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by peter831shaw
Thu Oct 11, 2018 3:26 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Transplanting Lithops seedlings
Replies: 5
Views: 307

Re: Transplanting Lithops seedlings

thanks for the tips, always appreciated I will leave them in the pot until they get much larger (saves space as well) They are topped with turface, though there is some in the mix as well. I have read that they need more water as seedlings, but these don't seem to be seedlings any longer. Watering i...
by peter831shaw
Thu Oct 11, 2018 12:27 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Transplanting Lithops seedlings
Replies: 5
Views: 307

Transplanting Lithops seedlings

Hello all,

I am wondering how log to wait to transplant Lithops and what time of year is best?

I am located in sunny California and have a new greenhouse.

there is a mix of seed, I was just practicing techniques.

Cheers!
by peter831shaw
Sat Sep 15, 2018 12:49 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: sunburnt seedlings
Replies: 4
Views: 398

Re: sunburnt seedlings

thanks, I'll keep my fingers crosses,

Iann, won't be the first time the labels are wrong, the seeds came from a dealer in Germany. I had some seeds from the CSSA labeled Mammallaria and they came up as split rocks :eek:

Peter
by peter831shaw
Wed Sep 12, 2018 11:25 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: sunburnt seedlings
Replies: 4
Views: 398

sunburnt seedlings

Hello, first post to this forum, and as you might expect, I need help. I have a couple of pots of seedlings that turned dark brown under too much light from fluorescent lights. From what I have read its not a good thing, and they really have stalled out. They are now in my greenhouse at work in a sh...
by peter831shaw
Fri Sep 07, 2018 3:32 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hello from Santa Cruz CA
Replies: 2
Views: 378

Hello from Santa Cruz CA

I am a new member and finally returning to my 1st plant addiction after 40 years of working in the horticulture industry and teaching full time at two community colleges (2 yr career technology education). My teaching focus has been greenhouse production and most recently I teach substrate and hydro...