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by Aiko
Tue Jan 15, 2019 9:35 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Updated seed lists
Replies: 246
Views: 50545

Re: Updated seed lists

Cactus Zhiv in the Ukraine has just been updated: www.cactus-zhiv.com

Don't have experience ordering here myself just yet, but soon I will have as there are some interesting things on this list...
by Aiko
Mon Jan 14, 2019 10:36 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Cultivation snippets wanted for CactusWorld
Replies: 41
Views: 692

Re: Cultivation snippets wanted for CactusWorld

Use kitchen roll over drainage holes rather than gravel or crocks. Clever! :!: :idea: This is one where more context would be suited. I always put pebbles in the bottom of small pots (pots with seedlings when they need watering I soak them in a layer of water, the pebbles help prevent the soil for ...
by Aiko
Sun Jan 13, 2019 8:08 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Cultivation snippets wanted for CactusWorld
Replies: 41
Views: 692

Re: Cultivation snippets wanted for CactusWorld

"When in doubt if you need to water, then don't water"
by Aiko
Sat Jan 12, 2019 12:18 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Germination begins
Replies: 28
Views: 750

Re: Germination begins

And others are still waiting despite sending in their orders immediately on receipt of the Journal ;-) Luckily there are still other seed sellers willing to send you seeds. Although some of them are sold out already. But some still have to update their list. I am waiting for http://cactus-zhiv.com/...
by Aiko
Thu Jan 10, 2019 9:20 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Just repotted Solved
Replies: 32
Views: 569

Re: Just repotted Solved

I assume the Aztekium has been grafted? That speeds things up a bit.
by Aiko
Sun Jan 06, 2019 4:51 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: guess who
Replies: 12
Views: 644

Re: guess who

Three looks like Diplosoma.
by Aiko
Sat Jan 05, 2019 4:59 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Any Aeonium buffs out there?
Replies: 18
Views: 555

Re: Any Aeonium buffs out there?

Stuart wrote:
Sat Jan 05, 2019 4:50 pm
I've always treated Aeoniums as summer growers, given normal cactus treatment. The best colour seems to be on plants put outside for the summer
I also treath them als summer growers. And they do very well.
by Aiko
Mon Dec 31, 2018 4:29 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Western Cape in late April...
Replies: 8
Views: 561

Re: Western Cape in late April...

Ah, I see, you are looking for highlights specifically around Capetown.

Are you into bulbs? The area of Bredasdorp (too far away?) or Worcester should provide some Massonias. They should be active and above the soil by April.
by Aiko
Mon Dec 31, 2018 1:29 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Western Cape in late April...
Replies: 8
Views: 561

Re: Western Cape in late April...

I personally would visit the habitat of Welwitschia mirabilis.
by Aiko
Fri Dec 28, 2018 8:25 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: New cactus/succulent seedlists?
Replies: 7
Views: 437

Re: New cactus/succulent seedlists?

Ludwig Bercht Just did one, and Ralf Hillmann, and SuccSeed's And Aymeric de Barmon's were out a little earlier. Are you sure Bercht has released a new list? There's only the old list on his website. Yes, it is out. I got it emailed. But the site is not updated, for some reason unknown to me. If yo...