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by Tony R
Mon Jun 24, 2019 12:37 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Taxonomy of cacti
Replies: 19
Views: 2386

Re: Taxonomy of cacti

... Aylostera ... A name I thought was dead and buried many years ago. See Ivor Crook's article in ESR for a good starting point and further references re. Rebutias et al. https://www.essexsucculentreview.org.uk/assets/downloads/2015/esr-march-2015.pdf If this link does not work for you, go to the ...
by Tony R
Sun Jun 23, 2019 10:22 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Opuntia seeds - update.
Replies: 15
Views: 1640

Re: Opuntia seeds - update.

Two inch sq. pot, probably 4-6 months old some years ago.
by Tony R
Sun Jun 23, 2019 10:04 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Large Opuntia for a change
Replies: 3
Views: 546

Re: Large Opuntia for a change

You know my view on large opuntias these days :wink: hah, but great flower, Mike.
by Tony R
Sun Jun 23, 2019 10:02 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Odd Tunilla flower
Replies: 7
Views: 876

Re: Odd Tunilla flower

A nice double flower - I get these occasionally on the odd tunilla too.
by Tony R
Sat Jun 22, 2019 4:40 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Opuntia seeds - update.
Replies: 15
Views: 1640

Re: Opuntia seeds - update.

Well done, Malcolm. In fact, Opuntia in the strictest sense are relatively straight-forward to grow from seed. It's the smaller opuntias (tephrocactus, cumulopuntia, maihueniopsis, etc) which are much more troublesome to germinate. Unlike many Cactaceae seedlings, Opuntioideae seedlings start as a l...
by Tony R
Sat Jun 22, 2019 8:21 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: My back yard today
Replies: 12
Views: 1545

Re: My back yard today

Aiko wrote:
Fri Jun 21, 2019 8:13 pm
Is that artificial grass?
Enlarge the picture and you might see, viz.
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by Tony R
Thu Jun 20, 2019 11:48 am
Forum: Small Opuntias (Tephrocactus Study Group)
Topic: 1 in 7
Replies: 9
Views: 1978

Re: 1 in 7

There's a chap who goes around giving excellent talks on these plants and how to flower them - now what is his name. Ah yes Roberts! Have you asked him about how to flower it?! :grin: Ho! Ho! Thanks, Keith. Yes my current wisdom for most Corynopuntia (quite the opposite for Maihueniopsis) is to sta...
by Tony R
Thu Jun 20, 2019 7:55 am
Forum: News & Events
Topic: ZONE 15 CACTUS SHOW at RHS Hyde Hall Jul 13/14th
Replies: 8
Views: 1526

Re: ZONE 15 CACTUS SHOW at RHS Hyde Hall Jul 13/14th

Paul in Essex wrote:
Thu Jun 20, 2019 7:28 am
Not sure I ever had one of those, mind you?
You should have received it as a separate insert with the March 2019 Cactus World:

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by Tony R
Wed Jun 19, 2019 10:47 pm
Forum: Small Opuntias (Tephrocactus Study Group)
Topic: 1 in 7
Replies: 9
Views: 1978

Re: 1 in 7

I cannot remember if I posted this plant Corynopuntia moelleri NPE 5318 last year when it had 6 flowers, but here it is with one of the 7 flowers now open this year, it flowered also in the 3rd week in June last year. Good to see and hear both of you are flowering C. moelleri. I've never flowered m...