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by James Pickering
Fri Aug 03, 2018 9:55 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Transplanted mature Saguaros ..........
Replies: 8
Views: 684

Re: Transplanted mature Saguaros ..........

Our Tucson Cactus and Succulent Society is heavily involved in native Cactus/plant rescue:

http://www.tucsoncactus.org/html/cactus_rescue.html
by James Pickering
Fri Aug 03, 2018 6:56 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Transplanted mature Saguaros ..........
Replies: 8
Views: 684

Re: Transplanted mature Saguaros ..........

Shame on the perpetrators... The fact is under current Arizona law you can legally buy a mature Saguaro from a landowner who has one growing (naturally) on his property and then contract with one of the many local businesses who have the equipment and qualified workers to have it dug up and transpo...
by James Pickering
Fri Aug 03, 2018 6:05 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Transplanted mature Saguaros ..........
Replies: 8
Views: 684

Transplanted mature Saguaros ..........

......... sometimes do not do well on their abbreviated root systems:
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Questions, Comments anyone?
by James Pickering
Fri Aug 03, 2018 3:44 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Some Copiapoa pics
Replies: 18
Views: 1030

Re: Some Copiapoa pics

Here are some recent pics of small growing Brazilian cacti staged on 30% shade cloth covered plant stands (except for those in the balcony box which are growing in full sun) at my town home. Please excuse the somewhat jumbled presentation - I am early on the learning curve of inserting pics in posts...
by James Pickering
Thu Aug 02, 2018 9:37 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Some Copiapoa pics
Replies: 18
Views: 1030

Re: Some Copiapoa pics

C28956D0-23C3-42D2-8187-0B22DC460147.jpeg Perfect plants, very beautifull. I have managed to "sunburn" several largish Copiapoa in the spring. It is hard to beleive this would happen in Sweden, and not in Arizona. I think you have mentioned growing under shade cloth? And maybe the temperature close...
by James Pickering
Thu Aug 02, 2018 8:41 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Some Copiapoa pics
Replies: 18
Views: 1030

Re: Some Copiapoa pics

ralphrmartin wrote:Here's one of mine in flower. Not quite as big as yours...
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Great flowering, Ralph!
by James Pickering
Thu Aug 02, 2018 8:39 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Some Copiapoa pics
Replies: 18
Views: 1030

Re: Some Copiapoa pics

Mal L wrote:Thanks James. Not just green with envy, but glaucous green with envy!
Thanks Malcom.
by James Pickering
Thu Aug 02, 2018 8:38 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Some Copiapoa pics
Replies: 18
Views: 1030

Re: Some Copiapoa pics

juster wrote:These are just amazing plants, I'm green with envy! Thanks for posting.
Thanks @juster.
by James Pickering
Thu Aug 02, 2018 8:37 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Some Copiapoa pics
Replies: 18
Views: 1030

Re: Some Copiapoa pics

rodsmith wrote:Lovely plants James. They all look in fine condition.
Thanks, Rod.
by James Pickering
Thu Aug 02, 2018 7:02 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Arrojadoa ID
Replies: 3
Views: 426

Re: Arrojadoa ID

[quote="Herts Mike"]Anybody know? This was grown from seed donated to BCSS a few years back by Marlon Machado and first time of flowering - Your plant does look like a typical Arrojadoa rhodantha to me, Mike. Some of my plants of this species I grew from seed Marlon sent me several years ago - they ...