1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.

Cactus ID Please

Discussion in 'Cacti and Succulents' started by wiseowl, Jul 16, 2017.

  1. wiseowl

    wiseowl Friendly Owl Admin Staff Member

    Joined:
    Oct 29, 2006
    Messages:
    32,700
    Gender:
    Male
    Occupation:
    Philosophy of people
    Location:
    In an oak tree in The Garden Of England
    Ratings:
    +53,950
    Good morning can anyone ID this cactus for me please:smile:

    DEt1S6cXUAAyH5i.jpg
     
  2. KFF

    KFF Total Gardener

    Joined:
    May 30, 2017
    Messages:
    2,712
    Gender:
    Male
    Location:
    Worcestershire
    Ratings:
    +3,093
    Hi Woo, it looks like an Opuntia or Cylindropuntia of some sort to me ( common names ... Prickly Pear or Yellow Rose of Texas ).
     
    • Like Like x 1
    • Zigs

      Zigs Naughty Ginger Admin Staff Member

      Joined:
      Jun 10, 2010
      Messages:
      46,046
      Gender:
      Male
      Occupation:
      Historic Building Conservator
      Location:
      GCHQ Kent
      Ratings:
      +62,902
      Bit fatter than my pickly pear, but the prickles look the same.DSCI0004 (1).JPG

      When you pick a pear try to use the claw Woo :snorky:
       
    • KFF

      KFF Total Gardener

      Joined:
      May 30, 2017
      Messages:
      2,712
      Gender:
      Male
      Location:
      Worcestershire
      Ratings:
      +3,093
      Ok then, if that's the mother , the teenager and the baby, where's the daddy then :)

      Or, more to the point who's the daddy ?
       
      • Funny Funny x 1
      • Zigs

        Zigs Naughty Ginger Admin Staff Member

        Joined:
        Jun 10, 2010
        Messages:
        46,046
        Gender:
        Male
        Occupation:
        Historic Building Conservator
        Location:
        GCHQ Kent
        Ratings:
        +62,902
        Daddy is on the shelf above :snorky:DSCI0002 (3).JPG
         
        • Funny Funny x 1
        • Zigs

          Zigs Naughty Ginger Admin Staff Member

          Joined:
          Jun 10, 2010
          Messages:
          46,046
          Gender:
          Male
          Occupation:
          Historic Building Conservator
          Location:
          GCHQ Kent
          Ratings:
          +62,902
          Looking at that made me realise how much it's grown in just a month :)DSCI0003 (10).JPG
           
          • Like Like x 1

          Share This Page