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by Diane
Tue Nov 13, 2018 2:44 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Lazarus arises
Replies: 3
Views: 161

Re: Lazarus arises

Beautiful Ernie! Well done!
by Diane
Thu Nov 08, 2018 11:21 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Pests in the substrate of my seedlings
Replies: 13
Views: 346

Re: Pests in the substrate of my seedlings

I agree with Terry - predatory mites.
by Diane
Wed Nov 07, 2018 2:13 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: wrong seeds
Replies: 8
Views: 381

Re: wrong seeds

They look like Obregonia to me, Tina.
by Diane
Tue Nov 06, 2018 9:53 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Seeds from Star Astrophytum
Replies: 5
Views: 338

Re: Seeds from Star Astrophytum

At 100 Euros I wouldn't bother. Astro hybrids can be so variable that you are unlikely to get many resembling what you purchase. I have grown plenty of my own hybrids over the years, and never know what is going to result from the crosses. Forum search shows that previous buyers have not been too im...
by Diane
Sun Nov 04, 2018 4:38 pm
Forum: Greenhouse Tours
Topic: Conophytum ficiforme
Replies: 4
Views: 999

Re: Conophytum ficiforme

Super plant, Peter! Well done!
by Diane
Sat Nov 03, 2018 6:01 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Dactylopsis from seed
Replies: 11
Views: 1371

Re: Dactylopsis from seed

Well done! :mex: :mex:
by Diane
Sat Nov 03, 2018 5:15 pm
Forum: Monthly Photo Competitions
Topic: Hairy and Hirsute
Replies: 3
Views: 1096

Re: Hairy and Hirsute

Looking around, there are quite a few plants that fit the bill. A very strokable Lophophora williamsii : IMG_0701.JPG Austrocylindropuntia malyana : IMG_0702.JPG A fluffy Ariocarpus trigonus v. confusa : IMG_0703.JPG A weird Seyrigia hildebrandtii with woolly stems - a gift from a forum member: IMG_...
by Diane
Sat Nov 03, 2018 2:40 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Warmer winter for some mammillarias?
Replies: 5
Views: 455

Re: Warmer winter for some mammillarias?

I haven't found M. guelziowana to be too fussy, mine are kept with the general collection at no less than 5c and as long as they are bone dry I have had no problems. Off the top of my head, M. nivosa and M. beneckei/balsasoides would probably like a bit of extra warmth as they can be rather touchy.
by Diane
Tue Oct 30, 2018 8:28 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Wisley Garden today
Replies: 10
Views: 884

Re: Wisley Garden today

SUPER Agave! The rest aren't bad either...
by Diane
Sun Oct 28, 2018 4:05 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Out of season flowers
Replies: 13
Views: 853

Re: Out of season flowers

Very nice, Ralph!