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by Christer Johansson
Sun Jun 10, 2012 2:08 pm
Forum: Grafting
Topic: The race is on; Astrophytum caput - We have a winner!!
Replies: 72
Views: 20180

Re: The race is on; Astrophytum caput - We have a winner!!

From seed to flower to fruit to seed to flower; 1 year and 5 months.
The second generation.
The second generation.
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by Christer Johansson
Sun Apr 01, 2012 9:45 am
Forum: Grown From Seed
Topic: Seedling Blossfeldia - step by step (Flower)
Replies: 101
Views: 24884

Re: Seedling Blossfeldia - step by step (UPDATED Jan 22, 201

From seed 2008-01
Blossfeldia liliputana 'sucrensis' KK 1704
Blossfeldia liliputana 'sucrensis' KK 1704
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by Christer Johansson
Sat Oct 01, 2011 8:31 pm
Forum: New Member Welcome
Topic: Say Hello...and Goodbye...
Replies: 5
Views: 1085

Say Hello...and Goodbye...

It has been an enjoyable time over all these years and I have many to thank for the knowledge I have now, but it is time to say goodbye. Perhaps I will make one or two posts later, but do not count on it. This forum will grow with the same force as all your plants grows and get power from your curio...
by Christer Johansson
Fri Sep 16, 2011 10:22 am
Forum: Member Blogs
Topic: My Chilean Collection 2011
Replies: 132
Views: 14857

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This is it....
by Christer Johansson
Wed Sep 14, 2011 9:10 am
Forum: General
Topic: It's all over so soon!
Replies: 40
Views: 3589

It's all over so soon!
I know the feeling :roll:
by Christer Johansson
Wed Sep 14, 2011 8:49 am
Forum: General
Topic: Collection of only one genus of cacti?
Replies: 64
Views: 7885

Tue Mar 31, 2009 Well, now I feel inspired to start a collection of Eriosyce and Copiapoa :) I only have 3 species of Copiapoa and 1 of Eriosyce at the moment, but will order some seeds/plants soon, I think :-k What's to think about when you grow those genera from seed? Maybe I'll start another thr...
by Christer Johansson
Wed Sep 14, 2011 8:38 am
Forum: General
Topic: 10 stages of growing cacti
Replies: 46
Views: 6281

It's 12 steps now :oops: 1. Buy a "mall" plant and actually keep it alive and make it to grow for many year. 2. Get the mall-plant to flower. 3. Germinate seeds and get some of them to survive the first year. 4. Repot some seedlings and keep them alive after the firs dry season and first w...
by Christer Johansson
Sun Sep 11, 2011 3:34 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Brasiliopuntia first flowers after 12 years
Replies: 12
Views: 1531

To me it looks more like O. monacantha, but that's just me :roll:
by Christer Johansson
Sun Sep 11, 2011 12:02 pm
Forum: Member Blogs
Topic: My Chilean Collection 2011
Replies: 132
Views: 14857

My little Eulychnia forest in a 7 cm pot :)
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by Christer Johansson
Sun Sep 11, 2011 11:17 am
Forum: Member Blogs
Topic: My Chilean Collection 2011
Replies: 132
Views: 14857

And this one keep on flowering :)
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by Christer Johansson
Tue Sep 06, 2011 3:58 am
Forum: Cactus Picture Contest
Topic: Contest 58 : Miniature Cacti and Succulents
Replies: 14
Views: 5282

Aztekium ritteri
(25 mm (1") in diameter and 16 years old)
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by Christer Johansson
Sun Sep 04, 2011 9:46 am
Forum: Member Blogs
Topic: My images and reflections 2011
Replies: 165
Views: 18259

Turbinicarpus schmiedickeanus ssp. macrochele
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by Christer Johansson
Sun Sep 04, 2011 5:59 am
Forum: General
Topic: Jasminocereus thouarsii . . .
Replies: 4
Views: 819

peterb wrote:Wow! there aren't very many of those in cultivation at all. I hope this one thrives.

peterb
I think it's because:
Edward F. Anderson wrote:Like all plants and animals of the Galapagos Islands, the Ecuadoran government strictly controls the collecting or disturbance of Jasminocereus.
by Christer Johansson
Sat Sep 03, 2011 3:13 pm
Forum: General
Topic: I've got a fruit
Replies: 3
Views: 815

frangipani wrote:Nice. Are you going to collect the seeds?
Yes, that's the plan. But when are the seeds ready to harvest? :dontknow:
by Christer Johansson
Sat Sep 03, 2011 10:00 am
Forum: Member Blogs
Topic: My Chilean Collection 2011
Replies: 132
Views: 14857

Copiapoa humilis ssp. tenuissima http://i1176.photobucket.com/albums/x332/cjohan22/Chilean%20collection%202011/IMG_8449.jpg http://i1176.photobucket.com/albums/x332/cjohan22/Chilean%20collection%202011/IMG_8454.jpg http://i1176.photobucket.com/albums/x332/cjohan22/Chilean%20collection%202011/IMG_84...