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by daniel82
Thu Mar 21, 2019 6:01 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: In your opinion, which are the 3 worst pests in succulents?
Replies: 134
Views: 133256

Re: In your opinion, which are the 3 worst pests in succulents?

I don't feel that root mealies are getting enough hate with the poll. At least with normal mealies you can see the blighters and attack them directly. Despite a rigorous repotting and deinfesting last year. I am still finding some as I am starting to repot some this spring.
by daniel82
Wed Feb 13, 2019 9:59 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Own soil mix for Cacti and Succulents
Replies: 13
Views: 1391

Re: Own soil mix for Cacti and Succulents

Just to add to the peat/sand mentioned above, that is the mix I grow my venus flytraps in and they love it being bog plants :grin:

My cactus/succulent mix is similar to most peoples, JI mixed with cat litter.
by daniel82
Mon Feb 11, 2019 10:36 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Ceriod Cactus ID, please.
Replies: 3
Views: 527

Re: Ceriod Cactus ID, please.

I would hazard a guess that the original yellow growth is a mineral deficiency and since being in your care that has been rectified through either repotting or watering. Personally I think that the yellow area detracts from the plant overall. If it was mine I would probably remove that stem low down...
by daniel82
Sun Feb 10, 2019 11:22 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Echeveria Agavoides..the real deal or marketing gimmick?
Replies: 16
Views: 1691

Re: Echeveria Agavoides..the real deal or marketing gimmick?

I had thought that the name "romeo" was a valid one also. It is the proper name for "taurus", which seems to have been applied by a wholesaler at some point.
by daniel82
Sat Feb 09, 2019 3:14 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Cleistocactus winteri colademononis Solved
Replies: 17
Views: 1976

Re: Cleistocactus winteri colademononis Solved

Last time I was up there, they had them for sale at cactusland nursery in bourne, he has a webshop too. Not cheap though.
by daniel82
Mon Jan 28, 2019 10:00 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Born to Die- Agave
Replies: 13
Views: 1571

Re: Born to Die- Agave

This is always frustrating, I have two variegated Mammillaria giselae from the same batch of seed. One is evenly variegated and growing very nicely but the other is in blocks. The second seems to be being overcome by the variegation as it grows. At least cacti can be grafted though. Fingers crossed ...
by daniel82
Thu Jan 24, 2019 10:48 am
Forum: Small Opuntias (Tephrocactus Study Group)
Topic: Pterocactus nequensis
Replies: 11
Views: 3214

Re: Pterocactus nequensis

I second that ralph, definitely on my wants list too.
by daniel82
Thu Jan 17, 2019 10:03 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Time for a name change?
Replies: 71
Views: 7973

Re: Time for a name change?

I like CactusWorld
by daniel82
Thu Jan 17, 2019 9:50 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: A few Cacti to ID
Replies: 12
Views: 1250

Re: A few Cacti to ID

I'm not convinced that number 7 isn't a Matucana madisonorium. I think I see hair at the areoles, perhaps buds that never got started. But it is heavily marked, possibly by mites at some point.
by daniel82
Sun Aug 26, 2018 5:10 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: euphorbia globosa question
Replies: 3
Views: 530

Re: euphorbia globosa question

Thanks tina, reminds me I need to put a little bag over it before it pops.