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by RAYWOODBRIDGE
Wed Feb 20, 2019 5:36 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Leave fruit on prickly pear cactus? Solved
Replies: 3
Views: 152

Re: Leave fruit on prickly pear cactus? Solved

As said above, normally it is best to strip down a pad cutting so it can root , but in your case they may already have roots, so knock them out of the pot and plant the three in individual pots whether they have roots or not, if they do have roots you can leave the fruit on no problem.
by RAYWOODBRIDGE
Sat Feb 16, 2019 8:57 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Help for newbie to identify a possible problem
Replies: 13
Views: 415

Re: Help or newbie to identify a possible problem

This species will take a few degrees of frost no problem, but as Suzanne says it is the damp with the cold that marks this plant. In habitat this plant goes down to -10c ( 14f ) with no problems but the air will be very dry, so far this winter my plants of this species have gone down to -4c and they...
by RAYWOODBRIDGE
Tue Feb 12, 2019 10:04 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: George Hollis, FBCSS
Replies: 3
Views: 496

Re: George Hollis, FBCSS

Yes that is sad Terry, when age catches up with us all, and good collections are just left to wither away.
by RAYWOODBRIDGE
Sun Jan 20, 2019 11:13 pm
Forum: Small Opuntias (Tephrocactus Study Group)
Topic: M platyacantha
Replies: 4
Views: 926

Re: M platyacantha

What sort of altitude was this plant growing at Mike.
by RAYWOODBRIDGE
Sun Jan 20, 2019 11:11 pm
Forum: Small Opuntias (Tephrocactus Study Group)
Topic: Pterocactus nequensis
Replies: 11
Views: 1296

Re: Pterocactus nequensis

Great photos on both threads, I do find nequensis an unusual plant, the stems start out one shape then become rounded and global with age. I was convinced I had been sent the wrong plant at first.
by RAYWOODBRIDGE
Fri Jan 18, 2019 11:28 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Small opuntia type ID help please
Replies: 15
Views: 1261

Re: Small opuntia type ID help please

Wow. I didn't realize members could not click on the next two lines !
by RAYWOODBRIDGE
Thu Jan 17, 2019 9:16 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Small opuntia type ID help please
Replies: 15
Views: 1261

Re: Small opuntia type ID help please

It is Airampoa orurensis ( ex Tunilla soehrensii )

Maybe mods could move this thread to the small Opuntia sub forum
by RAYWOODBRIDGE
Mon Jan 14, 2019 6:38 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Cactus to ID
Replies: 4
Views: 491

Re: Cactus to ID

Hi Tina
I would have thought the spines would have been white or lighter if it was dybowskii they are on mine, but I know Gene Schoeder has a plant labelled dybowskii that is similar to yours, certainly a Espostoa
by RAYWOODBRIDGE
Mon Jan 14, 2019 6:28 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: A few Cacti to ID
Replies: 12
Views: 843

Re: A few Cacti to ID

Hi Anthony plant 1 Mammillaria spinosissima plant 2 Echinopsis/Lobivia plant 3 Echinopsis/Trichocereus plant 4 Eriocephala warasii ( Parodia warasii ) plant 5 Echinopsis plant 6 Lobivia plant 7 ? plant 8 Trichocereus pachanoi plant 9 Echinocereus rigidissimus ssp rigidissimus ( or reichenbachii ssp ...
by RAYWOODBRIDGE
Fri Dec 28, 2018 5:49 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: New cactus/succulent seedlists?
Replies: 7
Views: 703

Re: New cactus/succulent seedlists?

Hi Rod
Welcome to the forum
Check out the thread below marked " Updated seed lists " by Aiko