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by Mike P
Mon Mar 15, 2021 7:22 am
Forum: Small Opuntias (Tephrocactus Study Group)
Topic: Germination
Replies: 32
Views: 1850

Re: Germination

Good work.
by Mike P
Sun Mar 14, 2021 4:33 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Cheiridopsis umbrosa
Replies: 12
Views: 679

Re: Cheiridopsis umbrosa

I have to say this is the only one which flowers reliably for me.
by Mike P
Tue Mar 09, 2021 6:44 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Two interesting plants
Replies: 7
Views: 735

Re: Two interesting plants

A small Dudleya - I could almost be tempted.
by Mike P
Tue Mar 09, 2021 6:08 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Cheiridopsis umbrosa
Replies: 12
Views: 679

Re: Cheiridopsis umbrosa

I bought it at the Bandstead MSG event a couple of years ago as far as I can recall. Maybe 5 years old. It seems to grow a lot faster than the others I have.
by Mike P
Mon Mar 08, 2021 3:35 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Cheiridopsis umbrosa
Replies: 12
Views: 679

Cheiridopsis umbrosa

Cheery little thing for a dull March day.
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by Mike P
Mon Feb 22, 2021 8:42 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: pure pumice?
Replies: 108
Views: 17641

Re: pure pumice?

No not that one it’s this one
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by Mike P
Mon Feb 22, 2021 7:52 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: pure pumice?
Replies: 108
Views: 17641

Re: pure pumice?

I spent the afternoon repotting plants including several I bought at ELK in 2019 and the majority of these were growing in various pumice mixes, some very fine others coarser. Plants included Opuntias (obviously), Lobivias, Rebutias and Sulcos. All have very well developed root systems similar to th...
by Mike P
Sat Feb 20, 2021 6:58 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Flowering tonight?
Replies: 31
Views: 1535

Re: Flowering tonight?

That is a lot more exotic than your run of the mill Selenicereus grandiflorus.
by Mike P
Wed Feb 17, 2021 7:52 pm
Forum: Small Opuntias (Tephrocactus Study Group)
Topic: Tephrocactus Geometricus problem
Replies: 17
Views: 2526

Re: Tephrocactus Geometricus problem

I left mine as it was. I find the ‘rot’ dries out and the head persists...
I’ll take an update photo at the weekend
by Mike P
Sat Feb 13, 2021 1:22 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Nice variation in temperature
Replies: 4
Views: 439

Re: Nice variation in temperature

That’s a lot warmer. I was impressed by -6 to +16.