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by mikethecactusguy
Mon Aug 15, 2022 6:43 pm
Forum: Member Blogs
Topic: Cultivation of a Dioscorea Elephantipes.
Replies: 496
Views: 81750

Re: Cultivation of a Dioscorea Elephantipes.

A few more days of growth..
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by mikethecactusguy
Mon Aug 15, 2022 2:37 am
Forum: Cultivation
Topic: A surprise in the greenhouse.
Replies: 7
Views: 179

Re: A surprise in the greenhouse.

How about an update from a few days ago.
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by mikethecactusguy
Mon Aug 15, 2022 2:33 am
Forum: Cultivation
Topic: A surprise in the greenhouse.
Replies: 7
Views: 179

Re: A surprise in the greenhouse.

Sorry, I lost track of this post.. It has been sitting in that pot from the beginning. No repotting. It just started to grow.
by mikethecactusguy
Fri Aug 12, 2022 9:24 pm
Forum: Member Blogs
Topic: Cultivation of a Dioscorea Elephantipes.
Replies: 496
Views: 81750

Re: Cultivation of a Dioscorea Elephantipes.

Changes every day. Growth from yesterday to today.
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by mikethecactusguy
Fri Aug 12, 2022 9:20 pm
Forum: Cacti Identification
Topic: Help with another stumper.
Replies: 5
Views: 165

Re: Help with another stumper.

Ok, I will continue with the iedea it is a saguaro.
Thanks All.
Mike M
by mikethecactusguy
Thu Aug 11, 2022 8:50 pm
Forum: Member Blogs
Topic: Cultivation of a Dioscorea Elephantipes.
Replies: 496
Views: 81750

Re: Cultivation of a Dioscorea Elephantipes.

A nice closeup of the caudex, striations and vine progress from today
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by mikethecactusguy
Thu Aug 11, 2022 8:35 pm
Forum: Cacti Identification
Topic: Help with another stumper.
Replies: 5
Views: 165

Re: Help with another stumper.

So my original id as a Saguaro fits? I still find the one long spine per group to be non-saguaro. No?
by mikethecactusguy
Wed Aug 10, 2022 11:01 pm
Forum: Cacti Identification
Topic: Help with another stumper.
Replies: 5
Views: 165

Help with another stumper.

I'm stumped with this one. When i acquired it 6 months ago I thought it was an over watered Saguaro. It's grown quickly which rules out Saguaro. Mu next thought was Stetsonia coryne an Argentine Toothpick. I've ruled that out due to color, shape and the fur growing on the top. What am I ? 20220810_1...
by mikethecactusguy
Wed Aug 10, 2022 10:50 pm
Forum: Member Blogs
Topic: My GreenHouse Build.
Replies: 373
Views: 48804

Re: My GreenHouse Build.

Look how much these two plants have grown in 2 yrs.
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by mikethecactusguy
Wed Aug 10, 2022 10:48 pm
Forum: Member Blogs
Topic: Cultivation of a Dioscorea Elephantipes.
Replies: 496
Views: 81750

Re: Cultivation of a Dioscorea Elephantipes.

I finally have some good activity. 5 days after the last posting
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by mikethecactusguy
Sun Aug 07, 2022 9:29 pm
Forum: Cacti Identification
Topic: What Blue Cactus am I?
Replies: 13
Views: 502

Re: What Blue Cactus am I?

If you look up on Llifle the pictures do match. Echinocactus platyacanthus.
by mikethecactusguy
Sun Aug 07, 2022 2:24 am
Forum: Cacti Identification
Topic: help again
Replies: 5
Views: 214

Re: help again

Here it is 3 yrs ago.
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by mikethecactusguy
Sun Aug 07, 2022 2:21 am
Forum: Cacti Identification
Topic: help again
Replies: 5
Views: 214

Re: help again

Another flower and this time the tube.
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by mikethecactusguy
Sun Aug 07, 2022 2:20 am
Forum: Member Blogs
Topic: Cultivation of a Dioscorea Elephantipes.
Replies: 496
Views: 81750

Re: Cultivation of a Dioscorea Elephantipes.

It is pretty cool with a slow growing plant going back a few yrs and seeing the progress.
by mikethecactusguy
Fri Aug 05, 2022 10:25 pm
Forum: Member Blogs
Topic: Cultivation of a Dioscorea Elephantipes.
Replies: 496
Views: 81750

Re: Cultivation of a Dioscorea Elephantipes.

Day #3 Growth.. let the fun begin.
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