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  2. longk
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    Share your Echeveria photos and chat here

    E. runyonii "topsy turvy" Flowers are fairly large,
    E. runyonii "topsy turvy" Flowers are fairly large,
    E. runyonii "topsy turvy" Flowers are fairly large,
    E. runyonii "topsy turvy" Flowers are fairly large,
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  4. kindredspirit
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  5. BigC

    Needs Must!

    With the recent spate of inclement weather patterns, I've had to resort to purchasing a small plastic greenhouse affair to keep the rain off my Sempervivum collection. It seems a better option...
    With the recent spate of inclement weather patterns, I've had to resort to purchasing a small plastic greenhouse affair to keep the rain off my Sempervivum collection. It seems a better option for me leaving the door completely open to let the flow of air around the plants.
    With the recent spate of inclement weather patterns, I've had to resort to purchasing a small plastic greenhouse affair to keep the rain off my Sempervivum collection. It seems a better option for me leaving the door completely open to let the...
    With the recent spate of inclement weather patterns, I've had to resort to purchasing a small plastic greenhouse affair to keep the rain off my Sempervivum collection. It seems a better option...
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  6. Snorky85

    Succulents....cultivation

    Ah, not got any side plants as yet
    Ah, not got any side plants as yet
    Ah, not got any side plants as yet
    Ah, not got any side plants as yet
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  7. strongylodon
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    Cactus garden!

    On-line Guide to the positive identification of Members of the Cactus FamilySome interesting stuff on here ; click on some of the habitat shots !
    On-line Guide to the positive identification of Members of the Cactus FamilySome interesting stuff on here ; click on some of the habitat shots !
    On-line Guide to the positive identification of Members of the Cactus FamilySome interesting stuff on here ; click on some of the habitat shots !
    On-line Guide to the positive identification of Members of the Cactus FamilySome interesting stuff on here ; click on some of the habitat shots !
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  8. Loki

    Cactus care

    Thank you @LokiHere's my search of the sealant topic which has some more pics. The clay is just air dry clay, Hobbycraft and Amazon have it.First I tried to make tall, slim pots by shaping...
    Thank you @LokiHere's my search of the sealant topic which has some more pics. The clay is just air dry clay, Hobbycraft and Amazon have it.First I tried to make tall, slim pots by shaping the clay over glasses, but they were too thin and cracked. Thick, bun like shapes turned out to be...
    Thank you @LokiHere's my search of the sealant topic which has some more pics. The clay is just air dry clay, Hobbycraft and Amazon have it.First I tried to make tall, slim pots by shaping the clay over glasses, but they were too thin and...
    Thank you @LokiHere's my search of the sealant topic which has some more pics. The clay is just air dry clay, Hobbycraft and Amazon have it.First I tried to make tall, slim pots by shaping...
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  9. Michael Hewett
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    Rhipsalis baccifera

    Used to help run a cactus nursery in the 80's ; seldom if ever came across Rhipsalis ! The white fruits are interesting ; have you ever tried raising plants from seed ? Yours looks very healthy !
    Used to help run a cactus nursery in the 80's ; seldom if ever came across Rhipsalis ! The white fruits are interesting ; have you ever tried raising plants from seed ? Yours looks very healthy !
    Used to help run a cactus nursery in the 80's ; seldom if ever came across Rhipsalis ! The white fruits are interesting ; have you ever tried raising plants from seed ? Yours looks very healthy !
    Used to help run a cactus nursery in the 80's ; seldom if ever came across Rhipsalis ! The white fruits are interesting ; have you ever tried raising plants from seed ? Yours looks very healthy !
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  10. ricky101

    Living Stones/Linthops / Succulents

    They need to rest after only their first growing season. No water and cool temps all winter, some species need watering earlier than others, often just a light spray at first to get them going is...
    They need to rest after only their first growing season. No water and cool temps all winter, some species need watering earlier than others, often just a light spray at first to get them going is best. Some of these actually survive in the wild on fog, with practically no rain.
    They need to rest after only their first growing season. No water and cool temps all winter, some species need watering earlier than others, often just a light spray at first to get them going is best. Some of these actually survive in the wild...
    They need to rest after only their first growing season. No water and cool temps all winter, some species need watering earlier than others, often just a light spray at first to get them going is...
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  11. andrews
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    Early Christmas Present

    Had to get my conversion app on then to work out the temperature. Crazy as I grew up with farenheit but the new world fascists beat me down and now its all C for me. My polytunnel has heaters in...
    Had to get my conversion app on then to work out the temperature. Crazy as I grew up with farenheit but the new world fascists beat me down and now its all C for me. My polytunnel has heaters in but is heated to 40 max. Due to the moisture in there, despite fans, I don't think it would be the...
    Had to get my conversion app on then to work out the temperature. Crazy as I grew up with farenheit but the new world fascists beat me down and now its all C for me. My polytunnel has heaters in but is heated to 40 max. Due to the moisture in...
    Had to get my conversion app on then to work out the temperature. Crazy as I grew up with farenheit but the new world fascists beat me down and now its all C for me. My polytunnel has heaters in...
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  12. Loki
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    Thanks for the advice

    Rebutia, should really flower in spring. But nice to see some colour this time of the year.
    Rebutia, should really flower in spring. But nice to see some colour this time of the year.
    Rebutia, should really flower in spring. But nice to see some colour this time of the year.
    Rebutia, should really flower in spring. But nice to see some colour this time of the year.
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  13. andrews

    British Cactus & Succulent Society

    It is true (the deep pocket bit anyway). Having the ability to peel an orange in my pocket is truly a gift.
    It is true (the deep pocket bit anyway). Having the ability to peel an orange in my pocket is truly a gift.
    It is true (the deep pocket bit anyway). Having the ability to peel an orange in my pocket is truly a gift.
    It is true (the deep pocket bit anyway). Having the ability to peel an orange in my pocket is truly a gift.
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  14. Phil A
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    Cactus update

    On-line Guide to the positive identification of Members of the Cactus FamilyThis can be interesting also !
    On-line Guide to the positive identification of Members of the Cactus FamilyThis can be interesting also !
    On-line Guide to the positive identification of Members of the Cactus FamilyThis can be interesting also !
    On-line Guide to the positive identification of Members of the Cactus FamilyThis can be interesting also !
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  15. Amy_aloevera

    What am I doing wrong?

    Pete Last year I took a three-foot top cutting from a very large and unwieldy Pilosocereus azureus ; left it to callous for five-months , whereupon adventitious roots were developing . Potted up...
    Pete Last year I took a three-foot top cutting from a very large and unwieldy Pilosocereus azureus ; left it to callous for five-months , whereupon adventitious roots were developing . Potted up and is now growing as normal . The resilience of plants is amazing .
    Pete Last year I took a three-foot top cutting from a very large and unwieldy Pilosocereus azureus ; left it to callous for five-months , whereupon adventitious roots were developing . Potted up and is now growing as normal . The resilience of...
    Pete Last year I took a three-foot top cutting from a very large and unwieldy Pilosocereus azureus ; left it to callous for five-months , whereupon adventitious roots were developing . Potted up...
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  16. Michael Hewett

    :(

    Thank you both … @pete and @WeeTam I haven't seen mealy bugs on it until now but maybe they were hiding in between the shoots. I have pulled the offshoots apart and hope to plant them soon. I...
    Thank you both … @pete and @WeeTam I haven't seen mealy bugs on it until now but maybe they were hiding in between the shoots. I have pulled the offshoots apart and hope to plant them soon. I don't think they'll root yet but hopefully they'll last the winter in my conservatory and root in the...
    Thank you both … @pete and @WeeTam I haven't seen mealy bugs on it until now but maybe they were hiding in between the shoots. I have pulled the offshoots apart and hope to plant them soon. I don't think they'll root yet but hopefully they'll...
    Thank you both … @pete and @WeeTam I haven't seen mealy bugs on it until now but maybe they were hiding in between the shoots. I have pulled the offshoots apart and hope to plant them soon. I...
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  17. Michael Hewett
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    Rhipsalis epiphytic cacti from Brazil

    @longk I think that is possible. They grow in tropical forests around Rio de Janeiro so are not used as much heat and dry air as desert cacti.
    @longk I think that is possible. They grow in tropical forests around Rio de Janeiro so are not used as much heat and dry air as desert cacti.
    @longk I think that is possible. They grow in tropical forests around Rio de Janeiro so are not used as much heat and dry air as desert cacti.
    @longk I think that is possible. They grow in tropical forests around Rio de Janeiro so are not used as much heat and dry air as desert cacti.
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  18. strongylodon

    Agave pups

    Usually if you knock out the rootball you can just pull back the pup and the long stolon that it has grown on just comes away up to the main plant, where you can cut it off. Often this doesn't...
    Usually if you knock out the rootball you can just pull back the pup and the long stolon that it has grown on just comes away up to the main plant, where you can cut it off. Often this doesn't really disturb the main rootball very much.
    Usually if you knock out the rootball you can just pull back the pup and the long stolon that it has grown on just comes away up to the main plant, where you can cut it off. Often this doesn't really disturb the main rootball very much.
    Usually if you knock out the rootball you can just pull back the pup and the long stolon that it has grown on just comes away up to the main plant, where you can cut it off. Often this doesn't...
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  19. Phil A
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    Cuttings

    I did :)
    I did :)
    I did :)
    I did :)
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  20. longk
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    Orostachys iwarenge

    An interesting succulent that spreads by creeping stolons - Orostachys iwarenge............... Orostachys iwarenge by longk48, on FlickrOrostachys iwarenge by longk48, on Flickr
    An interesting succulent that spreads by creeping stolons - Orostachys iwarenge............... Orostachys iwarenge by longk48, on FlickrOrostachys iwarenge by longk48, on Flickr
    An interesting succulent that spreads by creeping stolons - Orostachys iwarenge............... Orostachys iwarenge by longk48, on FlickrOrostachys iwarenge by longk48, on Flickr
    An interesting succulent that spreads by creeping stolons - Orostachys iwarenge............... Orostachys iwarenge by longk48, on FlickrOrostachys iwarenge by longk48, on Flickr
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  21. eddybaby

    Mystery Plant

    I have just noticed a new 'rats' tail emerging.
    I have just noticed a new 'rats' tail emerging.
    I have just noticed a new 'rats' tail emerging.
    I have just noticed a new 'rats' tail emerging.
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  22. eddybaby
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    Independent Succulent

    This plant is in a hay basket outside and grew into this wonderful shape
    This plant is in a hay basket outside and grew into this wonderful shape
    This plant is in a hay basket outside and grew into this wonderful shape
    This plant is in a hay basket outside and grew into this wonderful shape
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  23. WeeTam

    Cheap prickles........£12.49 for 10 small cacti delivered..

    10 X DIFFERENT MIXED CACTUS COLLECTION HOUSE + GARDENERS DREAM PLANT CARE GUIDE | eBay
    10 X DIFFERENT MIXED CACTUS COLLECTION HOUSE + GARDENERS DREAM PLANT CARE GUIDE | eBay
    10 X DIFFERENT MIXED CACTUS COLLECTION HOUSE + GARDENERS DREAM PLANT CARE GUIDE | eBay
    10 X DIFFERENT MIXED CACTUS COLLECTION HOUSE + GARDENERS DREAM PLANT CARE GUIDE | eBay
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