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by SpikyMike
Tue Jun 09, 2020 11:19 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Ariocarpus flowering
Replies: 8
Views: 785

Re: Ariocarpus flowering

Thx for the postings. When should one normally expect Ariocarpi to flower in UK if not now? Thx.
by SpikyMike
Mon Jan 06, 2020 6:34 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Schlumbergera: repotted
Replies: 8
Views: 971

Re: Schlumbergera: repotted

Hi Ed. Phew. Lol. Thought I was being mad. Did the repotting - then I read up some online care tips - which said spring is correct time.
by SpikyMike
Mon Jan 06, 2020 6:16 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Schlumbergera: repotted
Replies: 8
Views: 971

Schlumbergera: repotted

Decided it was time to repot my poor old suffering Schlumbergera. No idea if was a good idea to do this in January! Fingers crossed.
by SpikyMike
Sat Jun 08, 2019 6:45 pm
Forum: Monthly Photo Competitions
Topic: May/June 2019
Replies: 5
Views: 3355

Re: May/June 2019

Sorry!!!!

Have just announced Jim_Mercer as May winner
by SpikyMike
Sat Jun 08, 2019 6:43 pm
Forum: Monthly Photo Competitions
Topic: May 2019 - Adromischus
Replies: 8
Views: 5826

Re: May 2019 - Adromischus

Hi All. Apols for not choosing a winner for May 2019 until today. Lovely to see these pics of a genus in exploring. All lovely plants and photos. Particularly likes Diane’s batch of photos - an inspiration to grow more of this genus. But I’ve decided to anoint Jim_M with his wonderful close up. Love...
by SpikyMike
Thu May 16, 2019 9:53 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Advice please: disease or corking?
Replies: 11
Views: 3224

Re: Advice please: disease or corking?

Re-awakening old post. I’m confident now that this is due to Brevipalpus sps mites. I’ve seen the nasty little beasties crawling around. Had to use a Jewellers loupe to see - using 30x or 60x. Seems odd that such tiny insignificant arachnids can cause such a lot of physical problem. I’m wondering if...
by SpikyMike
Thu May 16, 2019 8:37 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Size of grit.
Replies: 16
Views: 3161

Re: Size of grit.

Phil_SK wrote:
Sun May 12, 2019 6:02 pm
I've fixed it for you but for future reference it's the tick icon (it toggles the 'solved' on and off each time you click it). :)
I can’t see a tick icon ☹️ On iPhone browsing the forum
by SpikyMike
Wed May 15, 2019 10:45 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: In flower today
Replies: 20
Views: 2926

Re: In flower today

This was one of my first plants I bought 12 months ago - when I just started out. Now she has over 200 siblings! Surprised and please they the flowers have a faint Lilly fragrance
by SpikyMike
Wed May 15, 2019 9:58 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: In flower today
Replies: 20
Views: 2926

Re: In flower today

V happy about this one!
by SpikyMike
Sun May 12, 2019 8:40 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Echinofossulocactus pentacanthus ssp tulensis CH238
Replies: 7
Views: 1171

Re: Echinofossulocactus pentacanthus ssp tulensis CH238

Another plant now on my ‘must have’ list!