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Cactus Blooming

Postby Muffy » Jul 09, 2009 8:26 am

My cactus is blooming again this year. Weird how it goes thru hard Illinois winters & stays alive. It's planted in a cement planter too.
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Re: Cactus Blooming

Postby kHT » Jul 09, 2009 9:22 am

We have had prickly pear cactus here for 22+ years in the damp of the PNW and they have adapted
well. Last fall I dug some up before the wrist was broken and they layed on the metal potting table
all winter, which was the coldest with recorded snow fall for us and ya know these are still alive and
doing well without soil. I almost have the area cleared out so they can go back into the area they
were slated for.
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Re: Cactus Blooming

Postby beautifulgardens » May 04, 2010 11:49 am

That's a nice looking cactus! I really like cactus plants because they are super low maintenance.
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Re: Cactus Blooming

Postby LucyGoose » Jun 15, 2010 8:50 pm

I have that one, too....got them last year from my Uncle Bill.....who picked it himself for me with pliers....he is old and been battling cancer, and he insisted he do it himself.....I will always think of Uncle Bill when I see these *yellow rose of texas cactus*...think that is what he said...LOL

Thanks for sharing!!
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