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by johno
Thu Aug 30, 2018 6:57 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: euphorbia obesa
Replies: 1
Views: 392

Re: euphorbia obesa

hi Margaret
i grow my obesa ,s in multipurpose compost with 50% grit and have never had any trouble with them.
Johno
by johno
Sat Aug 25, 2018 6:17 pm
Forum: News & Events
Topic: york show at harrogate
Replies: 5
Views: 3094

york show at harrogate

hi all, the York show is held at the Harrogate autumn show on the 14 15 16 of September. lots of plants for sale lots of goodies that are sure to go first.hope to see some old friends, see you there.
JOHNO
by johno
Fri Aug 03, 2018 5:55 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Echeveria spraypaintianus
Replies: 4
Views: 1026

Re: Echeveria spraypaintianus

hi i know the wholesale nursery in the Netherlands, where they spray the echeverias with multicolours i have been going over there for over 50 years and they started that 2 years ago i think they are horrible.
by johno
Sat Jul 14, 2018 6:06 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Painting the floor
Replies: 8
Views: 1300

Re: Painting the floor

hi when i put up my new greenhouse the first thing i did was put spanish tiles on the floor before i put the staging
up it is so easy to keep clean. the only problem was my wife complained i had a better floor in the greenhouse than
she had in the kitchen.
by johno
Wed Jun 27, 2018 8:57 am
Forum: News & Events
Topic: york branch green house visits
Replies: 0
Views: 1928

york branch green house visits

York greenhouse visits is July 29 starting at David Johnstons 18 SHERWOOD GROVE HUNTINGTON YORK YO319DH
at 1pm plenty of plants for sale here. maps available here for the other 2 venues. not to be missed at the last venue a wonderful new greenhouse.
johno
by johno
Fri Jun 22, 2018 6:51 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Albuca spiralis
Replies: 11
Views: 2722

Re: Albuca spiralis

hi i have that plant about the same size as yours but no sign of a flower. looking forward to a picture of the flower.
johno
by johno
Fri Jun 22, 2018 6:46 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Optimum temperature to germinate echeverias
Replies: 5
Views: 983

Re: Optimum temperature to germinate echeverias

hi why bother with echeveria seed so many pup up so they can be taken off. also they all grow from leaves,
even e lauii i have grown from leaves.
johno
by johno
Tue Jun 12, 2018 6:11 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: A wanted Haworthia but never seen..
Replies: 5
Views: 1291

Re: A wanted Haworthia but never seen..

hi it looks like H donut that is a hybrid
johno
by johno
Thu Jun 07, 2018 5:53 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Thrixanthocereus senilis question
Replies: 7
Views: 1206

Re: Thrixanthocereus senilis question

hi
minimum temp of 10 c in winter and kept dry and should be ok i have had 2 for over 10 years.i live in York and would never put T senilis outside.
johno
by johno
Mon Jun 04, 2018 6:40 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Thrixanthocereus senilis question
Replies: 7
Views: 1206

Re: Thrixanthocereus senilis question

hi
T senilis is very tender and if outside any cold or cold winds can cause rot to start .
johno