Cactus and Tender Succulents forum: a list of the species I have

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Name: adam
hotsprings, AR (Zone 8b)
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adamgreen
Dec 31, 2014 2:02 PM CST
Here is a list of the species I have in 2014.

Adansonia:
Adansonia digitata
Adansonia rubrostipa

Adenium:
Adenium arabicum drawf black rcn
Adenium arabicum rcn (seeds that are coming in the mail)
Adenium arabicum shada
Adenium obesum blackfire
Adenium obesum walmart (one I got from walmart)
Adenium socotranum
Adenium somalense blue boy

Alluaudia:
Alluaudia procera (just seeds right now)

Aloe:
Aloe arborescens (spineless)
Aloe aristata
Aloe barberae
Aloe brevifolia
Aloe brevifolia variegata
Aloe ciliaris
Aloe congolensis
Aloe dichotoma
Aloe 'Doran Black'
Aloe ferox
Aloe fire coral
Aloe juvenna
Aloe khamiesensis
Aloe lineata (Blue Strap Form)
Aloe marlothii
Aloe nobilis X A. humilis
Aloe peglerae (threw away because it came down with aloe mites 1/9/2015)
Aloe pillansii
Aloe polyphylla
Aloe ramosissima
Aloe ramosissima X dichotoma
Aloe suzannae
Aloe vaombe

Aloinopsis:
Aloinopsis mix (unidentified seedlings right now.)

Beaucarnea:
Beaucarnea recurvata

Bursera:
Bursera fagaroides
Bursera microphylla

Ceraria:
Ceraria pygmaea

Cereus:
Cereus tetragonus

Crassula:
Crassula arborescens
Crassula arborescens undulatifolia
Crassula capitella
Crassula ovata
Crassula ovata crosby compact
Crassula ovata gollum
Crassula ovata hobbit
Crassula ovata hummel's sunset
Crassula ovata rubra

Dioscorea:
Dioscorea elephantipes

Dorstenia:
Dorstenia foetida
Dorstenia gigas
Dorstenia noid
Dorstenia lancifolia
Dorstenia seedling noid 1
Dorstenia seedling noid 2

Epiphyllum:
Epiphyllum guatemalense v. monstrosa "curly locks" (just seeds right now, added 1/9/2015)

Euphorbia:
Euphorbia ambovombensis
Euphorbia capsaintemariensis
Euphorbia enopla
Euphorbia hedyotoides
Euphorbia razafindratsirae
Euphorbia suzannae-marnierae

Fockea:
Fockea edulis

Gasteria:
Gasteria gracilis variegated

Haworthia:
Haworthia truncata cv whirlpool
Haworthia truncata lime green
Haworthia truncata var truncata

Hesperaloe:
Hesperaloe parviflora "red flowered false yucca" (just seeds right now, added 1/9/2015)

Iberbillea:
Iberbillea lindheimeri

Ipomoea:
Ipomoea arborescens (just seeds right now, added 1/10/2015)


Kalanchoe:
Kalanchoe farinacea
Kalanchoe noid

Mestoklema:
Mestoklema macrorrhizum

Mirabilis:
Mirabilis jalapa

noid plant

Operculacarya:
Operculacarya decaryi

Othonna:
Othonna macrosperma

Pachycormus:
Pachycormus discolor var. veatchiana

Pachypodium:
Pachypodium baronii
Pachypodium brevicalyx
Pachypodium brevicaule
Pachypodium decaryi
Pachypodium densiflorum
Pachypodium gracilius
Pachypodium horombense (just seeds right now)
Pachypodium lamerei
Pachypodium lamerei crisata
Pachypodium lealii
Pachypodium saundersii (with straight leaves)
Pachypodium saundersii (with wavy leaves
Pachypodium rosulatum
Pachypodium windsorii

Sansevieria:
Sansevieria noid

Senna:
Senna meridionalis

Sesamothamnus:
Sesamothamnus Lugardii (just seeds right now)

Tailinum:
Tailinum caffrum

Titanopsis:
Titanopsis mix (unidentified seedlings right now.)

Yucca:
Yucca filamentosa 'adam's needle' (just seeds right now, added 1/9/2015)
Yucca pallida rupicola 'twistleaf pale yucca'(just seeds right now, added 1/9/2015)
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Name: Hetty
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Dutchlady1
Dec 31, 2014 2:34 PM CST
MOST impressive. I hope you will take some pictures to add to the database!

samnguyen
Jan 4, 2015 10:41 AM CST
That's really amazing!!! Could you let me know where you got your species's seeds?
Name: adam
hotsprings, AR (Zone 8b)
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adamgreen
Jan 9, 2015 2:29 PM CST
I added 4 new species and threw away one aloe because of aloe mites.
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Name: adam
hotsprings, AR (Zone 8b)
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adamgreen
Jan 15, 2015 7:31 AM CST
Here are some pics of some of my pachypodiums.

Pachypodium densiflorum 1

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Pachypodium densiflorum 2

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Pachypodium decaryi (doesn't have any leaves right now.

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Pachypodium saundersii 1

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Pachypodium saundersii 2

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Pachypodium saundersii 3

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Pachypodium saundersii 4



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Name: adam
hotsprings, AR (Zone 8b)
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adamgreen
Jan 15, 2015 8:45 AM CST
I want to cross one of my Pachypodium brevicaule with one of my Pachypodium densiflorum and/or Pachypodium brevicalyx. I seen pictures of the hybrid and it looks beautiful.

But it will be I don't know how many years before I can attempt the cross.
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Name: Tiffany purpleinopp
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purpleinopp
Jan 16, 2015 8:37 AM CST
Have you checked out the list facility here? You can add all of the plants you have to a personal list, include notes, and even make sub-lists, like "plants to propagate," "available for trade," and a wish list of plants you don't yet have. It's completely awesome! There's a blue button on the left when you are looking at a plant entry in the DB. Click it to add a plant to "your list."
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The less I interfere, the more balance mother nature provides.
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Stush2019
Jan 16, 2015 2:39 PM CST
Thanks Tiffany, I saw yours and was impressed. Was going to do mine buy just couldn't get started.
Stush
Name: Tiffany purpleinopp
Opp, AL ๐ŸŒต๐ŸŒทโš˜๐ŸŒน๐ŸŒป (Zone 8b)
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purpleinopp
Jan 16, 2015 3:07 PM CST
TY, Stush. ;) I didn't do it all at once, at first, either. But eventually got bored enough last winter to look up every name on my Excel spreadsheet. Once I had my existing plants on there, I add new ones as soon as I get home from getting them. Helps me learn their names too. I no longer worry about losing my list & notes if my computer crashes.

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The less I interfere, the more balance mother nature provides.
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Name: 'CareBear'

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Stush2019
Jan 17, 2015 11:56 AM CST
Tiffany, That sounds so much like me. All goes on my spreadsheets including wish list and have list. Another sheet just for purcheses. I try to keep a orderly account of each plant as Name, How much, Where, notes including if died and how. I have a spreadsheet for every group of plants. Now, to put it all together. The bad thing is seeing how much I spent and how many lived and died. Most from mail order plant books for outside plants. Most came 1/2 dead. Lost their will to live or something. Watched them die and could not do nothing about it. Stush
Name: Kate
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karmatree
Jan 18, 2015 6:01 AM CST
Oh man, I better not keep a list that tells me ANYTHING about purchasing info or amount of $$$ spent!!!! I'm getting ready to go pick up two very large Uncarina decaryi trees, (in a UHAUL trailer if that tells you anything about size) that cost stupid amounts of money.....but....I do keep a list of justifications that explain all the reasons why I'm allowed to buy them. Big Grin
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Name: Hetty
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Dutchlady1
Jan 18, 2015 6:17 AM CST
Wow!! We want pictures!!
Name: Ursula
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Ursula
Oct 30, 2017 8:38 AM CST
@Baja_Costero, I have a question. You mention in your comment regarding the Pachypodium windsorii/ Pachypodium baronii var. windsorii that this is the only Pachypodium species with red flowers. I have a โ€œregularโ€ Pachypodium baronii, which is somewhat different in growth habit and, I need to see the blooms now next to each other to discern differences, which I would think there are some?
Unfortunately I didn't snap any pictures of my good size baronii this Summer, it was blooming all Summer on the deck and it is now dropping leaves and going dormant. Here is a not so hot picture of that plant right now, hopefully good enough to see.
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(And the now dormant, much smaller windsorii. )
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Name: Karen
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plantmanager
Oct 30, 2017 9:18 AM CST
Impressive plants, Ursula!
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Name: Ursula
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Ursula
Oct 30, 2017 9:28 AM CST
Karen, way too many!! Smiling
Actually maybe I should be a little clearer, if baronii is a different species, then we would have two Pachypodium species with red flowers. But then maybe we are splitting hair here? Whistling
Name: Baja
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Baja_Costero
Oct 30, 2017 9:35 AM CST

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Very impressive plants, and even more so given you are getting them to flower indoors. Thumbs up It is not trivial to keep those Pachypodiums going in cultivation. The fact they're doing so well is a tribute to excellent care.

You are right about the red flowers appearing on two species. Thank you for pointing that out and I will make the change. Smiling My comments on P. windsorii were based on when it used to be a variety of P. baronii, which it was for a while, and not a separate species. That is new to me and something I need to get used to. Thank You!
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Name: Ursula
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Ursula
Oct 30, 2017 11:44 AM CST
Thanks Baja! Smiling
But, I canโ€™t take full credit for growing them indoors, all my plants spend the Summer outside here in NJ. Our deck is fully โ€œloadedโ€ with all sorts of C&S, with emphasis on Caudiciforms and Epiphyllums, Stapeliads etc. By September they always go back inside in front of bright windows. I am doing this for many years, I just realized that my Pachypodium densiflorum is going on for ca 35 years. Smiling Crazy!!
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plantmanager
Oct 30, 2017 11:50 AM CST
That's amazing that you've had the Pachypodium densiflorum for that long! I've killed all of mine over the years. Most of them died when I didn't get them indoors early enough in the winter. They froze. Sad
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Ursula
Oct 30, 2017 12:05 PM CST
Karen, for me it is a matter of observing dormancy when they have to go inside. They are dropping leaves, so I slow down watering. Some start growing during the Winter, I water them generously. And I find that repotting Pachypodiums in the Spring can be deadly if one doesnโ€™t use a super fast draining medium with very little soil. Years ago I killed a really large Pachy laelii that way, when we had a very wet Summer. Better at that point to be potbound and repot inside in the Fall.
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Baja_Costero
Oct 30, 2017 12:46 PM CST

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Your observation about repotting in the spring is similar to what I have experienced here in the fall... we have different rainfall patterns, which helps explain why we might treat them differently.

I prefer potting the Pachypodiums in spring or summer and avoid repotting in the fall, in large part because winter is when we get most of our rain, and I don't see the point of making that any riskier than necessary. Most of my Pachypodiums live out in the rain or get moved under cover (still outside) when the rain comes at a particularly bad time. None of them come indoors for the winter because we don't get below 45ยฐF and it always warms up into the 60s or higher during the day.

On the flip side, we get zero rain in summer (yes, not ideal for most Pachypodiums Smiling ) so the spring/summer repot is way safer for me that way. I get to control all the water the plant will receive for months, for better or worse.

It would be great to see some more Pachypodium flowers, Ursula. Smiling Here the saundersiis are all decked out in white, and I'm hoping a moth stops by. Crossing Fingers!

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