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by RAYWOODBRIDGE
Mon Oct 15, 2018 10:05 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Potting bark
Replies: 3
Views: 247

Re: Potting bark

Hi Dave I don't grow succulents so I can't help there, but I do use 6mm and 10mm bark which is a light and clean product, at a rate of 50 percent in the mix for Epi cacti and it does reduce the weight alot compared to grit, as for the lack of nitrogen I can only say that all the plants in that mix a...
by RAYWOODBRIDGE
Mon Oct 01, 2018 5:55 pm
Forum: Small Opuntias (Tephrocactus Study Group)
Topic: any idea
Replies: 6
Views: 789

Re: any idea

I Bought the same plant at ELK , 3 weeks ago and it had the same label.

Tony is spot on it is a sub species of subterranea found near Incahuasi Bolivia. While the type species subterranea is found in Argentina.
by RAYWOODBRIDGE
Thu Sep 13, 2018 6:27 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Opuntia ID please :)
Replies: 2
Views: 285

Re: Opuntia ID please :)

Mark. I think O. phaeacantha is probably right, it is such a variable species with many forms, but with phaeacantha I think you have it covered .
by RAYWOODBRIDGE
Sun Sep 02, 2018 6:18 pm
Forum: Monthly Photo Competitions
Topic: September 2018 - Shades of pink
Replies: 18
Views: 2120

Re: September 2018 - Shades of pink

Pink and furry
by RAYWOODBRIDGE
Sat Sep 01, 2018 1:36 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Greenhouse Restoration
Replies: 28
Views: 2853

Re: Greenhouse Restoration

Give Elite Greenhouses at Bolton a ring.
by RAYWOODBRIDGE
Sat Sep 01, 2018 1:31 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: ELK 2018
Replies: 27
Views: 2354

Re: ELK 2018

But apparently not for people of at least 5 countries.
by RAYWOODBRIDGE
Sat Sep 01, 2018 1:24 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Astrophytum Caput Mesudae
Replies: 12
Views: 1021

Re: Astrophytum Caput Mesudae

Jayne I will be interested to hear that myself, just lost the last of three I grew from seed two years ago.
by RAYWOODBRIDGE
Thu Aug 30, 2018 12:59 pm
Forum: Small Opuntias (Tephrocactus Study Group)
Topic: TSG Small Opuntias talk at ELK
Replies: 6
Views: 1321

Re: TSG Small Opuntias talk at ELK

See you there Tony.
by RAYWOODBRIDGE
Tue Aug 14, 2018 12:18 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: To Chop, or Not
Replies: 14
Views: 717

Re: To Chop, or Not

When Oreocereus start to curve it is usually just before they send up new stems from below the soil surface or from the base of the stem.
and 1 more vote for no chop :grin:
by RAYWOODBRIDGE
Sun Jul 29, 2018 10:20 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Opuntia basilaris white flower
Replies: 6
Views: 651

Re: Opuntia basilaris white flower

Hi Roger, I am sure I can sort you out with plants or cuttings, just send me a PM. with your details. I have five forms of O. basilaris starting with the purple isi 99-26 form see picture below, then the small green type which you have O. basilaris var. brachyclada, then the large green type O. basi...