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by pvdw
Sun Sep 23, 2018 2:11 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Visitng the Moutons Lithops in Namibia
Replies: 3
Views: 539

Visitng the Moutons Lithops in Namibia

I had the opportunity to visit the Moutons in August. I only had an hour or two so could not look at all the pots in detail. I took some picks to take home. I want to share a few with you. I hope to return in 2019 bur this time I will stay over at least 2 nights to take time in the plant house. IMG_...
by pvdw
Sun Sep 23, 2018 12:22 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Shimadas Rubroroseus
Replies: 2
Views: 312

Re: Shimadas Rubroroseus

Yes Iann I agree. It is events like this that gives a hobby more color.

I will only be sowing next year Feb. I found this the best time to sow. Lets hold thumbs for a few nice red plants from this capsule.
by pvdw
Sat Sep 22, 2018 3:46 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Shimadas Rubroroseus
Replies: 2
Views: 312

Shimadas Rubroroseus

I had the privilege today to pick a seed capsule of Bromfieldii rubroroseus from the same pot of plants where Shimada picked his capsules some years ago when he visited South Africa. I visited a Lithops collector well in his 80's. He found his first Lithops when he was only 14 years old. He has been...
by pvdw
Sat Aug 18, 2018 2:36 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Lithops in variety
Replies: 2
Views: 349

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: 339

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: 765

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: 999

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: 1344

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: 1344

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: 1344

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...