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by John Foster
Tue May 28, 2019 7:05 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Bristol show
Replies: 8
Views: 1151

Re: Bristol show

Exellent video, well done.
All I've done is provide the link.

whats the plant in your avatar
It's a Senecio (Kleinia), probably either saginatus or stapeliiformis.
by John Foster
Mon May 27, 2019 7:36 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Bristol show
Replies: 8
Views: 1151

Re: Bristol show

Great show as usual. Congrats to all the organisers. Here's a youtube video filmed by Matt Gibbs.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kP2by4B_imI
by John Foster
Sun May 26, 2019 11:21 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: One of my favourite growers
Replies: 8
Views: 1107

Re: One of my favourite growers

One of our branch members saw Rene fairly recently and he seemed well. He has moved from Slimbridge and now has no room to grow plants. He hasn't attended meetings for a couple of years or more.
by John Foster
Sat Apr 06, 2019 3:30 pm
Forum: News & Events
Topic: Zone 9 Convention - Sunday 28th April
Replies: 1
Views: 2272

Re: Zone 9 Convention - Sunday 28th April

Tickets are still available for our convention at the end of the month and I shall be selling them at the AGM in Leicester next Saturday.
by John Foster
Thu Jan 03, 2019 12:29 pm
Forum: News & Events
Topic: Zone 9 Convention - Sunday 28th April
Replies: 1
Views: 2272

Zone 9 Convention - Sunday 28th April

The Zone 9 Convention is on Sunday 28th April 2019 at Shurdington Social Centre, Bishop Road, Shurdington, Cheltenham, GL51 4TB. Speakers: Hazel Taylor - Cactus highlights in North-eastern Mexico John Hughes - Cool customers (plants to grow with minimum heating) Bob Potter - Zimbabwe The day also in...
by John Foster
Thu Oct 04, 2018 5:56 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Identify these please.
Replies: 8
Views: 1346

Re: Identify these please.

The 3rd plant is either Senecio (talinoides ssp.) talinoides or Senecio (talinoides ssp.) cylindricus . S. talinoides will get quite tall (2' or more) whereas S. serpens is more squat and spreads ("serpens" means creeping). Serpens has shorter flatter leaves and tends to be a bit bluer. To keep up t...
by John Foster
Thu Apr 26, 2018 9:30 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Help with ID
Replies: 2
Views: 679

Re: Help with ID

Hi Al,

It looks similar to this plant I have labelled as "Neue Petersen Hybrid".
Neue Petersen Hybrid.jpg
My notes say: Pfeiffera paranganiensis x "Fruehlingsanfang" (Disocactus macranthus v glaucocladus Lau 1263 x Disocactus nelsonii), now registered as "Inca's Golden Dream".
by John Foster
Mon Apr 09, 2018 5:12 pm
Forum: News & Events
Topic: Zone 9 Convention. April 22nd. 2018.
Replies: 3
Views: 2546

Re: Zone 9 Convention. April 22nd. 2018.

Less than two weeks now till the Zone 9 Convention. If you haven't bought your tickets yet you can get them at the AGM this Saturday, from either Tony Irons or me.
by John Foster
Sun Feb 04, 2018 3:19 pm
Forum: News & Events
Topic: Zone 9 Convention. April 22nd. 2018.
Replies: 3
Views: 2546

Re: Zone 9 Convention. April 22nd. 2018.

Full details here.
by John Foster
Fri Aug 25, 2017 7:36 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Intergeneric Echeveria hybrids for ID + an Echeveria and a Dudleya
Replies: 16
Views: 2881

Re: Intergeneric Echeveria hybrids for ID + an Echeveria and a Dudleya

Hi Ralph,

The lower plant in the first picture looks to be Graptopetalum mendozae. Not sure about any of the others.