Sun Sep 30, 2012 6:42 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Id Please
Replies: 8
Views: 1122

Re: Id Please

That last one looks like what's been named Cereus 'Ming Thing'.
by CoronaCactus
Sat Sep 08, 2012 2:16 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Flowering Copiapoas
Replies: 16
Views: 2064

Re: Flowering Copiapoas

Great plants, Peter!
Your mollicula does show a resemblance to mine, chalk it up to variability.
by CoronaCactus
Thu Sep 06, 2012 5:56 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Flowering Copiapoas
Replies: 16
Views: 2064

Re: Flowering Copiapoas

More beautiful plants, Benjy! Hope you don't mind me posting a few from the past 2 weeks... C. haseltonia 'tenabrosa' Atleast i think it's what Ritter described as tenabrosa. Grows more columnar and offsets like mad. c_haseltonia_tenabrosa2.jpg c_haseltonia_tenabrosa1.jpg C. feidleriana First time t...
by CoronaCactus
Wed Aug 22, 2012 4:24 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Copiapoa cinerea (flowering)
Replies: 4
Views: 857

Re: Copiapoa cinerea (flowering)

Beautiful plants, Benjy! (tu)
A flowering cinerea is certainly cause for excitment, to have 3 would be cause for back flips!
by CoronaCactus
Thu Aug 16, 2012 8:11 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Micranthocereus - riot of flowers
Replies: 13
Views: 1803

Re: Micranthocereus - riot of flowers

Awesome display, well done!
by CoronaCactus
Tue Jul 31, 2012 10:12 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: ID please Opuntia
Replies: 15
Views: 1448

Re: ID please Opuntia

Peter A wrote:I think this is O. cochinellifera - or am I wrong?
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I think this is O. monacantha.
by CoronaCactus
Tue Jul 31, 2012 10:03 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Opuntias at Kew 2
Replies: 7
Views: 822

Re: Opuntias at Kew 2

Cool plants and photos!
Is the 4th photo down a nicely spined O. tomentosa?