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by ralphrmartin
Fri May 07, 2021 6:10 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Albuca spiralis
Replies: 16
Views: 4060

Re: Albuca spiralis

I've just collected the seed from mine - the seeds form very quickly on this species.
by ralphrmartin
Fri May 07, 2021 6:09 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Sardines
Replies: 8
Views: 201

Re: Sardines

Are they all uniform body-wise? The flowers are certainly all the same!
by ralphrmartin
Thu May 06, 2021 6:57 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Ceropegia conrathii
Replies: 11
Views: 314

Re: Ceropegia conrathii

I once had Ceropegia woodii produce some seed horns with no apparent outside help.
by ralphrmartin
Wed May 05, 2021 8:26 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Ceropegia conrathii
Replies: 11
Views: 314

Re: Ceropegia conrathii

It shows why it pays to get interested in C&S while still at school! :grin:
by ralphrmartin
Wed May 05, 2021 8:23 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Pesky Thrips
Replies: 1
Views: 168

Re: Pesky Thrips

At least with such plants, in a year's time, the damage will be gone...
by ralphrmartin
Wed May 05, 2021 8:16 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: A change from flowers - Pachypodium horombense
Replies: 2
Views: 125

Re: A change from flowers - Pachypodium horombense

And nicely fuzzy with little hairs, too.
by ralphrmartin
Wed May 05, 2021 7:42 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Ceropegia conrathii
Replies: 11
Views: 314

Re: Ceropegia conrathii

Very impressive!
by ralphrmartin
Wed May 05, 2021 7:32 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Has anyone tried the peat-free John Innes?
Replies: 31
Views: 754

Re: Has anyone tried the peat-free John Innes?

John Innes died in 1904, 30 years before testing started on these compost formulations. ... If you read the John Innes Centre quote that I added above, you would know that they are perfectly happy with the altered versions sold by the horticultural retail trade. Then I stand corrected, and thank yo...
by ralphrmartin
Tue May 04, 2021 3:53 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Has anyone tried the peat-free John Innes?
Replies: 31
Views: 754

Re: Has anyone tried the peat-free John Innes?

I have nothing against peat free composts, and indeed have used coir for a long time myself. Indeed, in some ways coir is superior in that it can be rewetted moire easily than peat. I do have something against people deliberately misleading the public by claiming something is one thing, when it is a...
by ralphrmartin
Tue May 04, 2021 3:41 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Greenhouse shading
Replies: 7
Views: 289

Re: Greenhouse shading

Don't worry about G. mihanovicii being red. Mine are all like that!