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by Betsy
Sun Jul 29, 2018 1:11 pm
Forum: Cactus and Succulent Care
Topic: Yellow color at the base of cutting
Replies: 5
Views: 28642

Re: Yellow color at the base of cutting

So I have store bought palm/cactus/citrus soil, a bag of vermiculite and perlite, sand, pebbles, and a bit of bone meal and blood meal. Is that a good mix for loph?
by Betsy
Sun Jul 29, 2018 1:10 pm
Forum: Cactus and Succulent Care
Topic: Yellow color at the base of cutting
Replies: 5
Views: 28642

Re: Нellow color at the base of cutting

Yellow is because it is in the earth and gets no sun....hence no chlorophyll. My guess about being skinny is, that they can only absorb so much water through that small root system, and it’s sending energy to the pups, as well. When they talk about being thin due to lack of light, it’s because they...
by Betsy
Sun Jul 29, 2018 1:07 pm
Forum: Cactus and Succulent Care
Topic: Yellow color at the base of cutting
Replies: 5
Views: 28642

Yellow color at the base of cutting

‎These cuttings were planted just about 2 months ago. The new growth is promising, as well as the roots! I'm just worried about the yellow color at the base and how things they have become. They had been in a sunny enclosed porch for the majority of the time, just moved them outside a week ago becau...
by Betsy
Sun May 06, 2018 9:33 pm
Forum: General Cacti Forum
Topic: Which succulents will tolerant a rainy and cold season?
Replies: 2
Views: 35137

Re: Which succulents will tolerant a rainy and cold season?

The toughest would be several aloe species, several agave species, and several cacti. The good thing is theres a lot of large ones thay look good in a landscape.
by Betsy
Fri Apr 20, 2018 1:49 am
Forum: General Cacti Forum
Topic: My Stapelia gigantea
Replies: 0
Views: 31570

My Stapelia gigantea

A Detail of the flower of Stapelia gigantea :roll:


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by Betsy
Fri Apr 20, 2018 1:31 am
Forum: General Cacti Forum
Topic: What plants do you all wish you had started small in pots?
Replies: 3
Views: 35012

Re: What plants do you all wish you had started small in pots?

You also have to consider that cactus and succulents have minimum temperature to survive. Most tender succs are hardy 'to 25-30F. U can try to google the USDA Climate Zone where u may consider to live. Yeah, I’m in Southern California so I’m not worried about cold hardy. But yes, this is a good thi...
by Betsy
Fri Apr 20, 2018 12:57 am
Forum: General Cacti Forum
Topic: What plants do you all wish you had started small in pots?
Replies: 3
Views: 35012

What plants do you all wish you had started small in pots?

Question: We are currently living in a rental which limits what I can plant in the ground, but someday soon hope to have a house (and more importantly a GARDEN) of my own. What plants do you all wish you had started small in pots so you could plant them later? Trying to help myself out here as I may...