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by Aiko
Wed Jun 20, 2018 11:36 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: SilverHill Seeds
Replies: 26
Views: 3406

Re: SilverHill Seeds

Also Rachel has now been found: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-44488332.
by Aiko
Fri Jun 15, 2018 9:03 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: MSG Bulletin
Replies: 72
Views: 4575

Re: MSG Bulletin

MSG Bulletin » Thu Feb 22, 2018 6:13 pm We have paid for a better service for all the non-UK members' Bulletins to be sent and I will be interested to know when they arrive... Suzanne My Volume 32/Number 2/2018 MSG Bulletin has just arrived. Hope this helps you and maybe the "better service&qu...
by Aiko
Fri Jun 15, 2018 12:08 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Rooting aloe plicatilis cutting ??
Replies: 14
Views: 450

Re: Rooting aloe plicatilis cutting ??

I treat my five year old plants grown from seed just as a I would with any other non-winter active specific African succulent. I water between March and October / November, and they grow quite fine, they are about to start developing the trunk at an height of about 15 centimeters. They also receive ...
by Aiko
Fri Jun 15, 2018 11:24 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Greenhouse Restoration
Replies: 25
Views: 1319

Re: Greenhouse Restoration

I came across this in a news article recently. It's the glasshouse in historic Donaghmore House in Co. Donegal Ireland. The house burned down last week. I presume the greenhouse is still okish. It's made from wroth iron. A nice little project for somebody with time on their hands. An interesting vi...
by Aiko
Mon Jun 11, 2018 7:32 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Rooting aloe plicatilis cutting ??
Replies: 14
Views: 450

Re: Rooting aloe plicatilis cutting ??

I tried once to root an Aloe dichotoma. It did not work, probably because of the fibrous stem / trunk?
by Aiko
Sat Jun 09, 2018 9:47 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Can you guess what plants these roots belong to?
Replies: 10
Views: 349

Re: Can you guess what plants these roots belong to?

Hmmm, Agave is probably more likely, indeed.
by Aiko
Fri Jun 08, 2018 9:37 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Yucca endlichiana, will it die?
Replies: 19
Views: 1787

Re: Yucca endlichiana, will it die?

So just sow them like any other Yucca? I have had good results with Yucca from Mesa Garden in the last two years. Unfortunately just not with Y. endlichiana. I will give them a go again later this month, same way as the others to see if it will be succesful this time. I failed again. No germination...
by Aiko
Fri Jun 08, 2018 9:35 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: S, S, S - Part Three
Replies: 6
Views: 328

Re: S, S, S - Part Three

AnTTun wrote:Thanks for the tip Nick, I've added that to my notes... now I have to find some adenia seed again :)


Mesa Garden. Expensive, though...
by Aiko
Thu Jun 07, 2018 7:17 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: That Avonia is off again
Replies: 14
Views: 559

Re: That Avonia is off again

iann wrote:So I have to ask. How did you do it? I've sown several times now and my best score is two. I didn't send you thousands of seeds, so it isn't that. I don't have any trouble with other Avonias.


It's just one of those things. I can't grow Pleiospilos nelii while others grow it with ease...

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