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Contest 62 : Discussion and related Pictures

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Postby *Barracuda_52* » Mon Jan 16, 2012 3:57 am

Can we use a non cactus plant?? Would a Cryptanthus fall under the succulents??
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Postby Jens » Mon Jan 16, 2012 7:16 am

Yes Tracey you can use any old succulent for this :)
Cryptanthus does have succulent leafes, doesn´t it?
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Postby *Barracuda_52* » Mon Jan 16, 2012 1:35 pm

Thanks Jen, actualy Cryptanthus only has a few in the family that are have succulent leafs the rest dont..
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Postby Jens » Mon Jan 16, 2012 3:15 pm

It´s a nice plant anyway, a picture under white lights would be interesting to see just how red it naturally gets.
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Postby *Barracuda_52* » Mon Jan 16, 2012 3:57 pm

Hey Jen, i will get a pic of it in the sunlight if it gets sunny out today its been soooooooo cloudy and gloomy for so long now it hasnt had much sun in the window i had it in and i just seperated some larger pups from it 2 1/2 weeks ago and then i took it down to the plant room last week and put it under the lights. As you can see in that pic shes already got more pups growing.. :P She dont get red she gets HOT pink.. :D
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Postby Jens » Tue Jan 17, 2012 3:53 pm

Come on all you guys with the Saguaro trees in the front yard, show us what you got 8)
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Postby CactusJordi » Tue Jan 17, 2012 4:36 pm

Jens,
do you mean a thingie like this?

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Unfortunately not in my front yard though.

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Postby Jens » Tue Jan 17, 2012 6:16 pm

Yeees Sir!
8) 8) 8)
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Postby majcka » Wed Jan 18, 2012 6:16 am

Well i won't have one in my frontyard or in my backyard in my life. Unless i move across half of the world and buy me there a little house with it in already.
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Postby cactushobbyman » Thu Jan 19, 2012 1:47 am

Jens wrote:Come on all you guys with the Saguaro trees in the front yard, show us what you got 8)
Thank you Peterthecactusguy. When people think of cactus, this is what they envision.
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Postby Peterthecactusguy » Thu Jan 19, 2012 8:42 am

cactushobbyman wrote:
Jens wrote:Come on all you guys with the Saguaro trees in the front yard, show us what you got 8)
Thank you Peterthecactusguy. When people think of cactus, this is what they envision.

sorry I would have had my pic up a few nights ago, but I have been having issues with my PC. Fixed now. :)
Here's to you, all you insidious creatures of green..er I mean cacti.
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Postby Jens » Thu Jan 19, 2012 8:39 pm

Yes, another one of those late great entries , great one peterthecactusguy!
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Postby Peterthecactusguy » Fri Jan 20, 2012 11:08 am

:) Thanks.
I was lucky to have that in my front yard. Now I have 26 others :)
Here's to you, all you insidious creatures of green..er I mean cacti.
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Postby Jens » Mon Jan 30, 2012 4:40 pm

The first cut was the deepest !
Congradulations cactushobbyman!!!
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Postby daiv » Mon Jan 30, 2012 5:25 pm

Yes, a deserving win! An uncommon (impressive) specimen of a common plant!
All Cacti are succulents, but not all succulents are Cacti
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