ID please #2

leeds_cacti_growerMarch 4, 2007


I've been growing cacti for a few year and dont have ID for a number of them.

Any help would be much appreciated.


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shrubs_n_bulbs(z8/9 UK)

Looks like a baby Echinocereus grusonii.

    Bookmark   March 4, 2007 at 12:05PM
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E. grusonii for sure. These are very typical as seedlings.

    Bookmark   March 5, 2007 at 7:23AM
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I have a couple of these I have grown from seed. Some are very green with golden spines. But I have some others that are more pink/green in the body (they may have got a little tanned...) with white spines. They have exactly the same growth pattern, but with closer together tubercles. Is this the same species? a variation? Or are they something else entirely?

On a different point, when do the tubercles become the ribs you see in old grusonii?



    Bookmark   March 16, 2007 at 9:32AM
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