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by agavemad
Mon Feb 11, 2019 6:09 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Echeveria Agavoides..the real deal or marketing gimmick?
Replies: 16
Views: 660

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

Beautiful plants. I have to agree with Tina on the agave's also..... I have been a sucker a few times my worst was a bog standard agave Americana variegated, that had a load of spiel about where it had come from and how rare it was and how its variegation was so much different. Turns out its just a ...
by agavemad
Sun Feb 10, 2019 5:49 pm
Forum: Monthly Photo Competitions
Topic: January 2019 - My Favourite Plant(s)
Replies: 17
Views: 2196

Re: January 2019 - My Favourite Plant(s)

Mike there are some beautiful small growing agaves :) This is isthemensis ohi raijin and quite a few similar that will stay small :) everyone should have at least one agave :)
by agavemad
Sun Feb 10, 2019 5:07 pm
Forum: Monthly Photo Competitions
Topic: January 2019 - My Favourite Plant(s)
Replies: 17
Views: 2196

Re: January 2019 - My Favourite Plant(s)

Well done Mike, I did feel your plant would be a hard one to beat :)
by agavemad
Sun Feb 10, 2019 5:05 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Echeveria Agavoides..the real deal or marketing gimmick?
Replies: 16
Views: 660

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

So many plants are turning up with different names. It is really quite frustrating. A lot of the Korean plants have different names for the same plant with colour variation and people are getting scammed thinking they are buying something rare and unusual. (not all plants, but quite a few) I have a ...
by agavemad
Wed Jan 30, 2019 8:30 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Born to Die- Agave
Replies: 13
Views: 841

Re: Born to Die- Agave

Tina. I would love to see pictures of your chopping in half/quarter method and the results. I have cored two agave, but only because they rotted. I am not sure I am brave enough to chop anything up but I am very interested in this method :)
by agavemad
Wed Jan 30, 2019 8:01 am
Forum: Monthly Photo Competitions
Topic: January 2019 - My Favourite Plant(s)
Replies: 17
Views: 2196

Re: January 2019 - My Favourite Plant(s)

I have so many favorites. It is so hard to choose.....
by agavemad
Thu Nov 29, 2018 6:24 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Agave talk & pictures
Replies: 157
Views: 19179

Re: Agave talk & pictures

Really nice Paul. I think next year I will try a few outside again. I was looking back through this thread and my agave planter made me smile. It survived a few winters outside without any real issue, however it did not survive two puppies that took a liking to shredding the plants! from this.... 10...
by agavemad
Tue Nov 27, 2018 6:32 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Uploading Photos
Replies: 42
Views: 2970

Re: Uploading Photos

Yes I tried to original 1st then made it smaller. I will send the original
by agavemad
Mon Nov 26, 2018 7:53 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Uploading Photos
Replies: 42
Views: 2970

Re: Uploading Photos

I just find it very bizarre that some photos in the same file will load and some not. I had to edit in paint to be able to upload...
by agavemad
Mon Nov 26, 2018 5:57 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: A few Agaves
Replies: 9
Views: 650

Re: A few Agaves

No pups on the striated parasana yet, I'm waiting :grin: , looks very tidy and organised, mine starts like that and then degenerates I have 3 striata pups, however they are not showing much variegation. That being said they were kept under the staging till they established in their own pots. Hopefu...