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About Paul Doyle

Artist, retired ecologist, growing a variety of C & S including National Collection of Aylostera, Rebutia & Weingartia, including Sulcorebutia in the North-east of Britain.

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Mammillaria compressa De Candolle

October 2, 2023 11:54 am Published by Comments Off on Mammillaria compressa De Candolle

Like most plants from this genus that come from Mexico, Mammillaria compressa grows in shallow soils within the states and provinces... View Article

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Cultivation Notes on Pterocactus

September 21, 2023 9:40 am Published by Comments Off on Cultivation Notes on Pterocactus

About the genus The genus Pterocactus (subfamily Opuntioideae) originates from Argentina. The genus is named after the form of its seeds (ptero=winged )... View Article