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by anders
Wed May 05, 2021 8:47 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Ritter's colour descriptions Solved
Replies: 13
Views: 338

Re: Ritter's colour descriptions Solved

Ritter described them in Kakteen in Südamerika, vol. 1 as 4 = golden yellow, 5 = orange red.
by anders
Sun Jan 17, 2021 4:50 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Problem with Rebutia
Replies: 14
Views: 832

Re: Problem with Rebutia

That would be my first guess. :(
by anders
Mon Nov 23, 2020 3:47 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Rebutia
Replies: 7
Views: 697

Re: Rebutia

RAYWOODBRIDGE wrote:
Sun Nov 22, 2020 9:10 pm
I think the plant you have is Aylostera pseudominuta
Did you mean pseudodeminuta?
by anders
Sun Oct 18, 2020 1:01 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Seeds under light's
Replies: 17
Views: 1260

Re: Seeds under light's

edds wrote:
Sun Oct 18, 2020 12:38 pm
unless there are infested plants nearby, I'm not sure how they can be getting to your seedlings on a windowsill.
Could be present in the growing medium before sowing, if not sufficiently sterilised.
by anders
Sun Oct 18, 2020 11:27 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Seeds under light's
Replies: 17
Views: 1260

Re: Seeds under light's

Sure, that is what I always do when I sow, and I have seen many pictures of such setups on this forum. Works well for small seedlings, older plants is a different story.
by anders
Fri Oct 16, 2020 10:04 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: Greetings from Warsaw
Replies: 5
Views: 639

Re: Greetings from Warsaw

I grew cacti on an unglazed balcony for a few years, some (Echinocereus, Escobaria, Gymnocalycium etc.) protected from rain and snow by a sheet of plastic, some (Opuntia) unprotected. I brought the less hardy types inside on really cold nights, otherwise that setup worked well, mostly.
by anders
Tue Sep 01, 2020 2:32 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: MOON CACTUS!
Replies: 12
Views: 1127

Re: MOON CACTUS!

AlysonJoy wrote:
Tue Sep 01, 2020 12:05 pm
I was told I cant propagate the pups separately as they lack chlorophyll. attIs this true?
You can propagate them by grafting them on another cactus, but they can not grow on their own roots.
by anders
Thu Aug 06, 2020 9:04 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: no blooming for 2 years
Replies: 6
Views: 2061

Re: no blooming for 2 years

Judging from old photos of a plant I had I would say the stems were 3 to 5 cm in diameter.
by anders
Sun Jul 19, 2020 7:31 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: The Terminator...
Replies: 11
Views: 1041

Re: The Terminator...

So, can meths just be poured onto the surface of the compost (or indeed onto the top dressing with a view to it running through to the compost and thus "cleansing" both) without doing any harm, i.e. damaging the plants? No. I have tried, but it damages the roots. Cacti with thick roots and cold-har...
by anders
Fri May 22, 2020 5:41 pm
Forum: Small Opuntias (Tephrocactus Study Group)
Topic: Pterocactus - not megliolii but gonjianii
Replies: 8
Views: 675

Re: Pterocactus megliolii

I have one, but it is still small and has not flowered.