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by rodsmith
Sat May 19, 2018 2:21 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Oddity
Replies: 7
Views: 263

Re: Oddity

topsy wrote:HI,

I am afraid that I disagree with Rod...

Suzanne


No problem Suzanne. This is not an exact science. It does seem odd, if these are offsets, that they should all be chlorophyll deficient when the parent plant clearly isn't. Unless they are not offsets, as Dave has suggested. :???:
by rodsmith
Sat May 19, 2018 8:10 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Oddity
Replies: 7
Views: 263

Re: Oddity

I would have no hesitation in removing the offsets. Their pale colour could be due to lack of nutrients from the parent plant which is possibly struggling a bit. You can leave the offsets on or take them off but I would either repot into fresh compost or put the plant on a modest fertiliser regime. ...
by rodsmith
Thu May 17, 2018 8:35 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Aylostera colour
Replies: 8
Views: 300

Re: Aylostera colour

Simply stunning, Paul, and a great credit to your cultivation methods.
by rodsmith
Wed May 16, 2018 7:47 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Identification please
Replies: 5
Views: 194

Re: Identification please

The mammillaria looks like hahniana.
by rodsmith
Tue May 15, 2018 7:40 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: 2018 Flowers
Replies: 2
Views: 129

Re: 2018 Flowers

Lovely flowers and photos, Chris. Hope your cold is on the mend.
by rodsmith
Mon May 14, 2018 8:20 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Twins ...
Replies: 10
Views: 366

Re: Twins ...

If I hadn't seen the flower I'd have ID'd the one on the left as Mammillaria bocasana - or hahniana, but my observation skills were never brilliant. :wink:
by rodsmith
Mon May 14, 2018 3:11 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Echinocereus nivosus
Replies: 4
Views: 180

Re: Echinocereus nivosus

A long wait, Sylvia, but all the more welcome when it finally happens.
by rodsmith
Mon May 14, 2018 8:20 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Parodia/Notocactus id
Replies: 8
Views: 240

Re: Parodia/Notocactus id

Yes, it looks like warasii.
by rodsmith
Sun May 13, 2018 7:24 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Gastro delight
Replies: 1
Views: 135

Gastro delight

Gasteria glomerata in flower today.

Gasteria glomerata flowers 13 May 2018.JPG
Gasteria glomerata EVJ11054
by rodsmith
Sun May 13, 2018 7:04 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Parodia/Notocactus id
Replies: 8
Views: 240

Re: Parodia/Notocactus id

Diane wrote:Looks like Parodia warassii to me...

I agree - Parodia (Notocactus) warasii.

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