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cacti?

Post by bamboo bibb » Fri Jan 13, 2012 2:01 pm

Hello just bought these two days ago going cheap in a garden centre but i havent got a clue which cacti they are, they came without labels, can anybody help?. im keeping them indoors and just going to put them in the garden in the summer, but keeping them in pots. thankyou.
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Post by call » Fri Jan 13, 2012 5:35 pm

go to
http://cactiguide.com/

hope this helps :D
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Re: cacti?

Post by Springy » Fri Jan 13, 2012 5:50 pm

I'd have a rough guess at cephalocereus senilis at top left, cereus peruvianus monstrosa at bottom left, 3 in a pot on top far right as echinocactus grusonii, bottom right possibly a notocactus and it looks like a couple of mammillaria species either side in the middle. I'm not sure about the pot of three right at the back though as they are to small to properly see!
It's been a while since I kept cacti and most of them have probably been re-named since.

The notocactus one might be a lobivia. I had exactly the same plant years ago but it's name won't come to me!
No doubt someone will come along and shoot my suggestions out of the water :lol:


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Post by call » Fri Jan 13, 2012 5:52 pm

lobivia are now rebutia :wink:
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Post by Springy » Fri Jan 13, 2012 6:02 pm

D'OH! See what I mean! It's like being locked away for twenty years and the someone telling you that grass is now called trees! icon_scratch
Back to the drawing board icon_study :lol:


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Post by call » Fri Jan 13, 2012 10:27 pm

:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: cacti?

Post by bamboo bibb » Sat Jan 14, 2012 6:15 am

thankyou been looking myself but alot look the same to me. i am new to cacti i notice that alot of people have them in there tropical gardens and its a nice look, I bought will giles book the new exotic garden and he mixers them with other plants. the two pots in the top right hand corner are the same.


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Re: cacti?

Post by Essex Ross » Sat Jan 14, 2012 11:04 pm

I'd say that Springy is correct with those IDs. icon_thumright

Only one I don't recognise is the bottom right, but thats not to say Springy is wrong.


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Re: cacti?

Post by HarryandNess » Mon Feb 13, 2012 8:56 pm

Whatever they are, I like them :D and you'll probably get some interesting flowers sooner or later :?:

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Post by call » Tue Feb 14, 2012 7:19 pm

HarryandNess wrote:Whatever they are, I like them :D and you'll probably get some interesting flowers sooner or later :?:

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like these for instance
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Post by HarryandNess » Thu Feb 16, 2012 10:53 pm

Exactly! Adorable little things. icon_sunny

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