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J-Cacti 2012

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Re: J-Cacti 2012

Postby Jens » Tue May 01, 2012 7:15 pm

And another Mamm. for hegar :D
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Re: J-Cacti 2012

Postby majcka » Tue May 01, 2012 7:28 pm

This one I will print ant take it with me when I go wisit my cacti. Just to show them how it should be done.
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Re: J-Cacti 2012

Postby Jens » Tue May 01, 2012 7:45 pm

:D :lol:
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Re: J-Cacti 2012

Postby hoteidoc » Tue May 01, 2012 10:05 pm

Nice, Jens! Have a Flickr friend who shot this from top with black backdrop! Really lights up the spines.
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Re: J-Cacti 2012

Postby Jens » Wed May 02, 2012 3:48 pm

I should try it with a dark background sometime too.
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Re: J-Cacti 2012

Postby iann » Wed May 02, 2012 3:56 pm

Un Pico looks even stranger with the flower buds.
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Re: J-Cacti 2012

Postby majcka » Wed May 02, 2012 4:01 pm

iann wrote:Un Pico looks even stranger with the flower buds.


Wonder how it got that name??? Un pico means the top in spanish right?
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Re: J-Cacti 2012

Postby Jens » Wed May 02, 2012 6:43 pm

I thought un pico meant one thorn?
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Re: J-Cacti 2012

Postby RichR » Wed May 02, 2012 10:41 pm

Wow, beautiful greenhouse!

..and plants!
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Re: J-Cacti 2012

Postby Jens » Thu May 03, 2012 5:40 am

thanks RichR - BTW thats a great Avatar picture of yours. I like it!
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Re: J-Cacti 2012

Postby Arjen » Thu May 03, 2012 6:32 am

great looking plant!
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Re: J-Cacti 2012

Postby Jens » Sat May 05, 2012 6:53 pm

Early with flower and also early with fruit
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Re: J-Cacti 2012

Postby Minime8484 » Sat May 05, 2012 11:10 pm

Beautiful Turbi - neat you got seeds!
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Re: J-Cacti 2012

Postby gemhunter178 » Sun May 06, 2012 1:19 am

Cool looking fruits your turbs have. I like the unusual color!
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Re: J-Cacti 2012

Postby Jens » Sun May 06, 2012 1:20 pm

Thanks guys, yes is something else than the usual red fruit.
It is better to be seen against the black background than before the white /shaded one.
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