Mini Three head cacti.

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RiseMoon
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Mini Three head cacti.

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One of my "babys" have three head. Here the pics.
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Re: Mini Three head cacti.

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Maybe a monstrose seedling or possibly the growing point could have gone blind at an early stage and it has offset. You will have to wait and see if it continues to produce monstrose growths, or eventually just produces three normal heads. Interesting non the less and a good close up for that magnification and limited depth of field.
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Interesting! I've noticed that a combination of a fine particle mix and a wet soil will lead to a large number of monstrose/crested/double headed seedlings. A more open mineral mix will lead to much stronger seedlings.
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DaveW wrote:Maybe a monstrose seedling or possibly the growing point could have gone blind at an early stage and it has offset. You will have to wait and see if it continues to produce monstrose growths, or eventually just produces three normal heads. Interesting non the less and a good close up for that magnification and limited depth of field.
Thank you! lets see how it grows up.
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elieestephane wrote:Interesting! I've noticed that a combination of a fine particle mix and a wet soil will lead to a large number of monstrose/crested/double headed seedlings. A more open mineral mix will lead to much stronger seedlings.
I didnt know abot that but it is interesting. Its in the same soil as so many others who are growing normal.
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Yeah it's all very random. It's always nice to see what yiu get when you plant seeds!
There are more cacti in heaven and earth, Horatio, than are dreamt of in your philosophy.
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Update: He/She (XD) still alive!! Its just smaller than the others but its doing fine, i will post a photo soon to show you how its going!
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Please do!
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Re: Mini Three head cacti.

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Here is how it looks just right now xD
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Died :(
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Some of the siblings
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