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- Mon Nov 10, 2014 7:55 pm
- Forum: Books and References
- Topic: Pereskia and the Origin of the Cactus Life-Form
- Replies: 12
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I enjoyed a paper on the development of cacti based on the physiological models of water stress strategies not just a DNA based phylogenic relationship. I only skimmed over the manuscript and have much to read into its implications as you guys did. Hey my plant physiology water relations course at U...
- Wed Nov 05, 2014 12:13 pm
- Forum: Outdoor Cacti
- Topic: Trichocereus in full sun....
- Replies: 7
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I am very pleased how various Trichocereus species do here in NE Florida. They can take the heat and humidity and survive in the winter although I place styrefoam cups on their tops with the occasional frost.
- Wed Nov 05, 2014 12:05 pm
- Forum: General-Succulents
- Topic: Senecio or Kleinia
- Replies: 3
- Views: 1138
Does anyone have a citation for a publication on the taxonomic realignment of succulents in these genera. I have started to collect these and enjoy their diverse morphology. Thanks Bobby Z
Thanks all, Hey I will follow with advice from thew source of those I bought from Kyles plants. These will not be outside but inside to minimize trhe humidity factor. I use coir and perlite for my epis and jungle cacti and they flourish,
I would like to get feedback on soil mix for mature lithops, I haven't tried to grow since 3 years ago. I am thinking of 2 parts pumice 2 parts sand 1 part perlite and 1 part coir with a sprinkle of bone meal. What gives Yall success? Bobby Z
Yes I repotted all my four Turbinicarpus. I used around 70% fine pumice (broke down and opened a new bag) 15% perlite and 15% Florida sand from the B horizon from planting a Meyrer lemon, I added a measley dose of horticultural lime and bonemeal. The T. homipilus was around 6.5 cmand the T saueri 5 ...
Thanks for your commednts I used a mix of 40% pumice 40% perlite and 20% commercial catus soil with a sprinbkle of lime and bonemeal. It is probably too rich in organic. The vweather here is still 27 to 30 C day and around 18 to 24 at night
I just purchased four small Turbinicarpus: lophoides, saueri, homipilus and jauernigii all around an inch in diameter. I have not had luck with this genera. What is the best soil mix, I know they need lime. Can I put all four in the same pot and fo they have similar requirements. How deep does t6he ...
- Fri Jun 20, 2014 10:50 am
- Forum: Cultivation
- Topic: Gymnocalycium vatteri coring
- Replies: 9
- Views: 1792
This is also one of my favorite gymnos the single sines are unique and pure white flowers are wonderul. I am happy with a single body, but it will be interesting to obseve your experiment
- Tue Apr 29, 2014 8:27 pm
- Forum: CactiGuide.com Comments
- Topic: BromeliadGuide?
- Replies: 11
- Views: 9451
The best place for interactive discussions on Bromeliads is Planet Bromeliad on Facebook. Although there are many nifty species especially Tillandsia and Aechemia, many of the outstanding Neoregilia and Bilbergia are hybrids. I have a collection of over 50 species of Tillandsia and representative sp...
I just received a triple stem Hedgehog blooming like yours fom a friends place outside Tuscon. I named it E. engelmannii, looking at yours in bloom I feel competent. She has a 16 head Hedghog in full bloom and she can smell it several meters away. I am definitely Arizona dreaming. Thanks for shaing