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by Mike P
Wed Aug 14, 2019 1:28 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Argentina guided tours - recommendations, please?
Replies: 10
Views: 315

Re: Argentina guided tours - recommendations, please?

Adds around £30 to the cost of the trip. With the current state of the Argentine peso that several nice bottles of Malbec!
by Mike P
Tue Aug 13, 2019 8:23 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Argentina guided tours - recommendations, please?
Replies: 10
Views: 315

Re: Argentina guided tours - recommendations, please?

Sadly not. I had to join last year to go to Mendoza and Patagonia with them.
by Mike P
Mon Aug 12, 2019 7:41 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Argentina guided tours - recommendations, please?
Replies: 10
Views: 315

Re: Argentina guided tours - recommendations, please?

I found the Willy Smith tour excellent.
by Mike P
Mon Aug 12, 2019 7:39 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: 45 year wait for agave
Replies: 3
Views: 164

Re: 45 year wait for agave

A couple of feet across. It hasn’t moved for two years on the grounds it’s almost nigh on impossible for one person to pick up now. I have a 10 year old offset to replace it and I have passed a few more on over the years. It was a bonsai from 1976-1997 living pretty much the whole of that time in an...
by Mike P
Mon Aug 12, 2019 6:30 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: 45 year wait for agave
Replies: 3
Views: 164

45 year wait for agave

So after 45 ish years it decided to do this..
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by Mike P
Thu Aug 08, 2019 9:18 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Should a Gymnocalycium flower from the side?
Replies: 7
Views: 319

Re: Should a Gymnocalycium flower from the side?

delaetii flowers mostly from the sides in my experience.
by Mike P
Sun Aug 04, 2019 7:02 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Early morning surprise
Replies: 2
Views: 334

Early morning surprise

Always amazes me how quickly the flowers on this plant appear and open. And then fade.
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by Mike P
Fri Jul 19, 2019 1:07 pm
Forum: Small Opuntias (Tephrocactus Study Group)
Topic: T geometricus
Replies: 18
Views: 1078

Re: T geometricus

Is that the American one that used to be shown in a Bonsai tray?
by Mike P
Fri Jul 19, 2019 6:23 am
Forum: Small Opuntias (Tephrocactus Study Group)
Topic: T geometricus
Replies: 18
Views: 1078

Re: T geometricus

That’s assuming it won!
by Mike P
Fri Jul 19, 2019 6:22 am
Forum: Small Opuntias (Tephrocactus Study Group)
Topic: T geometricus
Replies: 18
Views: 1078

Re: T geometricus

As it’s on it’s own maybe Colin Parker? Does anyone know him who could check?