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by Licespray
Mon Jun 15, 2020 5:30 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Neoraimondea herzogiana from cuttings?
Replies: 5
Views: 592

Neoraimondea herzogiana from cuttings?

So a fellow I know has a large one of these plants and it’s producing an offset thaw currently maybe 1 3/4” in diameter. He’s tried rooting cuttings in the past from this plant and has had no luck. Debating on trying with this new growth in spring. Is it doable? Suggestions on how? Or is this like t...
by Licespray
Sun Jun 14, 2020 12:03 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Post your largest cactus!
Replies: 32
Views: 2666

Post your largest cactus!

Come on guys and gals, post up a pick of your biggest plants. It’s raining for a delightful change so stuck inside and putting off doing uni haha.

Would love to see what’s around.
by Licespray
Sun Jun 07, 2020 10:40 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Unknown Cactus
Replies: 2
Views: 381

Re: Unknown Cactus

Oh nice, I have a much smaller one of those. Hopefully it gets similar spination as it grows. Thanks!
by Licespray
Sun Jun 07, 2020 1:01 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Unknown Cactus
Replies: 2
Views: 381

Unknown Cactus

So I visited a fellow garden today and he had this one. I’m struggling to ID it... columnar, big spines.. hmm..

If I can get an ID I’m gunna try and get one, quite like how it looks :)

Many thanks,
Cheers,
Troy
by Licespray
Fri Jun 05, 2020 9:09 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: The ugliest plants have the best flowers?
Replies: 5
Views: 498

Re: The ugliest plants have the best flowers?

I'm going to need a tin hat after saying this, but I don't think any cactus are particularly attractive out of flower! Some are less ugly than others but it's all about the flowers for me. Succulents on the other hand, I'm generally not fussed about the flowers but like the form, shape and colours ...
by Licespray
Thu Jun 04, 2020 2:35 pm
Forum: Travelogues
Topic: La Gomera mid February
Replies: 6
Views: 10148

Re: La Gomera mid February

Thanks for the post, I particularly enjoyed the Euphorbia canariensis.
by Licespray
Thu Jun 04, 2020 11:47 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: I found a beauty at Southfield
Replies: 5
Views: 623

Re: I found a beauty at Southfield

Lovely flower!
by Licespray
Wed Jun 03, 2020 3:31 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Saving seedlings from mould?
Replies: 14
Views: 1168

Re: Saving seedlings from mould?

I boil the whole pot of soil with a lot of water in it on the stove. Then I put that in puts in the baggy. Seal it and then the next day I put the seeds in. Sometimes get algae, yet to get mould.
by Licespray
Sun May 31, 2020 10:12 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Unknown Euphorbia
Replies: 7
Views: 695

Re: Unknown Euphorbia

The answer has come back - I think he’s (Rikus) correct!

Euphorbia griseola ssp. griseola.
by Licespray
Wed May 27, 2020 9:52 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Unknown Euphorbia
Replies: 7
Views: 695

Re: Unknown Euphorbia

South east Queensland, a few hours west of Brisbane.

Euphorbias aren’t my thing either...but now I’m loving them dangit!! :oops: