Madagascar November 2016

Habitat, nursery/collection and show tours.
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Re: Madagascar November 2016

Postby nobbypete » Wed Dec 07, 2016 10:44 pm

Very nice photos and a interesting trip.
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Re: Madagascar November 2016

Postby Tina » Wed Feb 01, 2017 1:01 pm

Wow Nick,
What super photo's (tu) ,lovely plants I am jealous :mrgreen: - thanks for posting, can we have some more please. How long were you on the trip.#Those pachpodiums look great and Cyphostemma- why do I bother growing them .
I even have the Euphorbia & didn't realise it grows into a bush.
Really I must be torturing my plants trying to grow them in not so sunny Mk.
With the p.previcaule, what was habitat like for moisture, do they get mists or normal water from rain, I think someone said there was water from floods/underground springs but probably wrong.
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varied collection of succulents and cacti but I especially like Euphorbia's and variegated agaves.

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Re: Madagascar November 2016

Postby Nick_G » Thu Feb 02, 2017 2:30 pm

As far as I know the P.brevicaule get annual rains. We were there just before the rains were due to arrive and it was hot and dry as a bone.
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Re: Madagascar November 2016

Postby jfabiao » Thu Feb 02, 2017 4:25 pm

Nice report, Nick. Keep those pictures coming!
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