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That's a good idea.

So....

if anyone in the US has some pollen they would like to share/trade for the resulting seed, I would appreciate it.

It's my only tricho with curved spines and I'd like to cross it.

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^ seconded mate, and gotta say I am bloody impressed.

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aww fangx guys :3

there's little choice tbh .. this place sucks ass for tryna grow things ..

is like being stranded on the dark side of the moon .. this north facing place.. : /

at least it has 2 hours of sun at this time of year..

was growing in a southerly facing sun room in the paradise my gramps built ,...before all that shit hit the fan a year ago in feb ..

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-still desperately mourning the loss of tenuiflora, ophthalmocentra, simplex, confusa, dealbata sbsp subalpina and the heimia salicifolia .. will be good to get them back on track again at the new pad..

luckily all my over-kill precautionary noobality back then somehow equipped me for the future I was yet to know ..

-I will be using that lopher tank for germinating acacias and mimo's soon ..

unless i find an identical 2.5foot tank and "build" up an identical "Ixtlahuatl" and name this second one: "ixtla-wattle"

the cacties surviving everything pretty much just makes me love em more :3 if that's even possible fr the trichos

will be superbad when i get some made for plant growing-purple light .. hope pics will still look cool but prob way trippier :3

with any luck it'll help me join the flower club :3

and also .. ya never know , .. maybe some readers who have a lovely outdoor growery happens on an unfortunate time ,.. ends up in a small appartment ... and worried about their plants..

this at least shows they can keep up their gardening indoors if they wanna still :)

-lol and if their other half lets em :3

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lophs usually have stopped flowering this way well before now... been an excellent year for 'em

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last run of growth for this bad boy

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speakin of bad boys...lol...wasnt keeping my eyes on this one and it punched spines into the polycarbonate :blink:

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Now my guys have been taken out of their winter quarters I have repotted a couple. Not actually cacti, but I repotted my Lithops verruculosa and L. hookeri.

L. verruculosa has formed a rather interesting clump - structure rather like a head of broccoli.

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shuffled some pots for a few hours till the whipper snappers came home

and added a beutiful taquimbo pup to the scenery from an ace sabber

had an explosion of roots from the juulsXhuanca

there would be 6 more pics of what i did but the "fail" uploader is having a bad day not just on this thread so still isn't ready for this jelly ...

and to save my laptop another backhand slap .. just gna hit post...

what a cunt its being today ,..

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spent a few hours in the garden evicting some very ornery redbacks and potting up some neglected plants

chilensis x bridgesii - it's going to be a class favourite in years to come

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luther burbank x ss02 - i didn't do anything to this but he's very pretty

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random pot o' noodles

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had some surprise sunday post !!!

that never usually happens ever ever ever ... - not even santa delivers on a sunday ...

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had just rooted the last cactopode from that SABber

must be a good omen :)

anyhoo unveiled this absolutely stunning lima flowers market pach..

and applied sulphur well- to counteract the very slight mold at the base - probably from rushing to accommodate my urgency seeing as i'ze about to move house .. and is no probs

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and an icaro peruvi out of kindness

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and a sexy Bolivian terscheckii

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that i think looks like 2 Argentine DJF 468 valle elqui terscheckii' that I got once before from uk's oldest cactery ...

I had bought the last 2 from abbey brook so it's nice to have another samey looker for more gene pool in the flowery future

cuz the original intention was to have 4 specimens .. but 3 trichocereus is always better than 2 !

...and Bolivia is my fave country so fk you to all the other countries :D :D :D :D only joking lol :3

love all countries cept holland x] sorry, joking again .. couldn't help self..

maybe the next cacticles i get should be from the lands of the nether..

anyhow .. figured I'd try and see just how far this condensing can go :3

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got some dutch cacticles from plaza to make up for joking about ystd :3

.. and beauties they are too

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i learned the pachanoi was a lima from a good friend .. and decided to name the others after getting no reply from cactus plaza and I had asked twice... so.... :devil::innocent_n:

peruvianus can be .. "Plazma" :wink: ... or perhaps Big Lez ! ...

and bridgesii can be "Plazbo"

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Last repottings before the season starts next week in Germany.

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Went to bunnings for soil.

Sat down with my eldest daugher (3) and potted up her first cactus with her.

Planted the melted wax in its pot with fertilizer then washed our hands and went on an adventure together just the 2 of us down to the $2 shop.

We got some multi coloured stones a butterfly and a turtle (she took of with mr turtle lol).

Wrote her up a plant tag and put the pot on the front verandah.

She loves it and really enjoyed the whole process probably half as much as I did. It was my favorite cactus planting to date. I really love sharing new things with her. I really love her!!!

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My first cacti grafts worked. Pretty happy with that. Thanks Wert.

One looks like its flowering and the other multiplying after twoish months.

What did i do today. Looked at them and smiled.

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got a reply from plaza to say they're not clones as such .. just seed grown

so after all

i've named in my mind the pachanoi 'lima plaza' , the peruvianus 'big lez' and the bridgesii settled as plazma

(but not written the labels out yet)

:3

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The pachanoi is never a seedgrowen one. Look how thick this plant is. I know a few shops who selling this clone and one of all very good.

He bought his plants from the importer. This pach came strait from a nursery in lima. KK ;-)

Regards

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then it shall continue to be lima ..minus the plaza

thank you :)

maybe i can keep the name big lez so far for the peruvi :3, that would be sweet ..

maybe an upgrade on the bridggy from plazma to plazmatron :3

or plaztardo n plazbo for short ... from plazmania or from plaz-to-seen

cant wait to find one to call dark horse from taquimbohemia

just so i know who's who :)

maybe the remaining above 2 .. already have names :o

and off i'd better trot to school and then with my intrepid warriors ... go grab some new keys for 22 acacia avenue (unless i think of a better name)

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