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Etwin Aslander seeds

Postby Mafate79 » Tue Jan 09, 2018 2:33 pm

Hello all,

Have any of you ever ordered Mesemb seeds from Etwin Aslander? Does he sell to Europe? I tried several times to contact him on this subject in the past but never got an answer...

Thank you for your help.
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Re: Etwin Aslander seeds

Postby ChrisR » Tue Jan 09, 2018 3:09 pm

Mafate79 wrote: I tried several times to contact him on this subject in the past but never got an answer...
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Does that probably mean he doesn't sell what you want and gets fed up with all the enquiries? I know that happens to me.
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Re: Etwin Aslander seeds

Postby Jim_Mercer » Tue Jan 09, 2018 3:29 pm

Etwin wrote the following on Facebook a few weeks ago...

Unfortunately i will not be able to deal with anymore plant or seed requests at this stage. I am fully booked at least till March next year.
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Re: Etwin Aslander seeds

Postby Mafate79 » Tue Jan 09, 2018 3:30 pm

Hello Chris,

As you say, I also supposed that he could be fed up with too many inquiries. However, I know that some people got seeds from him in the past and I didn't ask for specific things, I just asked him if he had a list.

I think I asked him twice, with several months between each inquiry.
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Re: Etwin Aslander seeds

Postby Mafate79 » Tue Jan 09, 2018 3:31 pm

Hello Jim,

Yes I saw this, but my last inquiry was about one year ago I think, at least. So my true question is to know if he used to sell seeds to Europe in the past, or if he never did.
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Re: Etwin Aslander seeds

Postby mary44 » Tue Jan 09, 2018 10:58 pm

I have bought seeds from him many times on ebay. He sells bulk packets of seeds for quite reasonable prices, and have had some superb plants raised. I can't remember his ebay name right now. Edited: 123etwin.
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Re: Etwin Aslander seeds

Postby Mafate79 » Wed Jan 10, 2018 8:42 am

Hello Mary,

With your help, I could find Etwin on eBay and finally his site (https://capesucculentseeds.com/) where he says "We ship worldwide but please be sure that the seeds are legal in your country".

Thank you.

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Re: Etwin Aslander seeds

Postby mary44 » Wed Jan 10, 2018 1:05 pm

I'm glad I could help. I recommend his mixed packets of seed if you aren't too bothered about exact naming. The packet of mixed lithops I had proved to be full of a wide variety of different lithops.

I did not know about Etwin's website so I have learned something too.

He can be quite slow to send, and I once found a dead mosquito in the bottom of the envelope :shock: but that aside he seems a very reliable seller.

I have a feeling I read somewhere there are restrictions on selling lithops seed from South Africa now but I am not sure where I read it.

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