Cactus and Tender Succulents forum: Melocactus-- Turk's head cactus

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Name: Melissa E. Keyes
St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands
Zone 11+
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coconut
Jun 30, 2014 11:00 AM CST
I found four plants that are each in it's own planter. One was blooming and making fruits. I started watering and feeding them twice weekly, and they are all making babies madly. Wheee.

Now I have seeds to play with. I have tiny babies, but can anyone tell me at what size/diameter can I try to put the little buggars into individual pots? Do they have one long tap root that want to break off at the slightest jiggle?

Thanks in advance!

Melissa

Babies next to Mama, in the planter, oh my.
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Name: Hetty
Sunny Naples, Florida (Zone 10a)
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Dutchlady1
Jun 30, 2014 3:53 PM CST
Nice!!

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