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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: 1596

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: 2164

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: 2164

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: 2164

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: 2164

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: 2164

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: 1103

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
by Mike P
Thu Dec 27, 2007 3:12 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Boxing Day Flowers
Replies: 7
Views: 1430

Re: Boxing Day Flowers

And another.
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by Mike P
Thu Dec 27, 2007 3:09 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Boxing Day Flowers
Replies: 7
Views: 1430

Re: Boxing Day Flowers

Post Boxing Day flowers.
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by Mike P
Wed Dec 26, 2007 2:53 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Cactus-y Christmas presents
Replies: 11
Views: 1405

Re: Cactus-y Christmas presents

I also received a copy of the New Cactus Lexicon and a splendid book it is. This was accompanied by a contribution to the staging for the new greenhouse so a good year for me it was. Now I just need to put the book down and go into the wintry garden and start assembling the staging....or maybe tomor...