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Coontie seedlings for Opuntia.

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Coontie seedlings for Opuntia.

Postby martenfisher » Wed Feb 01, 2012 8:39 pm

http://www.plantapalm.com/vce/cycadsof/coontie.htm
I want to trade some coontie seedlings for Opuntia. I have a bunch of them you just say what you need. They make corn cobs in the center. males make a pollen one and the females make a seed one.
I need the opuntias before I ship. I have not gotten some packages so I have to make an I get mine first policy. These are a protected species in Florida but all plants are from my own captive stock and not from the wild. The like shade and ammended soil. Can freeze on top as long as the ground does not freeze hard. Once established tough as nails.
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Postby Tony » Wed Feb 01, 2012 8:44 pm

Which form do you have?
Forget the dog...Beware of the plants!!!

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Postby martenfisher » Thu Feb 02, 2012 12:31 am

I have the longer thinner leaves. Some may also be corkscrew but I can't tell with a seedling. I don't like the shorter fatter leaves that is normaly used in landscape. No character.
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Postby martenfisher » Thu Feb 02, 2012 12:34 am

When I look at the page again mine are Crystal River central west coast. I am right in Crystal River.
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Postby A. Dean Stock » Fri Feb 03, 2012 2:15 am

Marten, what Opunita species are you looking for??
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Postby martenfisher » Fri Feb 03, 2012 2:56 am

Anything that is not humifusa, or jumping. A humiusa monstrose, double flowered, or variegated would be ok. By jumping I mean plants that will break to the touch. Reason is I that have some some that broke and my cats drug them around and they got stepped and sat on. Otherwise I want to try whatever. No specifics. Trade for trade. I like surprises.

A. Dean Stock wrote:Marten, what Opunita species are you looking for??
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Postby martenfisher » Fri Feb 03, 2012 2:57 am

Cylindros are OK also.
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Postby A. Dean Stock » Sat Feb 04, 2012 5:57 am

Marten, remind me in the spring and I'll send you a box of pads from various species here.
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Postby martenfisher » Sat Feb 04, 2012 6:00 pm

Thanks Dean. I will take you up on that for sure.

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