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by FaeLLe
Wed Mar 09, 2016 12:02 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Adenium Obesum - Request thoughts on setup
Replies: 13
Views: 1808

Re: Adenium Obesum - Request thoughts on setup

Thanks Martin. Do you grow them under artificial light? Btw whats that huge brown truck in the background it looks amazing. Below are photos of mine. I am really confused if to mix in slow release granuals (Miracle Gro - NPK 12:7:19) into the potting mix and sprinkle some on top or to go with liquid...
by FaeLLe
Tue Mar 08, 2016 10:37 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Adenium Obesum - Request thoughts on setup
Replies: 13
Views: 1808

Adenium Obesum - Request thoughts on setup

Hi folks, Would like to get your thoughts and experience on the following, (1) Comments on planting mix I am going to use for my for Adenium Obesum (2) Location of Adenium Obseum in my house (1) I am planning to use this mix -> http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/251845934027 It is basically cocopeat, coco hu...
by FaeLLe
Tue Mar 08, 2016 4:23 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Planting Out
Replies: 10
Views: 1463

Re: Planting Out

Hi I say go for it, if the plants out grow the space in a few years, biuld a biger greenhouse. A raised bed might be better, insulated underneath, to stop damp and cold. The only way we progress is trial and error, if things go wrong, improve lean and create something that makes you happy. Dividing...
by FaeLLe
Tue Mar 08, 2016 4:14 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: When to water after dormancy?
Replies: 11
Views: 1608

Re: When to water after dormancy?

I think I would give them 2 or 3 light sprayings over a week or so and wait to see signs of growth. Once they have started growth you can start watering. Good luck. Most of my plants have been in dark storage since late November and as we are due to move into our new house in April I'm looking forw...
by FaeLLe
Thu Feb 25, 2016 8:20 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Heating/Boiling dilute liquid fertilizer
Replies: 5
Views: 656

Re: Heating/Boiling dilute liquid fertilizer

If the fertiliser is non-organic (one of the many powdered varieties) I would have thought you could microwave the mixture with fertiliser added without any ill effects. For several years I have used coir as the base for my cactus and succulent mixture and have added small amounts of powdered ferti...