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by Aiko
Sat Jan 19, 2019 4:21 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: ‘Definitive’ Pachypodium Book?
Replies: 8
Views: 349

Re: ‘Definitive’ Pachypodium Book?

Deltron wrote:
Sun Jan 13, 2019 4:03 pm
'A Guide to Growing Pachycaul & Caudiciform Plants' by Philippe de Vosjoli is excellent... with photos too.
This book has just been offered on the Succulenta forum for 25 euros: https://succulenta.nl/forums/topic/te-k ... rm-plants/
by Aiko
Thu Jan 17, 2019 12:26 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Echeveria agavoides flowering
Replies: 5
Views: 207

Re: Echeveria agavoides flowering

Mine usually starts flowering in late winter too. And continues to grow a stalk very slowly. Usually is not in bloom before it is back in the greenhouse again. Its winters it spends in an unheated dark room until late March.
by Aiko
Wed Jan 16, 2019 9:23 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Updated seed lists
Replies: 251
Views: 50974

Re: Updated seed lists

The Mesemb Study Group has it on its seed list every few years. Maybe next year? And maybe Silverhill seeds will be able to provide some seeds. I had that luck once, many years ago. You might ask them for it, as they might have some too low on stock to mention on the website? The only two sources th...
by Aiko
Tue Jan 15, 2019 9:35 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Updated seed lists
Replies: 251
Views: 50974

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: 44
Views: 993

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: 44
Views: 993

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: 867

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: 702

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: 704

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: 614

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.