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by pvdw
Sat Feb 24, 2018 6:53 am
Forum: General Lithops Discussion
Topic: Who is growing Hammerruby
Replies: 6
Views: 105

Re: Who is growing Hammerruby

I managed to obtain a seed capsule from a colector here in SA. He has pots and pots of HR plants. I have sown about 1/3 of the seed on Tuesday. Lest hold thumbs for good germination.
by pvdw
Fri Feb 23, 2018 3:27 am
Forum: Growing Lithops
Topic: Sowing success
Replies: 3
Views: 22

Re: Sowing success

Here you can see the gravel I use as well as the shade netting to protect them. The containers I use is cat sand boxes. Each one has a hole in it pluged with a cork. I let the pots stand in about 1cm of water for the first 3 days and then I drain the water. From there on I mist from the top mostly b...
by pvdw
Fri Feb 23, 2018 3:22 am
Forum: Growing Lithops
Topic: Sowing success
Replies: 3
Views: 22

Sowing success

Hi all. Our autumn is getting closer and now is the time for us to get our Lithops seeds in the pots. I planted some in spring and most of them are doing well. Our summers are just to hot for them te realy grow well. One mistake and all seedlings in a pot will turn white and die of overheating. :cry...
by pvdw
Thu Feb 22, 2018 10:49 pm
Forum: Lithops ID
Topic: Lithops werneri or gracilidelineata??
Replies: 4
Views: 29

Re: Lithops werneri or gracilidelineata??

Limania wrote:I would plead for gracilidelineata ;)
Werner has a more grey coloured top and the lines are stronger networked.


I agree
by pvdw
Tue Feb 20, 2018 12:54 am
Forum: Growing Lithops
Topic: Seedlings, to fertilize or not to fertilize ?
Replies: 5
Views: 45

Re: Seedlings, to fertilize or not to fertilize ?

I have never tried fertilizer so I can not help you there. What I do know is that you need to put more gravel in the pot when sowing. This will help your seedlings to stay upright and not fall over.
by pvdw
Thu Feb 08, 2018 4:09 pm
Forum: Growing Lithops
Topic: Winter is not what it used to be!
Replies: 5
Views: 85

Re: Winter is not what it used to be!

:D :D Looking at your "not so cold" temps I get frostbite just thinking of it :shock:

Are all those pots Lithops or are there other plants as well?
by pvdw
Thu Feb 08, 2018 4:07 pm
Forum: General Lithops Discussion
Topic: Tall Lithrop
Replies: 11
Views: 84

Re: Tall Lithrop

Hello Jaime, I think, it was to early to water them. The only thing you could do is to place them cold, that might reduce growing. Lithops get long, if they get water, heat and little light. Start watering in maybe 3-4 month. Best wishes Jürgen I agree. that pot can do without water for some time. ...
by pvdw
Wed Jan 31, 2018 4:27 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hi from South Korea, Republic of,
Replies: 12
Views: 144

Re: Hi from South Korea, Republic of,

Welcome, and enjoy the forum.

Love your first picks.

Peet
by pvdw
Tue Jan 30, 2018 7:22 pm
Forum: General Lithops Discussion
Topic: Who is growing Hammerruby
Replies: 6
Views: 105

Re: Who is growing Rubyhammer

That's a chinese name. The correct name is L. meyeri cv 'Hammeruby'. There are two of them: L. meyeri cv 'Hammeruby' SB1125A and L. meyeri cv 'Hammeruby' C272A I have 5-6 seedlings SB1125A and only one C272A. Brom thanks for the info. This is why I like to ask Q's here. I will read more on this info.
by pvdw
Tue Jan 30, 2018 4:33 pm
Forum: General Lithops Discussion
Topic: Who is growing Hammerruby
Replies: 6
Views: 105

Who is growing Hammerruby

Just want to know who on this forum is growing Rubyhammer??

Would like some picks if you have??

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