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by Tony R
Wed Jun 26, 2019 10:28 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Huntington and imports
Replies: 12
Views: 322

Re: Huntington and imports

ragamala wrote:
Wed Jun 26, 2019 9:54 am
Is my memory right that the ISI list was published regularly in the BCSS journal and there was a UK person through whom plants could be ordered? But this was discontinued some time ago?
See: viewtopic.php?t=137489#p137489
by Tony R
Wed Jun 26, 2019 8:50 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Huntington and imports
Replies: 12
Views: 322

Re: Huntington and imports

Cidermanrolls wrote:
Wed Jun 26, 2019 8:00 am
Hi Stuart
What was your route for obtaining plants from the ISI list? I think I must be missing something obvious here. Huntington tell me they cannot send to UK.
Thx
Jon
Like collecting in person when in the USA perhaps?
by Tony R
Tue Jun 25, 2019 8:42 pm
Forum: Aloes, Gasteria, Haworthia Etc (The Haworthia Society)
Topic: Is this XGasteraloe 'Flow'?
Replies: 4
Views: 73

Re: Is this XGasteraloe 'Flow'?

Yes, probably, it should really be x Gasteraloe 'Flo' without the w. It originated in Europe, whilst many Americans have named/spelt it incorrectly as Flow.
https://www.rhs.org.uk/Plants/349764/x- ... lo/Details
by Tony R
Mon Jun 24, 2019 6:25 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Taxonomy of cacti
Replies: 13
Views: 345

Re: Taxonomy of cacti

Thanks, Phil for spotting the Supplement to CCC3.
Probably the last piece of work by the great, late David Hunt.
by Tony R
Mon Jun 24, 2019 12:37 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Taxonomy of cacti
Replies: 13
Views: 345

Re: Taxonomy of cacti

... Aylostera ... A name I thought was dead and buried many years ago. See Ivor Crook's article in ESR for a good starting point and further references re. Rebutias et al. https://www.essexsucculentreview.org.uk/assets/downloads/2015/esr-march-2015.pdf If this link does not work for you, go to the ...
by Tony R
Sun Jun 23, 2019 10:22 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Opuntia seeds - update.
Replies: 15
Views: 529

Re: Opuntia seeds - update.

Two inch sq. pot, probably 4-6 months old some years ago.
by Tony R
Sun Jun 23, 2019 10:04 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Large Opuntia for a change
Replies: 3
Views: 144

Re: Large Opuntia for a change

You know my view on large opuntias these days :wink: hah, but great flower, Mike.
by Tony R
Sun Jun 23, 2019 10:02 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Odd Tunilla flower
Replies: 7
Views: 210

Re: Odd Tunilla flower

A nice double flower - I get these occasionally on the odd tunilla too.
by Tony R
Sat Jun 22, 2019 4:40 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Opuntia seeds - update.
Replies: 15
Views: 529

Re: Opuntia seeds - update.

Well done, Malcolm. In fact, Opuntia in the strictest sense are relatively straight-forward to grow from seed. It's the smaller opuntias (tephrocactus, cumulopuntia, maihueniopsis, etc) which are much more troublesome to germinate. Unlike many Cactaceae seedlings, Opuntioideae seedlings start as a l...