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I actually have a plant in bloom right now- here's my Hatiora salicornioides showing off a few small blooms!

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Today we have a succulent! This is a Haworthia sp. that I took a picture of to test aperture functionality (my older camera broke a little and lost this functionality):

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Today I have another Mammillaria sp that I took with a small aperture (still with a macro lens though)!

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Today marks a milestone for me. What I have pictured below is my first Ariocarpus from seed to flower! It appears this Ariocarpus kotschoubeyanus ssp. albiflorus has beat the others!

It's been a long time since February 10th, 2012 when I sowed this. A lot has changed in those (almost) 7 years - this plant has known me since middle school, friends come and gone, whatever else, yet, we persisted. Here's to another good year for growing!

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P.S. This week's photos will be featuring seedlings sown last year or this year
P.P.S. sorry for the little speech, I'm really happy about this one.
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Here's an update on those Gymnocalycium schreiteri L439 sown on Nov. 28th, 12018!

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gemhunter178 wrote: Tue Jan 22, 2019 5:14 am Today marks a milestone for me. What I have pictured below is my first Ariocarpus from seed to flower! It appears this Ariocarpus kotschoubeyanus ssp. albiflorus has beat the others!

It's been a long time since February 10th, 2012 when I sowed this. A lot has changed in those (almost) 7 years - this plant has known me since middle school, friends come and gone, whatever else, yet, we persisted. Here's to another good year for growing!
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=D> =D> =D>

That's it! Congratulation! :D


Best wishes

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K.W. wrote: Wed Jan 23, 2019 10:12 pm =D> =D> =D>

That's it! Congratulation! :D


Best wishes

K.W. :wink:
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For today's seedling picture we have some Frailea larae VoS 11-933 sown on Nov. 24th, 12018! A bit too early to tell, but one seedling looks a bit odd... who knows what it will grow up to be like?

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gemhunter178 wrote: Thu Jan 24, 2019 4:13 am For today's seedling picture we have some Frailea larae VoS 11-933 sown on Nov. 24th, 12018! A bit too early to tell, but one seedling looks a bit odd... who knows what it will grow up to be like?

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Where did you purchase seed of this one from? I haven’t found many sources of habitat Frailea spp.
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It has VoS numbers so its Volker Schaedlich - http://www.richtstatt.de/gymnos_v3/news.php?l=en
I ordered a bunch of Gymnos from him with excellent germination, so my recommendations! Although, his list is from October and they say Fraileas have to be fresh. You can send him a mail to see if they are still viable.
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Atozbotanicals wrote: Thu Jan 24, 2019 5:51 am Where did you purchase seed of this one from? I haven’t found many sources of habitat Frailea spp.
Technically, there's always debate in these genera of cacti on what are true species and whatnot, but yes, I did get them from Volker! For a direct page to the seed catalog - http://www.richtstatt.de/gymnos_v3/cat.php?a=seeds&l=en

Frailea larae is still available at the time of writing, though I would also ask about how old the seeds are....

I had good germination on most of the seeds I bought from Volker, though I do have to say the Fraileas have significantly lower germination than the Gymnocalycium seeds that I sowed (then again, I was getting 90%+ for those). The next picture I will be posting is from seeds from the same order as well!
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For today, here's some rows of Gymnocalycium bruchii subsp. pawlovskyi VoS 05-152 that were sown on Nov. 24th, 2018!

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Here's a few rows of Gymnocalycium uebelmannianum VoS 14-1757 sown on the same date as the previous ones (Nov 24th, 2018)!

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I have a few more left for next week! It's winter resting period for all the older plants, so, not much happening there.
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Before I get back to a few seedling pictures - there's a bud on my Ariocarpus kotschoubeyanus, so I took a picture of it! Hopefully it will wait for my return home...but it probably won't. Maybe I should run home for a few hours for the purpose?

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And back to some week-old photos of 2 month-old plants!
Here's a Gymnocalycium friedrichii VoS 08-336 showing some nice spines! Sown Nov. 24th, 12018!

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