A few epiphytes

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A few epiphytes

Post by ralphrmartin » Tue Nov 06, 2018 4:11 pm

A few of my epiphytic cacti are in flower today, brightening up a dull day. The Disocactus macranthus has a really strong scent!
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Schlumbergera 'Epric's Star'
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Schlumbergera 'Limelight Dancer'
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Schlumbergera 'Elfenzauber'
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Disocactus macranthus
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Epiphyllum floribundum
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Re: A few epiphytes

Post by juster » Tue Nov 06, 2018 5:09 pm

These are beautiful Ralph, thanks for sharing.
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Re: A few epiphytes

Post by el48tel » Tue Nov 06, 2018 5:16 pm

Yes ... thanks for sharing
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Re: A few epiphytes

Post by Ali Baba » Tue Nov 06, 2018 6:39 pm

Lovely, what temperature do you keep your Disocactus at?
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Post by KathyM » Thu Nov 08, 2018 2:13 pm

The Disocactus is really striking, are they tricky to grow? I think I only have Schlumbergera flowering, just garden centre ones. Although we do have a yellow one flowering which is quite fancy for a garden centre Christmas cactus at least.
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Re: A few epiphytes

Post by conolady » Thu Nov 08, 2018 4:02 pm

They're gorgeous. Temperature for the diso, please?
First it was orchids, then, since c.2004, cacti and succulents. I'm into South African plants, mainly conos, lithops and haworhias, with a few cacti, especially 'posh' mamms, turbs and other smalls.
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Post by Paul in Essex » Thu Nov 08, 2018 4:05 pm

I'd just like to join the gasps of admiration for the disocactus - what a beauty!
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Re: A few epiphytes

Post by ralphrmartin » Thu Nov 08, 2018 4:49 pm

Ali Baba wrote:
Tue Nov 06, 2018 6:39 pm
Lovely, what temperature do you keep your Disocactus at?

It's in my 15C room., but I think it can go colder, as I got it from Paul Bond, and he certainly doesn't heat his greenhouse so warm.
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Re: A few epiphytes

Post by Ali Baba » Thu Nov 08, 2018 6:37 pm

15C?! You need a few orchids Ralph 😂
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Re: A few epiphytes

Post by ralphrmartin » Thu Nov 08, 2018 10:04 pm

Ali Baba wrote:
Thu Nov 08, 2018 6:37 pm
15C?! You need a few orchids Ralph 😂
No, its not humid enough for them. :grin:
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