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by Rayc11
Tue Aug 07, 2018 12:53 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Denmoza Rhodacantha
Replies: 4
Views: 277

Re: Denmoza Rhodacantha

My seed grown specimen started flowering when it was about 4in in diameter and about 6in tall, now 10 years on it's 5in diameter and 12in tall and flowers every year. The plant is grown under full sun and normal watering with a winter minimum temperature of 4ºC - 5ºC. They do seem to need plenty of ...
by Rayc11
Fri Jun 01, 2018 10:41 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Need to source type of greenhouse vent fitting
Replies: 7
Views: 517

Re: Need to source type of greenhouse vent fitting

Probably not very helpful but I can eliminate another manufacturer for you, it's not an Alton I have 2 of those and they are a completely different cross section.
by Rayc11
Sat Dec 30, 2017 8:08 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Zone 6 events 2018
Replies: 3
Views: 467

Re: Zone 6 events 2018

Thanks, Tina, I understand from another source that there isn't a Show this year.
by Rayc11
Thu Dec 28, 2017 1:50 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Zone 6 events 2018
Replies: 3
Views: 467

Zone 6 events 2018

Does anyone know the dates and venues for the following Zone 6 events in 2018:-
Zone Show
Zone convention
Zone open day
Many thanks
by Rayc11
Wed Dec 27, 2017 1:44 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: How to send pics. to forum from ipad
Replies: 25
Views: 1938

-Re: How to send pics. to forum from ipad

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Well that seems to have worked for me too!
by Rayc11
Wed Dec 27, 2017 9:14 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: How to send pics. to forum from ipad
Replies: 25
Views: 1938

Re: How to send pics. to forum from ipad

Yes I'd like the answer to this as I have same problem with my Samsung Android tablet, nothing happens when you tap the add files button.
by Rayc11
Mon May 01, 2017 12:12 pm
Forum: Monthly Photo Competitions
Topic: May 2017 - MAY BLOSSOM
Replies: 38
Views: 7261

Re: May topic - MAY BLOSSOM

I'll start this one off -
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My large specimen of Astrophytum Ornatum just coming into flower.
by Rayc11
Fri Jul 29, 2016 3:59 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Strange Opuntia behaviour
Replies: 5
Views: 934

Strange Opuntia behaviour

Has anyone seen this strange behaviour that's happened on my Opuntia Pycnacantha where a new pad has developed that is also a flower?
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by Rayc11
Wed Jul 27, 2016 9:56 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: A kind of mite I've never seen before Solved
Replies: 12
Views: 1389

Re: A kind of mite I've never seen before Solved

They look like Flea Beetles to me, more info here:- https://www.rhs.org.uk/advice/profile?PID=510
by Rayc11
Tue May 31, 2016 1:13 pm
Forum: Monthly Photo Competitions
Topic: MAY 2016 - The oldest plant in my collection.
Replies: 12
Views: 3458

Re: MAY 2016 - The oldest plant in my collection.

This is one of my oldest plants Astrophytum Ornatum, bought as a small seedling at the local Garden centre in 1968, now around 12ins(30cm) tall!
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