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by Diane
Wed Oct 17, 2018 12:33 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Cactus and Succulent ID help please
Replies: 7
Views: 224

Re: Cactus and Succulent ID help please

I think #1 is a rather etiolated Euphorbia suzannae...
by Diane
Mon Oct 15, 2018 6:15 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hello!!
Replies: 7
Views: 123

Re: Hello!!

Excellent!
by Diane
Mon Oct 15, 2018 5:31 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hello!!
Replies: 7
Views: 123

Re: Hello!!

Oh goody! Another cono nut! Welcome Peter, what a lot of lovely Conos you have, we look forward to hearing more from you about your plants.
by Diane
Sat Oct 13, 2018 11:43 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Ariocarpus in variety
Replies: 7
Views: 315

Re: Ariocarpus in variety

Ha ha Terry, I had my suspicions about trigonus/retusus! I find them to be easily confused, and maybe all the same anyway.
by Diane
Sat Oct 13, 2018 6:50 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Ariocarpus in variety
Replies: 7
Views: 315

Ariocarpus in variety

The mini-heatwave here in the South-East seems to have had a dramatic effect on spurring my Ariocarpus into flower. I was quite surprised to see all these today, when there hadn't been much evidence of buds earlier in the week. First up is a rather old (35+ years old) A. scaphirostris which is about...
by Diane
Fri Oct 12, 2018 9:48 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hello from Surrey!
Replies: 3
Views: 287

Re: Hello from Surrey!

Welcome, Fiona! Did you know that there is a BCSS branch in Kingston? You will find details here: http://www.kingston.bcss.org.uk. I am a Kingston member, and in fact we had a meeting last night, which happened to be the last meeting of the year. The next meeting won't be until next March, and we wo...
by Diane
Wed Oct 10, 2018 9:34 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Identity?
Replies: 8
Views: 357

Re: Identity?

Apologies, Jane, for thinking it was like that when you purchased it :oops: , but it IS severely etiolated, and has obviously not had as much sun as you thought. If it were mine, I'm afraid it would be a candidate for the compost heap, as I'm not sure it could be rescued.
by Diane
Wed Oct 10, 2018 9:28 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Two New Cacti To Identify.
Replies: 4
Views: 334

Re: Two New Cacti To Identify.

I think the first one is Thelocactus macdowelli, but the second looks like a pale form of Thelocactus bicolor possibly var. flavispina.
by Diane
Wed Oct 10, 2018 4:51 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Identity?
Replies: 8
Views: 357

Re: Identity?

You paid money for that? It's a very poor specimen of a cactus, but I agree with Tony that it's a Rebutia, whether it will ever develop more typical growth is debatable.
by Diane
Sun Oct 07, 2018 8:49 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: A nice display
Replies: 5
Views: 268

Re: A nice display

Very nice, Rod - any perfume? Usually the nocturnal species have a pleasant scent.