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by ragamala
Sun Sep 18, 2016 1:25 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Illegal plants
Replies: 77
Views: 10421

Re: Illegal plants

The impression that I am getting now from some posts here, and posts in the "ELK haul" thread, is that few people give a damn about the legality of cactus sales, whether at national show, ELK or on Ebay. Moderators fail to step in. Fine. IMO this does not enhance the reputation of the Society.
by ragamala
Sat Sep 17, 2016 8:09 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Updated seed lists
Replies: 243
Views: 47954

Re: Updated seed lists

Thanks for the advice
by ragamala
Sat Sep 17, 2016 4:49 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Updated seed lists
Replies: 243
Views: 47954

Re: Updated seed lists

Seed ordering time is here again! Kaktusy Nechvíl has just been updated: http://kaktusynechvil.wz.cz/offer.html Thabnks for that. Is this a recommended supplier? I ask because after a break from he hobby for some time I have come back and having ordered from several Czech suppliers I was very disap...
by ragamala
Tue Sep 13, 2016 1:31 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Illegal plants
Replies: 77
Views: 10421

Re: Illegal plants

I think there are issues here that deserve attention and action by the Society, rather than member debate here. I think we do have to start off with knowledge of what the law is, and it is our individual responsibility to decide how to obey or not that law. But there seems to me no virtue in arguing...
by ragamala
Wed Aug 31, 2016 2:00 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Melocactus
Replies: 10
Views: 1583

Re: Melocactus

Herts Mike wrote:
ragamala wrote:Out of interest, how old is the first one?
Off the top of my head about 12 years old perhaps. I don't rush them.
That's a lovely clean plant for that age. The others are pretty damn good too. Better than I ever achieved, or even hoped to.
by ragamala
Tue Aug 30, 2016 3:50 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Melocactus
Replies: 10
Views: 1583

Re: Melocactus

Out of interest, how old is the first one?
by ragamala
Tue Aug 30, 2016 3:42 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Melocactus
Replies: 10
Views: 1583

Re: Melocactus

That's excellent!
by ragamala
Tue Aug 30, 2016 2:23 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Melocactus
Replies: 10
Views: 1583

Re: Melocactus

Yup. Aldi had a good stock of Melocacti ready to sprout cephalia this spring. Am I right?
by ragamala
Mon Aug 29, 2016 7:54 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: id please?
Replies: 2
Views: 512

Re: id please?

Many thanks Ray. After looking at many pics, and some confusing variation of spination, I am coming to the fendleri option. But the plant has lived without a label for twenty years so will probably carry on ok without!
by ragamala
Sun Aug 28, 2016 9:18 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: id please?
Replies: 2
Views: 512

id please?

The one on the right!
The pic was taken 29th May
id1.jpg