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by Mike P
Sat Jan 26, 2008 7:29 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Further id please
Replies: 8
Views: 1450

Further id please

Any ideas for this one?
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Thanks
by Mike P
Sun Jan 20, 2008 3:55 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Grim (cactus) Reaper!
Replies: 25
Views: 2805

Re: Grim (cactus) Reaper!

losses to date are Sedum hintonii and a recently acquired Faucaria candida both of which converted to jelly. I have also notice that my latispinus has developed orange spots this year. I have also now moved it into the relative warmth of the house... Oddly even thou' we have had mild damp weather si...
by Mike P
Fri Jan 18, 2008 11:05 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: What do you hope to grow/buy for this yr ?
Replies: 35
Views: 5245

Re: What do you hope to grow/buy for this yr ?

Peter
I bought 7 or 8 opuntia's from him last year and they were fine. It was a very good service. I also bought the Tephrocactus und andere Feigenkakteen book from him. I am going to order more as soon as the weather picks up.
Mike
by Mike P
Tue Jan 15, 2008 9:02 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Seeds from South Africa to UK, CITES
Replies: 7
Views: 1643

Re: Seeds from South Africa to UK, CITES

Hi
I have bought seed from Kirstenbosch in the past and had no problems.
by Mike P
Mon Jan 07, 2008 9:41 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Opuntia query
Replies: 13
Views: 2262

Re: Opuntia query

Thanks Marlon
Unless it flowers some year soon its going to have to go....
by Mike P
Sun Jan 06, 2008 10:01 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Opuntia query
Replies: 13
Views: 2262

Re: Opuntia query

Further question Any idea about this one? I have owned it for about 30 years and have regenerated it from scratch three times in that period. In all this time it has not flowered so I have now let it root through the pot and out into the ground beneath.As a consequence it is now about 1.5m high....a...
by Mike P
Sun Jan 06, 2008 8:43 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Opuntia query
Replies: 13
Views: 2262

Re: Opuntia query

Thanks Marlon
by Mike P
Sun Jan 06, 2008 8:03 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Opuntia query
Replies: 13
Views: 2262

Re: Opuntia query

Thanks for that. Next time I will try searching the forum as well as Google.
Change of label needed.
by Mike P
Sun Jan 06, 2008 7:47 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Opuntia query
Replies: 13
Views: 2262

Opuntia query

Hi all I have been wiling away the winter evenings making a database of my collection (wish I had done this years ago) and have encountered name problem No 1. I have an Opuntia labelled as 'hintonii' but cannot verify its name. There seem to be only one or two references on Google and I am not able ...
by Mike P
Fri Jan 04, 2008 7:02 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Nurseries Near Cambridge
Replies: 7
Views: 1142

Nurseries Near Cambridge

Hi all
I am going to be in Cambridge tomorrow and wondered if anyone knows of any Cactus Nurseries in that area.
Thanks