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by Saguaro123
Mon Jan 02, 2017 2:42 am
Forum: General
Topic: Locality Info for OST 84273 (Corryocactus squarrosus)
Replies: 4
Views: 965

Re: Locality Info for OST 84273 (Corryocactus squarrosus)

I don't mean to go off topic, but I too also have some questionable locality info. I obtained a Haagespostoa albisetatus CF 763 from the Huntington Botanical Gardens in 2012. The label says the seeds were collected in Eulalia, Peru at an elevation of 1000 m. However, CF 763 doesn't show up on any of...
by Saguaro123
Wed Nov 30, 2016 6:52 am
Forum: Cacti Identification
Topic: A couple new plants from HP
Replies: 17
Views: 3194

Re: A couple new plants from HP

Wow! Yours has grown a lot, and so as mine, pictured below.
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I guess it's safe to call it Consolea falcata
by Saguaro123
Tue May 03, 2016 9:56 pm
Forum: Cacti Identification
Topic: Trichocereus ...?
Replies: 17
Views: 2654

Re: Trichocereus ...?

I think the one on the right is Trichocereus bridgesii. The spines probably aren't long enough because of the amount of light it receives.
by Saguaro123
Tue May 03, 2016 9:50 pm
Forum: Cacti Identification
Topic: New Big Box Store Plants- need ID
Replies: 1
Views: 489

Re: New Big Box Store Plants- need ID

Ok, I am certain about the ID for the top right and bottom left, but am clueless about the one on the bottom right. It doesn't look much like the pictures of P. herteri I found, and I don't see anything like it in the Cactus Collection plant library. Any suggestion would be greatly appreciated. I ca...
by Saguaro123
Sun May 01, 2016 4:53 pm
Forum: Cacti Identification
Topic: New Big Box Store Plants- need ID
Replies: 1
Views: 489

New Big Box Store Plants- need ID

I came home with a few new plants from a local Big Box Store and would like to confirm the ID of the plants:

From left to right, top to bottom:

Polaskia chende
Opuntia decumbens
Pachycereus hollianus cristata
Parodia herteri
by Saguaro123
Sun May 01, 2016 4:49 pm
Forum: Cacti Identification
Topic: ID Help
Replies: 4
Views: 708

Re: ID Help

There seems to be some confusion about this plant. The major grower that supplies Lowe's calls it Opuntia "snow." According to another discussion, it could be a neonatal sport of Opuntia orbiculata or some other Opuntia. In other words, it's an immature form that may never flower or become...
by Saguaro123
Sun Feb 21, 2016 11:04 am
Forum: Cacti Identification
Topic: A couple new plants from HP
Replies: 17
Views: 3194

Re: A couple new plants from HP

I recently found the same plant, erroneously labeled as Opuntia monacantha 'Joseph's Coat' at a local Home Depot the other day. It seems like Altman released a few of these recently. IMG_4597.JPG I'm starting to lean towards Consolea falcata for the ID because the elongated shape of the pads is a ch...
by Saguaro123
Sun Feb 21, 2016 10:16 am
Forum: Cacti Identification
Topic: Help please to complete my cacti IDs
Replies: 4
Views: 679

Re: Help please to complete my cacti IDs

I think gymnocalcium mihanovicii
I think so too!
I think echinocactus grusonii in 5 inch pot at about 8 UKP $12
Ditto!
your Gymnocalycium --> baldianum, esp. if having red flowers
I agree (The second Gymnocalycium though.)

C. jamacaru is a possibility for the Cereus.
by Saguaro123
Sun Feb 21, 2016 10:02 am
Forum: Cacti Identification
Topic: A few more without IDs please help
Replies: 4
Views: 786

Re: A few more without IDs please help

The first one looks like a Pilosocereus, probably P. calcisaxicolus although P. gounellei is another possibility.

The next looks like Pilosocereus leucocephalus

The third looks like a Melocactus or Coleocephalocereus

The last is a Coryphantha, but I'm not sure which one.
by Saguaro123
Tue Feb 02, 2016 8:41 am
Forum: Cacti Identification
Topic: A couple new plants from HP
Replies: 17
Views: 3194

Re: A couple new plants from HP

Yes these are Altman plants how could you tell? was it the carrying strap on the pots? I didn't even notice the company name till i saw your post and had to go check the pot out to see if it was. You're right on! It's the strap and black plastic pots. The glued on flowers were also clues. ;) Altman...
by Saguaro123
Mon Feb 01, 2016 9:41 am
Forum: Cacti Identification
Topic: A couple new plants from HP
Replies: 17
Views: 3194

Re: A couple new plants from HP

Looks like these plants were grown by Altman, a major wholesaler that supplies the big box stores. The first one could be Consolea falcata , as it's listed in their plant library. Yours does kinda resemble the plant on Daves Garden: http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/98655/ However, it could also b...
by Saguaro123
Tue Jan 26, 2016 6:52 am
Forum: Cacti Places
Topic: Working at the Greenhouses
Replies: 10
Views: 2924

Re: Working at the Greenhouses

Thanks for sharing Colton! Being able to care for succulents is a nice job to have as a college student. It makes me wish the university I am at has a plant conservatory, at least one for C & S. I noticed that some of the tags are from the Huntington. Are those plants yours, or were they purchas...
by Saguaro123
Sun Jan 24, 2016 7:21 pm
Forum: Cacti Identification
Topic: Columnar
Replies: 3
Views: 628

Re: Columnar

We won't know for sure without a flower, but I do suspect your plant could be Trichocereus camarguensis.
by Saguaro123
Tue Jan 12, 2016 7:16 pm
Forum: Cacti Identification
Topic: Help I.D Pedro
Replies: 7
Views: 832

Re: Help I.D Pedro

I really don't think Pedro is an O. ficus-indica. He (it) looks more like Consolea rubescens

http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/70725/
by Saguaro123
Mon Jan 04, 2016 6:15 am
Forum: Cultivation
Topic: Yellow Spots forming on Myrtillocacti
Replies: 12
Views: 2354

Re: Yellow Spots forming on Myrtillocacti

How many degrees do you have now? Our daily highs have been anywhere between 50 and 60 degrees Fahrenheit while our nightly lows have been below freezing on a clear night to about 45 degrees Fahrenheit when it's cloudy or raining. The yellow spots are starting to harden, so I guess that's a sign th...