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by John Dos
Thu Jun 28, 2018 8:05 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Pondering photosynthesis
Replies: 10
Views: 982

Re: Pondering photosynthesis

With moderate tº and high relative humidity the plant has no need to protect from evapo-transpiration.
by John Dos
Sun Jun 24, 2018 9:18 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Albuca spiralis
Replies: 11
Views: 1515

Re: Albuca spiralis

Oh wow! Beautiful!
by John Dos
Thu Jun 21, 2018 8:30 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: That Avonia is off again
Replies: 15
Views: 2153

Re: That Avonia is off again

Oh wow! I need one! My one and only Anacampseros cf. namaquensis is doing well for years now, so Avonia should be ok to grow. Very nice!
by John Dos
Fri Jun 15, 2018 2:18 pm
Forum: Monthly Photo Competitions
Topic: June 2018 – My most beautiful flower
Replies: 24
Views: 5986

Re: June 2018 – My most beautiful flower

Just flowering, Trichodiadema.
Image
by John Dos
Thu Jun 14, 2018 1:44 pm
Forum: Travelogues
Topic: A week in Gran Canaria
Replies: 19
Views: 6477

Re: A week in Gran Canaria

Just found this thread - a year too late. Some of the names in the pictures are mistaken, but then, in Aeonium , many things are changing now. There is much more to see on GC. And even that I'm no fan of opuntia and agave, these plants have been used in former times for the precarious economy of the...
by John Dos
Sun May 27, 2018 10:10 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Des Cole
Replies: 6
Views: 6133

Re: Des Cole

So sad. My condolences to the family.

His books will stay alive for many, many years.
by John Dos
Sat May 26, 2018 8:32 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Cactus ID please!
Replies: 2
Views: 471

Re: Cactus ID please!

Thank you! This fits.
by John Dos
Thu May 24, 2018 2:04 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Cactus ID please!
Replies: 2
Views: 471

Cactus ID please!

First of all, apologies for not entering for such a long time in this wonderful forum. Life has been plenty of other things, spiny and not nice at all; now, perhaps, things are changing for better. Like this cactus, which I don't know which one it is. It has been growing under a roof - no rain - for...
by John Dos
Mon Aug 01, 2016 8:56 pm
Forum: Monthly Photo Competitions
Topic: July 2016 Growing like weed
Replies: 3
Views: 2598

Re: July 2016 Growing like weed

And the winner is : Sedum dasyphyllum flowers.

More luck to you, Liz.
by John Dos
Sun Jul 24, 2016 9:05 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Lithops germination query
Replies: 15
Views: 2020

Re: Lithops germination query

I sowed fresh seeds from my own plants this year and had no germination at all. I let the pot dry for three or four months and then I watered it again. Germination as good as usual!