Turbinicarpus (missed first flower)

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Turbinicarpus (missed first flower)

Postby Keith H » Sat Apr 28, 2018 10:21 am

I have been anticipating the first flower on a little Turbinicarpus pseudopectinatus that I bought from Nick G almost three years ago. This was it last Saturday just before I left for a four day trip to France.

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Needless to say that on my return my first action was to visit the greenhouse and yes I have missed seeing the flower open. :sad:
Still there is always next year.
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Re: Turbinicarpus (missed first flower)

Postby fatich » Sat Apr 28, 2018 10:31 am

I think not bloomed yet.
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Re: Turbinicarpus (missed first flower)

Postby Keith H » Sat Apr 28, 2018 11:08 am

fatich wrote:I think not bloomed yet.

It had not yet opened in the photograph, that was before I went away for four days. Apparently we had a couple of hot sunny days where it will have opened but now it is cold and damp in London and the flower had definitely opened and is now over.
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Re: Turbinicarpus (missed first flower)

Postby Aiko » Sat Apr 28, 2018 11:58 am

These should go a bit longer than just a few days. I expect one to two weeks.
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Re: Turbinicarpus (missed first flower)

Postby Keith H » Sat Apr 28, 2018 12:14 pm

Aiko wrote:These should go a bit longer than just a few days. I expect one to two weeks.


The weather is said to improve by the weekend so here's hoping it will open when we get some sun again.
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