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by Mark07
Fri Apr 16, 2021 5:49 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Outdoor Cactus bed NW England.
Replies: 14
Views: 648

Re: Outdoor Cactus bed NW England.

This one has a similar shelter over the winter and has been in the ground now about 3 years.
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by Mark07
Fri Apr 16, 2021 5:45 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Outdoor Cactus bed NW England.
Replies: 14
Views: 648

Re: Outdoor Cactus bed NW England.

This looks great Mark. Nice to see what you can achieve even in this part of the uk. I am not far from you and have thought about doing similar but have always been concerned about our high humidity even if I cover the plants. Am now making plans..... Thanks Darren, and good luck with yours :). I w...
by Mark07
Fri Apr 16, 2021 5:28 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Outdoor Cactus bed NW England.
Replies: 14
Views: 648

Outdoor Cactus bed NW England.

Just thought I’d start a thread on the progress of this little outdoor bed I started in the summer last year. I decided to create some pockets for planting in between large rocks and filled in the crevices with a bed of gravel as base followed by 50% JI no2 and 50% molar clay gravel. I’ve chosen kno...
by Mark07
Fri Apr 16, 2021 4:53 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Mammillaria longiflora ssp. stampferi
Replies: 11
Views: 638

Re: Mammillaria longiflora ssp. stampferi

Acid John wrote:
Fri Apr 16, 2021 3:39 pm
Nice, it makes my one flower look very impoverished :lol:
:grin: (tu)
by Mark07
Mon Apr 12, 2021 3:04 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: My early flowers
Replies: 6
Views: 467

Re: My early flowers

Very nice! (tu)
by Mark07
Sun Apr 11, 2021 7:55 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Mammillaria pectinifera
Replies: 4
Views: 418

Re: Mammillaria pectinifera

Very nice plants Ali. I really like these plants and managed to get some seed last year from eBay. Mine are a long way off flowing compared to yours. Here they are late last year around 6 months old.
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by Mark07
Sun Apr 11, 2021 7:37 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Mammillaria longiflora ssp. stampferi
Replies: 11
Views: 638

Re: Mammillaria longiflora ssp. stampferi

Thanks guys! Ah yes the slug pellets. I’d forgot about them actually. I’ve usually removed them by now but I added a few over the winter due to a nice chunk of flesh being eaten by a slug last winter. It seems this Mamm is their favourite so I wasn’t taking any chances this time. Luckily it recovere...
by Mark07
Sun Apr 11, 2021 4:58 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Mammillaria longiflora ssp. stampferi
Replies: 11
Views: 638

Mammillaria longiflora ssp. stampferi

Always the first to flower every year in my collection :).
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by Mark07
Wed Mar 31, 2021 9:40 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Some early flowers
Replies: 5
Views: 424

Re: Some early flowers

Lovely plants Diane (tu)