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Discussion in 'Cacti and Succulents' started by Zigs, Jul 11, 2017.

  1. Zigs

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    Not much I can do outside while it's raining so potted up some babies :)DSCI0001 (14).JPG
     
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      I like grasses better than owcho`s babies, but the butterfly o'clock avatar picture is definitely a winner. ;)
       
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        I've been busy lately.

        Taken 29 Zebrina Pendula ( what most people call a Tradescantia) , 29 Iresine , 29 various Scented leaf Pelargoniums and a mixed tray ( 29 )of Beloperone ( Shrimp plant ) , various species Begonias and two types of Plectranthus ( Swedish Ivy ). Also potted up 20 Kalanchoe Daigremontiana ( also known as Bryophyllum Daigremontianum ).
        Plus, some of pots of Maranta , Calathea and Ctenanthe.

        These will all be for the charity I work for :)
         
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        • Zigs

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          Pottin up succulent babies as well now, just ordered 200 mixed seeds from Amazon too :spinning:DSCI0002 (20).JPG
           
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            Couple of them have taken and are putting on new growth :)

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              Hey @Zigs when are you opening a succulent shop!? At this rate you'll need to move abode.
               
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                Thems selling for £20 a tray at the moment, "on trend" for table displays at weddingskiss5_zps2daacce0.gif
                 
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                  pete Growing a bit of this and a bit of that....

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                  Took as saw to my 6ft6in Stenocereus thurberi a couple of weeks ago as it was just too top heavy for its pot and impossible to move.

                  Now got a 3ft cutting to try and root.
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                    Made a mess of that didn't I ?
                    Last year had to decapitate a 7' Pilosocereus azureus (beautiful blue) ; after 5 months of drying out the 4' top cutting in a spare room upstairs , adventitious roots began to develop , and now the top is growing as normal ; perhaps one day the cephalium will develop .
                     
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                      Nice one Paul :thumbsup:

                      Done a few more since then :)

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                      Hello Zigs ;
                      relatively new to this forum ; all plants are popular with me . In the 1980s worked at specialist cactus nursery in N.Yorkshire . Grown most genera , many very rare . Self -employed now in partnership as professional gardener . From cacti to conifers , caudiciform succulents to S.American Copiapoas , have dabbled in everything (and still am) !!
                       
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                        Sorry I missed your reply Paul :doh:

                        Nice one :)
                         
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                        Found a pot that matches the one I got me prizewinnin cactus in...

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                        Drilled a couple of drainage holes..

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                        One of the cuttings has put good root growth on..

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                        Potted him up and hope he gets big enough for next years show :fingers crossed:

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                          Done a few more cuttings too :)DSCI0002 (7).JPG
                           
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