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by Phil_SK
Sat Jul 24, 2021 11:48 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Gymnocalycium ragonesei
Replies: 11
Views: 461

Re: Gymnocalycium ragonesei

Thank you!! I don't think I expected anybody to know. :smile: I'm feeling the need to try a ragonesei × stenopleurum cross someday.
by Phil_SK
Fri Jul 23, 2021 6:05 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Gymnocalycium ragonesei
Replies: 11
Views: 461

Re: Gymnocalycium ragonesei

Does anyone know if these pink ragonesei are naturally occurring or of hybrid/selective breeding origin?
by Phil_SK
Fri Jul 23, 2021 11:48 am
Forum: Small Opuntias (Tephrocactus Study Group)
Topic: T alexanderi ‘Fiambala’
Replies: 6
Views: 116

Re: T alexanderi ‘Fiambala’

I have two plants from the 2008 list, perfectly showcasing my inability to grow tephrocacti. :(
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by Phil_SK
Fri Jul 23, 2021 11:44 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Gymnocalycium ragonesei
Replies: 11
Views: 461

Re: Gymnocalycium ragonesei

Mine were too flat last year but I've treated them better this year and now look fairly well. Pic from this morning:
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by Phil_SK
Thu Jul 22, 2021 7:50 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Sempervivum Question.
Replies: 4
Views: 194

Re: Sempervivum Question.

That last one looks like a response to the recent weather. Could we have an update on Sunday or Monday? :idea:
by Phil_SK
Wed Jul 21, 2021 3:17 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Echinopsis ID
Replies: 5
Views: 163

Re: Echinopsis ID

The first one looks like one of the fancy, carefully selected chamaelobivias such as are offered by Southfields, so I suspect this was a hidden stem fragment rather than a seedling. The second one might be 'Paulina', which is one of the most widespread in cultivation, and which has - to me anyway - ...
by Phil_SK
Tue Jul 20, 2021 5:20 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: What species are these cacti? Please Help!
Replies: 5
Views: 306

Re: What species are these cacti? Please Help!

The third one might be Neobuxbaumia polylopha. I find these identifications really difficult just because I'm not used to seeing mature cereoid cacti. I'm sure I'm not alone.
by Phil_SK
Mon Jul 19, 2021 7:57 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Opuntia macrorhiza
Replies: 7
Views: 198

Re: Opuntia macrorhiza

It's said to be one of the hardiest - do either of you have it outside or have plans to plant it out?
by Phil_SK
Sun Jul 18, 2021 7:19 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Windowsill tour and help identifying plants
Replies: 10
Views: 446

Re: Windowsill tour and help identifying plants

Yes, Opuntia microdasys. Espostoa sp., probably E. lanata.
by Phil_SK
Sat Jul 17, 2021 11:09 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: I have this as Echinopsis cinnabarina
Replies: 8
Views: 312

Re: I have this as Echinopsis cinnabarina

MikeT wrote:
Sat Jul 17, 2021 9:24 am
Unfortunately, I don't have details of where this item comes from. Martin Lowry's confirmation of Graham Charles's system.
It's from issue 52 of The Chileans https://cactuspro.com/biblio/en:chileans