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  1. amphirion

    im sorry guys, i drifted to the dark side....

    i dont even know how i got into these-- maybe it was the california drought that made me change direction. i also *accidentally* applied my "go big or go home" philosophy during the acquisition process. i think my photography got better too? i'll let you be the judge. echinocereus pulchellus v...
  2. Plant Heathen

    Orchid Cactus help pleas!

    I got some clipping from a customer of min. He said to just place the in soil and they would root. I did what he said and its not looking good. I had it under a small cfl woth some of my other plants that seem to be doing well with it. I thought it might be getting to much light so I moved it...
  3. ArcanaCapra

    Unidentified Cactus

    I bought this guy a year ago, and it's been growing very well in a huge variety of conditions (high humidity, low humidity, full shade, full sun, etc), but I dont know it's species. It has never flowered, too. Can someone identify it?
  4. kjnorris918


    Just throwing this out there.* Would anyone like to trade for-*hibiscus(2-3 types),* milkweed(2 types),* Or just ask.* I have several types of seed.* Also a rooted Christmas cactus start. Looking for drosera, nepenthes, and VFT Make an offer. I'm not picky.*[emoji3] Thank you.* **EDITED-...
  5. kayaker78

    Cold hardy cactus for trade

    I gave away my carnivorous collection 4 years ago when I moved to Utah and now it is time to start rebuilding. I don't have a lot to trade but I do have a bunch of cuttings from cold hardy cactus from Central Utah. They are Optunia sp., not sure exactly which as they are likely hybrids. I...
  6. curtisconners

    What is this thing?

    I've had this cactus for about a year now, I bought it from a Chinese lady at a flea market who barely spoke English. All I know about it is that the leaves root readily and that the lady that I bought it from said that it would grow big. Thanks
  7. curtisconners

    The photo thread of curtisconners

    I decided to finally start a photo thread, now that I know how to post photos. I don't know how many updates this will be getting, but as of right now, enjoy. Here's what I won at the NASC auction. S. [(purpurea x rubra) x self] x judith hindle S. leucophylla "tarnok" A typical VFT...
  8. Dalton

    Dalton's Grow List

    Carnivorous Plants: -Venus Flytrap (unknown cultivar) - 2/1/14 - Death Cube -Sarracenia (unknown cultivar) - 2/1/14 - Death Cube -Nepenthes 'Lady Luck' - 8/15/2015 - Online Retailer -Venus Flytrap (unknown cultivar) - 3/2/2016 - Death Cube -Nepenthes Ventrata - 4/4/2016 - Alexkrein82...
  9. curtisconners

    Young crooked saguaro

    I have a young saguaro about 7 1/2 inches tall and about 4 1/2 inches across at its widest point. The cactus is currently leaning in its pot and I know that it can be a serious problem with older saguaros because it causes them to fall over. What do you think the best way to straighten it is...
  10. Gigantea

    Euphorbia Tirucalli x Stenoclada Hybrid 'Pencil Cactus' (no bids)

    A rare and unusual hybrid form of the traditional E. Tirucalli 'pencil cactus' that produces heavily pointed, bushy branches. I only know of one grower (aside from me) that even has this hybrid available. At maturity it grows into a tree and begins to form a bark-like skin on it's largest/oldest...
  11. carolatcj

    *PAID* Cholla Kleine Pencil Cactus 5 Cuttings. (Ozzy $5)

    Cholla Kleine Pencil Cactus 5 Cuttings Plants will be cut on day of shipping and will need to be allowed to callus before rooting Bids start at $5.00. Donor will pay shipping. Contact information will be given at end of auction
  12. A

    Sarracenia Seeds

    Hi all forum members, I really appreciate all the helps I got in this forum. So I decided to give away some extra Sarracenia seeds (30+, harvested early this month) that my friend gave me. Quite sure these are S.leucophylla seeds, but could possibly be mixed with other seeds. Just follow this...
  13. thez_yo

    Anza Borrego desert in bloom

    Well, it's not quite death valley, but I did make it out to Anza Borrego park yesterday. It's been raining a lot this past winter, including yesterday (at least coastally) so all of the mountains are unbelievably green this year. Here's the view on the approach towards the desert from Desert...
  14. curtisconners

    Christmas cactus soil?

    Hey all, I want to re-pot my Christmas cactus this year. What kind of soil should I use? When should they be re-poted? Thanks for the help.
  15. Jcal

    LF cactus

    Looking to trade some cps for cactus. I am looking for: Peanut cactus and small barrell cactus. If you have those please contact me to work out trade.
  16. M

    Hello from Texas

    Hello, My name is Matthew and I live in the Houston area. Im a noob to carnivorous plants and I see that this site is very informative. I have a green house that is 12x7x7. I only have two nepenthes right now. Green Gentle and a Lantern Alata. I also have what I THOUGHT was a fat chance...
  17. hcarlton

    Herpetology Field Trip!

    Went on a 4 day trip over Labor Day weekend to the Comanche National Grasslands for herpetology class, and basically spent a whole weekend looking for reptiles. Wasn't the only thing we found, of course, but more on that in a moment. First, the start of the trip: Day 1 A herd of pronghorn on...
  18. K

    Katastropes Seed Trade List (what i have available!)

    Seed trade list: Carnivorous plant seeds: D. Capensis 'alba' D. Paradoxa D. Sessilifolia D. Pygmaea D. Affnis D. Derbyensis D. Peltata D. Burmanii D. Nitidula N. Reinwardtiana N. ligulata (not alot) -------------------- Succulent seeds: Aloe Cameronii (red aloe) Aloe vanbalenii (cinnamon...
  19. K

    Castro seed trade list what i have available!

    Seed trade list: Carnivorous plant seeds: D. Capensis 'alba' D. Paradoxa D. Sessilifolia D. Pygmaea D. Affnis D. Derbyensis D. Peltata D. Burmanii D. Nitidula N. Reinwardtiana N. ligulata (not alot) -------------------- Succulent seeds: Aloe Cameronii (red aloe) Aloe vanbalenii (cinnamon...
  20. K

    Cactus, succulent and Mesemb seeds for trade!

    Trying to get some new activities together and new projects for myself and the kids (once this rain stops! Of course) I have a bunch of differe types of species of cacti succulents and mesemb seeds as well as some lotus andvother seeds like catnip and mimosa that i have plenty to trade to ppl...