New polytunnel

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Re: New polytunnel

Post by Keith H » Sun Jun 02, 2019 6:20 pm

Very nice looking plants Conrad. It has been interesting following your progress, here's to the next stage. (tu)
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Re: New polytunnel

Post by Echinocactus123 » Sun Jun 02, 2019 6:46 pm

It's just fantastic, all the hard work must be more than worth it! :grin:
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Re: New polytunnel

Post by MattGibbs » Sun Jun 09, 2019 12:49 pm

Many Congrats, life gets busy doesn't it! Look firward to seeing your sales website in due course! 👍
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Re: New polytunnel

Post by Conrad » Sun Jun 09, 2019 6:50 pm

Thanks for the replies all, life does get busy indeed!

In the tunnel for most of today, snapped only a couple of pics, as too busy repotting!

Acanthocalycium violaceum SE301
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Echinocereus adustus SB72
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More next weekend.
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Re: New polytunnel

Post by Conrad » Mon Jul 01, 2019 9:39 pm

A few more shots from the weekend just gone, it was murderously hot in the tunnel, so didn't manage too many before I wilted!

A bit of a general view of things:
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G. baldianum x ragonesii looks pleasingly intermediate as a hybrid ought to!
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Lobivia albolanata r585 - wonderful flower.
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A fully open flower on Frailea buenkeri densispina - shows just how hot it was!
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Sulco. arenacea HS30 - both from the same pack, wildly different flower colour despite spination etc. being effectively identical......
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E.micromeris (of which I seem to have acquired hundreds) and lophs, blossfeldia at the bottom.
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A classic Echinocereus reichenbachii flower, a plant that will always be one of my favourites. More Epithelantha and E. knippleanus behind.
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Frailea castanea, staring to flower for the first time.
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More to come.

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Re: New polytunnel

Post by Conrad » Fri Jul 05, 2019 8:25 pm

Nipped in this afternoon to water and repot some lophs. All these from a pack of 100 seeds from a Czech supplier.

Normal l. Williamsii
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A variegated one- I figured this was rot at first glance but its been growing happily with no signs of damage.
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A cespitose one.
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And an older cespitose plant I've had for many years, looks like it could do with repotting, that's meant to be a square pot...
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Avonias flowering.
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Infesting the pots all around them!
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Including a flowering e. Occulta and Turb schmiedickeanus
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More soon!
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