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by Mal H
Thu May 12, 2016 10:04 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Different results
Replies: 20
Views: 2484

Re: Different results

Yes (a tip from this forum - thanks Nobby!) and yes, LF807 and JN1183
by Mal H
Thu May 12, 2016 9:30 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Different results
Replies: 20
Views: 2484

Different results

Einstein once proclaimed that insanity was doing the same thing over and over again expecting different results.

This year I did something different:

Pyrrhocactus umadeave
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by Mal H
Sun Apr 10, 2016 12:04 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Austrocactus 2015
Replies: 12
Views: 2574

Re: Austrocactus 2015

Yes, that is correct the longicarpus are the 'leggy' ones. In the tray closeups: bertinii/hibernus/colloncurensis/bertinii/--/--/gracilis/sp. SAR1713/sp. SAR1591 bertinii/bertinii/bertinii/coxii/ferrarii/longicarpus/longicarpus/--/-- ______ I purchased these Austrocactus seed from Piltz/Sarnes, Keim...
by Mal H
Mon Mar 28, 2016 8:34 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Rimacactus Lauii seedlings
Replies: 4
Views: 931

Re: Rimacactus Lauii seedlings

Like you I germinated 3. These were from 10 seeds I obtained from Mats' Succseed and I left these in the bag for ~4 months after germination without problems. I had plans to grow them on their own roots but there was only the report of a rare 'success'. Since it seemed graft or no plant I had a go a...
by Mal H
Fri Sep 11, 2015 7:07 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Austrocactus 2015
Replies: 12
Views: 2574

Re: Austrocactus 2015

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colloncurensis, longicarpus, and 'leggy' seedlings
by Mal H
Fri Sep 11, 2015 7:05 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Austrocactus 2015
Replies: 12
Views: 2574

Re: Austrocactus 2015

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by Mal H
Fri Sep 11, 2015 7:05 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Austrocactus 2015
Replies: 12
Views: 2574

Re: Austrocactus 2015

Thanks for the heads up on the book - now ordered. I have been trying my hand with this genus. Curious little things. Some grow nicely in my hands but I have not optimised the seedling growth for others yet and I think the baggy method makes some types a bit 'leggy'. These fatten up later leaving a ...
by Mal H
Fri Sep 11, 2015 6:20 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: My (non-flowering) Echinocerei
Replies: 63
Views: 9670

Re: My (non-flowering) Echinocerei

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by Mal H
Fri Sep 11, 2015 6:20 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: My (non-flowering) Echinocerei
Replies: 63
Views: 9670

Re: My (non-flowering) Echinocerei

Rob,
here is my E. stoloniferus flowering this week for the first time. Seed was sown 2011. A very sunny week will have helped with its flowering, but nothing else significant to report.
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by Mal H
Fri Jul 10, 2015 8:53 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: My little corner of Baja California
Replies: 2
Views: 498

Re: My little corner of Baja California

Nice show. (tu) It borders Mexico and.....Chile?
Is that a serpentisulcata behind what looks like a cinerea?.