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by rodsmith
Fri May 24, 2019 7:57 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Flowering this evening
Replies: 15
Views: 283

Re: Flowering this evening

A lovely flower and beautifully photographed. (tu)
by rodsmith
Thu May 23, 2019 7:58 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: compost
Replies: 11
Views: 270

Re: compost

I haven't used John Innes of any make for years. I use a combination of coir, grit, Tesco cat litter and vermiculite; with added fertiliser in the form of Chempak No. 8. I then use a dilute solution of the same fertiliser every second watering during the growing season.
by rodsmith
Wed May 22, 2019 8:07 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: MSG lithops ID
Replies: 8
Views: 291

Re: MSG lithops ID

ralphrmartin wrote:
Tue May 21, 2019 10:43 pm
Really nice! Just like caramel toffee.
That's why they named it White Nymph. :???:
by rodsmith
Tue May 21, 2019 7:48 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: From the other day
Replies: 6
Views: 131

Re: From the other day

el48tel wrote:
Tue May 21, 2019 6:53 pm
... I love the spines
You wouldn't if you got one caught on your person! :lol:
by rodsmith
Tue May 21, 2019 12:30 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Sulcorebutia
Replies: 3
Views: 136

Re: Sulcorebutia

A beautiful display, Juster.
by rodsmith
Mon May 20, 2019 12:55 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Find the plant...
Replies: 3
Views: 135

Find the plant...

Rebutia steinmanii in full bloom today.
Rebutia steinmanii flowers 20 May 2019 (2).JPG
by rodsmith
Mon May 20, 2019 11:18 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Echinocereus salm-dyckianus
Replies: 9
Views: 257

Re: Echinocereus salm-dyckianus

Nice photos, Ali Baba. I used to have one of these and the flowers are definitely stunning. Mine is unfortunately deceased but I don't remember its flowering habits being as you have described. Yours must have an added "early bird" gene. I've found a couple of photos of mine, which were both taken a...
by rodsmith
Sun May 19, 2019 4:52 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Got some new Succulents!
Replies: 3
Views: 252

Re: Got some new Succulents!

Nice plants. Good luck with the cultivation.
by rodsmith
Sat May 18, 2019 9:28 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: We're back!
Replies: 6
Views: 1350

Re: We're back!

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by rodsmith
Tue May 14, 2019 8:16 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Gasteria bicolor?
Replies: 6
Views: 259

Re: Gasteria bicolor?

I can't see a photo, Mike.