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Alcantarea

Posted by brom_phil (My Page) on
Sun, Nov 2, 08 at 4:48

hi every just got a small question
does any one here know how long Alcantarea can take to grow from seeds. thank you

oh and lisa i have just finly got hold of your blushing tiger she is realy butifull cant wait for it to get bigger


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RE: Alcantarea

Hello Phil ,

I had a Alcantarea and it took the plant 18 years to come to flower.Another one took 15 years.

Regards Bert


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RE: Alcantarea

I have a Alc. glaziouana flowering now at approx 8 years old . Several others from same seed batch are larger and show no sign of flowering , I can onlybguess the stress of being blown over and drying out a few times instigated this. MAny of the large Alc. brasiliana flowered after shifting at 13 years old , others took another 10 years .


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kool i brought around 100 seeds of Alcantarea brasiliana hmm i might be 40 before i see them flower


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