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by pvdw
Sat Aug 18, 2018 2:36 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Lithops in variety
Replies: 2
Views: 267

Re: Lithops in variety

Stunning plants. Nice to see the variation in the same pot.
by pvdw
Thu Aug 16, 2018 7:06 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Lithops id please
Replies: 4
Views: 252

Re: Lithops id please

Top pick looks like Karasmontana.

Midle pot make me think of Hookeri but not sure.

Last 1 is Leslie.
by pvdw
Wed Jul 04, 2018 4:21 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Great Chainsaw Massacre
Replies: 3
Views: 676

Re: Great Chainsaw Massacre

I expect something like that happening here in Africa but over there I an quite shocked :cry: . That was an amazing looking plant.
by pvdw
Sun Mar 11, 2018 3:22 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: E Obesa seedlings.
Replies: 7
Views: 838

Re: E Obesa seedlings.

Hi all.

Here is a follow up pick of my crop. I feel happy with there development.

In the end almost 70 has germinated.
by pvdw
Sat Mar 03, 2018 10:03 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Lithops sowing Solved
Replies: 8
Views: 1097

Re: Lithops sowing Solved

First 6 Diteranthus seeds has germinated!!! (tu) :grin: . Now it is 120/120 pots with seedlings. :cool: :cool:
by pvdw
Thu Mar 01, 2018 11:21 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Lithops sowing Solved
Replies: 8
Views: 1097

Re: Lithops sowing Solved

Will wait some more for the Dintherantus seeds to germinate. Our autumn is on its way and days are getting cooler so I think I am running out of time.
by pvdw
Tue Feb 27, 2018 4:33 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Lithops sowing Solved
Replies: 8
Views: 1097

Re: Lithops sowing Solved

Some feedback. Today 12 days after sowing the first 96 pots 95 has germinated seeds and they mulyiply on a daily basis. Pot number 96 is D van Zylii and I think our cloudy weather may be the culprit for the no result there. Then today 7 days later after watering another 24 pots I can give feedback t...
by pvdw
Fri Feb 23, 2018 5:08 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Lithops sowing Solved
Replies: 8
Views: 1097

Re: Lithops sowing Solved

Here you can see the gravel I use as well as the shade netting to protect them. The containers I use is cat sand boxes. Each one has a hole in it pluged with a cork. I let the pots stand in about 1cm of water for the first 3 days and then I drain the water. From there on I mist from the top mostly b...
by pvdw
Fri Feb 23, 2018 5:07 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Lithops sowing Solved
Replies: 8
Views: 1097

Lithops sowing Solved

Hi all. Our autumn is getting closer and now is the time for us to get our Lithops seeds in the pots. I planted some in spring and most of them are doing well. Our summers are just to hot for them te realy grow well. One mistake and all seedlings in a pot will turn white and die of overheating. :cry...
by pvdw
Mon Jan 29, 2018 3:31 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Anyone with experience of growing Aloe ferox?
Replies: 10
Views: 970

Re: Anyone with experience of growing Aloe ferox?

A. Ferox grow in all sorts of climates in nature. In the north of the Eastern Cape -5 to -8 and snow is not uncommon. For sure one of our hardiest aloes.

On the farm where I hunt in Queenstown they may dominate the veld. Stunning aloe spesie.