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by Tony R
Tue Jul 27, 2021 5:19 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Magnificent magnificus magnifica
Replies: 5
Views: 356

Re: Magnificent magnificus magnifica

Excellent, Terry. (tu)
by Tony R
Tue Jul 27, 2021 5:18 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Old seeds
Replies: 8
Views: 329

Re: Old seeds

Hi Alan, In my experience some cacti seeds seem to be viable after a decade or more, Mamm. louisae and Cleisto. strausii are two that I sow regularly from old seed. Others of course, like Fraileas, seem to need to be very fresh. For the sake of a few extra pots of seed compost, it's always worth try...
by Tony R
Sat Jul 24, 2021 8:34 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Brian Hill (South Wales Branch) RIP
Replies: 5
Views: 315

Re: Brian Hill (South Wales Branch) RIP

Very sad to hear this. I visited Anne and Brian for tea on several occasions on my visits to South Wales Branch over the years and enjoyed seeing their collection and Brian's hand-crafted model railway rolloing stock.
RIP Brian and sincere condolences to Anne.
by Tony R
Fri Jul 23, 2021 10:40 am
Forum: Small Opuntias (Tephrocactus Study Group)
Topic: T alexanderi ‘Fiambala’
Replies: 6
Views: 207

Re: T alexanderi ‘Fiambala’

Great plant, MIke. Mine did not germinate. It might be a polyploid? I remember from old TSG stuff that Elton Roberts had a particularly large-segmented clone. his article is on the TSG website: "Many years ago I received a box in the mail. When I opened it there was a Tephrocactus joint larger than ...
by Tony R
Mon Jul 19, 2021 6:58 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: BCSS ZOOM Talks
Replies: 10
Views: 487

Re: BCSS ZOOM Talks

Yes, or Christiane Ritz at Senckenberg in Görlitz.
by Tony R
Sun Jul 18, 2021 7:22 pm
Forum: Small Opuntias (Tephrocactus Study Group)
Topic: Puna subterranea incahuasi
Replies: 9
Views: 255

Re: Puna subterranea incahuasi

I have two of these for quite some years now. I never managed to get them to flower. They are in an unheated greenhouse in winter. That should not prevent decent blooming in summer, I reckon. They also get a lot of sunlight and much fresh air and are in a mineral soil. I am a bit puzzled as why the...
by Tony R
Sun Jul 18, 2021 6:02 pm
Forum: Aloes, Gasteria, Haworthia Etc (The Haworthia Society)
Topic: Gasteria Id please
Replies: 5
Views: 139

Re: Gasteria Id please

Yes, a typucal liliputrana:


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by Tony R
Sun Jul 18, 2021 5:57 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Homalocephala texensis
Replies: 11
Views: 403

Re: Homalocephala texensis

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by Tony R
Sun Jul 18, 2021 5:55 pm
Forum: Small Opuntias (Tephrocactus Study Group)
Topic: Puna subterranea incahuasi
Replies: 9
Views: 255

Re: Puna subterranea incahuasi

Lovely, Ross (tu)
by Tony R
Sun Jul 18, 2021 5:53 pm
Forum: Aloes, Gasteria, Haworthia Etc (The Haworthia Society)
Topic: Gasteria Id please
Replies: 5
Views: 139

Re: Gasteria Id please

Just bicolor var. bicolor.