Tag Archives: Opuntia

Foliage Followup – April 2011

It’s still early spring here in Ontario so there’s lots of new things sprouting all the time, the reliable favourites and new plants you’re happy to see come back. All of the plants in this post were just newly planted … Continue reading

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Foliage Followup, February 2011

My first Foliage Followup a year after my first Bloom Day. We’ve been having some warmer temperatures (I was outside shooting these in flip-flops and a T-shirt – jumping the gun a little bit but I lived) and I can … Continue reading

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Picture Archives: Europe 2008 Part 2: The Netherlands, Switzerland & Italy.

Young Ginkgo biloba trees line a street in Wassenaar. Hortus Botanicus, Amsterdam. I think I’d have appreciated this more now. Regardless, it was closed when I was there. Not such a huge deal at the time but in hind site … Continue reading

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New cactus – Opuntia sp.

Opuntia sp. It looks like the supplier we get our hardy cactus from grows them from seed or something. We got two flats in sometime over the last two days and there was some big variation between the plants! A … Continue reading

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Opuntia macrorhiza glochids & Rooted cutting

When I posted pictures of my Opuntia macrorhiza flowers the question of glochids came up (as always when Opuntia are being discussed). Opuntia macrorhiza, closeup. The answer is yes. It has a lot of glochids. While I was cleaning up … Continue reading

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Opuntia macrorhiza

This is my favourite cactus ever (of the two that I grow). It grows without protection in Toronto no problem. My drainage isn’t even that good where I have it and it doesn’t seem to care. Opuntia macrorhiza Opuntia macrorhiza … Continue reading

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