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by rodsmith
Tue Sep 18, 2018 8:07 pm
Forum: Monthly Photo Competitions
Topic: September 2018 - Shades of pink
Replies: 13
Views: 598

Re: September 2018 - Shades of pink

Here are some pink (or pinkish) flowers from my plants. Echinopsis eyriesii flower 18 July 2015.JPG Gymnocalycium buenekeri flower 9 June 2018.JPG Gymnocalycium calochlorum flowers 22 June 2014.JPG Gymnocalycium damsii v tucavocense flower 11 Aug 2015.JPG Lobivia pentlandii flowers 21 May 2015.JPG L...
by rodsmith
Tue Sep 18, 2018 8:00 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Aloe cameronii
Replies: 3
Views: 63

Re: Aloe cameronii

Terrific. :grin:
by rodsmith
Sun Sep 16, 2018 8:15 am
Forum: Aloes, Gasteria, Haworthia Etc (The Haworthia Society)
Topic: Is this an Haworthia?
Replies: 6
Views: 389

Re: Is this an Haworthia?

DaveR wrote:
Sat Sep 15, 2018 7:52 pm
No wonder I was confused.
I don't suppose the plant is though. :wink:
by rodsmith
Tue Sep 11, 2018 2:07 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Good show of flowers from my giant cactus
Replies: 12
Views: 455

Re: Good show of flowers from my giant cactus

Super plant and lovely flowers, Paul. Does it get any protection in the winter?
by rodsmith
Mon Sep 10, 2018 4:05 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hello!
Replies: 6
Views: 242

Re: Hello!

Sophie wrote:
Mon Sep 10, 2018 11:44 am
Thanks :D I feel like I should have named him Oreo now haha
It's not too late to change. The plant won't know. :wink:
by rodsmith
Mon Sep 10, 2018 4:03 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: What should be the fate of my damaged Echinopsis?
Replies: 7
Views: 213

Re: What should be the fate of my damaged Echinopsis?

You will find, if you retain the damaged plant, that you will soon be inundated with offsets, as echinopsis can be very productive in this regard. My suggestion would be to bin the mother plant once a couple of the offsets have rooted. It isn't the ideal time of year for rooting, spring and summer w...
by rodsmith
Sun Sep 09, 2018 9:17 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Greenhouse temperatures over winter for cacti and aeoniums
Replies: 8
Views: 396

Re: Greenhouse temperatures over winter for cacti and aeoniums

I would also recommend an electric fan heater. I have mine set at 5 degrees C which I find keeps my conservatory above 3 deg C in practice. The danger for succulent plants in winter in our climate is damp and a paraffin heater will produce a lot of moisture. I have a broad range of cacti and succule...
by rodsmith
Sat Sep 08, 2018 8:26 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Lithops question
Replies: 9
Views: 506

Re: Lithops question

David1971 wrote:
Fri Sep 07, 2018 8:55 pm
Nice plant, thanks for sharing!
Eric Williams wrote:
Fri Sep 07, 2018 11:52 pm
Lovely plant Rod, and very nice pictures too. Cheers
Thanks both.
by rodsmith
Fri Sep 07, 2018 8:26 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Eh, heh, mammillaria for ID
Replies: 3
Views: 246

Re: Eh, heh, mammillaria for ID

Looks like a mammillaria - not sure which one. Lovely flowers.