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by Tony R
Wed Apr 07, 2021 7:23 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Pterocactus - Jewels of the Cono Sur [download]
Replies: 14
Views: 384

Re: Pterocactus - Jewels of the Cono Sur [download]

Superb! On behalf of all friends of the TSG (Tephrocactus Study Group) and all lovers of small opuntias, thank you so much, Elisabeth and Norbert. Let's hope we can all meet again in person in a future year.

Best wishes,
by Tony R
Wed Apr 07, 2021 11:23 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Space between greenhouses
Replies: 4
Views: 272

Re: Space between greenhouses

I too have an 18 inch slab path between two of my greenhouses, and I try to keep it clear of debris. :wink:
by Tony R
Wed Apr 07, 2021 11:21 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: propane heating in greenhiuse.
Replies: 9
Views: 598

Re: propane heating in greenhiuse.

I agree with David Neville. For years I heated my greenhouse with a propane heater and it never caused any problems with respect to the plants. Eventually I installed an electricity supply and now run an electric heater. The reason for the change was nothing to do with the effectiveness of the gas ...
by Tony R
Tue Apr 06, 2021 2:45 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Neoporteria senilis
Replies: 14
Views: 375

Re: Neoporteria senilis

Excellent seed-raised plants, Alan, well done!
by Tony R
Tue Apr 06, 2021 7:14 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hi from Mansfield, Notts
Replies: 4
Views: 159

Re: Hi from Mansfield, Notts

Welcome to the Forum, Oliver. Good to see you here!
by Tony R
Mon Apr 05, 2021 4:31 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: At last .... flowers
Replies: 28
Views: 569

Re: At last .... flowers

Or even a Rapicactus beguinii :???:
Like the valdezianus discussed a few days ago, there are many names you could use.
by Tony R
Sun Apr 04, 2021 9:41 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Mam senilis
Replies: 9
Views: 215

Re: Mam senilis

More to add to Mike's 'senilis envy' ..... Some of my seedlings in the past have flowered when very young. Yes, once the flowers open, they stay open, no mechanism for them to close. senilis1.jpg This is a friend's plant that had more frilly flowers. senilis2.jpg This is a photo I took of Hamish McK...
by Tony R
Sat Apr 03, 2021 9:41 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Plant ID please
Replies: 8
Views: 247

Re: Plant ID please

Agreed. Your pink flowered clone has been known as Mammillaria microheliopsis in the past.
by Tony R
Sat Apr 03, 2021 6:47 pm
Forum: Aloes, Gasteria, Haworthia Etc (The Haworthia Society)
Topic: Looking for dwarf Gasterias
Replies: 10
Views: 343

Re: Looking for dwarf Gasterias

A good starting list, Mat. One of my favourite miniatures is the true bayeri (= small), 3 inch pot, ten years old: [...] That's a perfect recommendation, I assume this is a synonym of the G. brachyphylla var. bayeri on my list? I couldn't find this species separately. On a side note, do Gasterias h...
by Tony R
Sat Apr 03, 2021 6:16 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Young Thelocactus lausseri in flower
Replies: 8
Views: 684

Re: Young Thelocactus lausseri in flower

A lovely set of "seedlings", Mike, well done!