Pachypodium pruning: suggestions are welcome

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mmcavall
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Re: Pachypodium pruning: suggestions are welcome

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Mine are going dormant now (south hemisphere). But I noticed it is not growing as fast as it was in the previous years. Maybe it's time to repot (in spring, I presume).
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nachtkrabb wrote: Wed May 11, 2022 4:57 pm I just had a glimps at llifle: http://www.llifle.com/Encyclopedia/SUCC ... ucculentum
According to that, our both flowers are untypical. Maybe we have hybrids?
Oops! Not sure if I mentioned it earlier but mine is a bispinosum. Since by all accounts they're very similar in habit and care, I forgot that their flowers are quite different. Mine has very typical flowers for bispinosum. Yours looks like a white morph of succulentum - according that article it's certainly possible but rare. So congrats to you too - really beautiful!
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Hallo Tasuccs,

thanks for the information: I had two old P.bispinosum for exactly 9years, then they somehow died, no idea why. They bloomed just as yours beautifully Magnolia-coloured.

A "white morph of succulentum"? :shock: Wow! Never heard of something like that. 8)
So I will tell my plant it's a rarity and should be proud on its achievemnts. =D>

Sorry I reply one month later -- I am not that healthy & often need my time.
Nachtkrabb

PS: In German we say as a joke, when you achieve something special or perform especially with some nonsense or other: Put on your tie and stand up with it in your bed tonight. I always like that picture. :D
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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.
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nachtkrabb wrote: Sun Jun 12, 2022 7:52 pm 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.
Cool , thank you!
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