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by nachtkrabb
Sat Aug 06, 2022 6:54 pm
Forum: Succulent Identification
Topic: Aloe who? > solved
Replies: 3
Views: 307

Re: Aloe who? > solved

The riddle is solved! On the pot there is the plant passport with a number of the nursery. A search in the internet found out the nursery. They show pictures of the plants they sell, together with the botanical names. On https://kwekerijstolk.nl/?attachment_id=135 I found A. arborescens. A short che...
by nachtkrabb
Tue Aug 02, 2022 9:03 pm
Forum: Big Picture Project
Topic: CactiGuide.com Big Picture Project
Replies: 67
Views: 89888

Re: CactiGuide.com Big Picture Project

Those flowering cacti really are a treat. But when I look at the pictures in the lexicon, I usually want to compare my plant with other plants to find out its name. Usually I have some small little thingy, not such a fully grown beauty. With those pictures I am never able find out, if my ugly duckli...
by nachtkrabb
Tue Aug 02, 2022 8:48 pm
Forum: Succulent Growing Help
Topic: Pachypodium pruning: suggestions are welcome
Replies: 38
Views: 14019

Re: Pachypodium pruning: suggestions are welcome

Thank you, mmcavall.
What a luxury -- a Pachy in the yard! Wow! Here we have much too cold winters, expecially cold plus wet. I can only dream of your yard. :-)
by nachtkrabb
Tue Aug 02, 2022 8:46 pm
Forum: Cultivation
Topic: Cereus peruvianus monstrose as the leaning tower of Pisa
Replies: 6
Views: 252

Re: Cereus peruvianus monstrose as the leaning tower of Pisa

Thank you, BryanT, for your ideas. I dare say you have thought about that problem: Do you have many plants with the same tendency to lean over? The first variant with the ropes will not work here. I would slice the cactus. The plant supports in the picture are much to fragile. I have no idea how I c...
by nachtkrabb
Mon Aug 01, 2022 10:11 am
Forum: Cultivation
Topic: Cereus peruvianus monstrose as the leaning tower of Pisa
Replies: 6
Views: 252

Re: Cereus peruvianus monstrose as the leaning tower of Pisa

Hallo bryanT and ohugal, please pardon my late answer. I am simply too busy and too rheumatic. You got it right: The cactus has some strong bambus rots AND is leaning against something now. But I don't like the leaning as it stands on a kind of board with reels (?) so that I can move it. It's much t...
by nachtkrabb
Mon Aug 01, 2022 10:01 am
Forum: Succulent Growing Help
Topic: Pachypodium pruning: suggestions are welcome
Replies: 38
Views: 14019

Re: Pachypodium pruning: suggestions are welcome

Another thing about Pachies: I have two, P. succulentum & the inevitable P. lamerei. Both love their summer vacation on the balcony. But both seem to habe a sun problem: This year, I pack the caudex of P.succ. into tinfoil (and unpack it whenever it rains until everything is dry again). The last...
by nachtkrabb
Mon Aug 01, 2022 9:46 am
Forum: Succulent Identification
Topic: Aloe who? > solved
Replies: 3
Views: 307

Re: Aloe who?

Thank you, Eduart. I have checked that out: My plant looks similar to Dyckia hebdingii or such. But the teeth of the Dyckias are much longer, not such short hooks. Their leaves are comparatively longer, and they don't have miniature hooks on the back and on the surface of their leaves. So I don't th...
by nachtkrabb
Sun Jul 31, 2022 7:51 pm
Forum: Cacti Identification
Topic: A couple of unknowns
Replies: 4
Views: 325

Re: A couple of unknowns

The one with the cottonball buds truely seems to be a Selenicereus.
We just had that discussion about some Sel. & people told me to check out https://www.cactuspro.com/lecture/Britt ... 73.en.html. That wasn't easy, but it really helped.
Good luck
Nachtkrabb
by nachtkrabb
Sun Jul 31, 2022 7:23 pm
Forum: Cacti Identification
Topic: Cacti Guides' Lophophora Guide
Replies: 173
Views: 208250

Re: Cacti Guides' Lophophora Guide

Hi everybody, great pictures! Since last fall, I have two L. williamsii. The last years, my older (Dr.Berg 03) flowered rarely. Late last year I got another one (Mex 54) that looked as if it would flower a lot. So I placed them next to each other, firstly indoors, then outdoors. You know what? Since...
by nachtkrabb
Sun Jul 31, 2022 6:58 pm
Forum: Succulent Identification
Topic: ID please 5
Replies: 4
Views: 323

Re: ID please 5

The 2nd & 3rd ids look good to me, I got plants of both kinds under these names.
Maybe a picture of the flower of the Aloe will help. There seems to be a stem?
Nachtkrabb
by nachtkrabb
Sun Jul 31, 2022 6:54 pm
Forum: Succulent Identification
Topic: Aloe who? > solved
Replies: 3
Views: 307

Aloe who? > solved

Hallo, I got this lovely Aloe by my family as a cactus. Interesting, what the plant retailers all know! Well, I know at least that it is an Aloe, but not which. It ist more grey than green, has loads of miniature hooks on the back of its leaves, rarely some on the inside (if then more or less in ali...
by nachtkrabb
Sun Jul 31, 2022 6:47 pm
Forum: Succulent Identification
Topic: ID please 7 addition
Replies: 3
Views: 271

Re: ID please 7 addition

I'd ckeck the Kleinias & Senecio e.g. on LLIFLE. Or are these two now considered the same?
Nachtkrabb
by nachtkrabb
Sun Jul 31, 2022 6:46 pm
Forum: Succulent Identification
Topic: Unknown succulents
Replies: 2
Views: 185

Re: Unknown succulents

Hi, Craig & Denise,
the first plant looks like some Kleinia to me?
The second I don't know.
The last might be some Orbea -- check O. variegata. I have some that look pretty similar. The exact name will come to light when flowering.
Good luck,
N.
by nachtkrabb
Sun Jul 31, 2022 6:41 pm
Forum: Succulent Identification
Topic: I love this one - Stapeliad
Replies: 1
Views: 275

Re: I love this one - Stapeliad

Hallo Nina, Huernia sp is fine because it is the Huernia with which the genus was described. I.e. it is H. grandiflora, as far as I can see. Lovely plant! I leave mine in the half shade on the balcony during summer and at a cool place inside during winter. Do beware of mealy bugs. When you see them,...
by nachtkrabb
Sun Jun 12, 2022 7:52 pm
Forum: Succulent Growing Help
Topic: Pachypodium pruning: suggestions are welcome
Replies: 38
Views: 14019

Re: Pachypodium pruning: suggestions are welcome

Hi mmcavall,
sorry for the late answer: Yes, very early spring seems to be a good time for repotting. I prefer the time when you think the plants thinks about growing new leaves.
N.