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Winter care for Peyote and pereskiopsis


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#1 justsomegeezer

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Posted 30 November 2004 - 01:03 PM

Hi All,

I've got a couple of grafts on pereskiopsis stocks and also a few pereskiopsis that i haven't used for grafting yet. How do i look after them through the winter? I've withheld water like my other cactus and ungrafted lophos, but the leaves on the pereskiopsis are already starting to look really rough and the lophos grafted to pereskiopsis are going soft.

am i doing something wrong? should i be giving them some water or not? I'm keeping them at about 10 degree centegrade but they have minimal light.

#2 Guest_hippie3_*

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Posted 01 December 2004 - 08:57 AM

gee
i don't really know,
lemme check.

#3 Guest_sweetness_*

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Posted 01 December 2004 - 01:11 PM

<font color="0000ff">Just bring them inside and place them in a window unless you use a grow light indoors. They do fine indoors with enough light. I would continue to water as normal. Pere's need a lot of light.</font>

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Posted 01 December 2004 - 01:30 PM

<blockquote><hr size=0><!-quote-!><font size=1>quote:</font>

Pere's need a lot of light.<!-/quote-!><hr size=0></blockquote>

I think you meant a lot of water sweet Posted Image

they dont need a lot of light...Ive seen people growing a lot of pereskiopsis under small fluros...


but they do need a lot of water...

I water mine every 1-2days

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#5 Guest_demus_*

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Posted 02 December 2004 - 06:56 AM

They don't like freezing whether, they went the same way as my salvia, with all the laves going mushy. Im hoping the stems will survive the winter, if not, oh well, I'll just have to get some new ones. Might being them inside if its possible.

#6 Guest_sweetness_*

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Posted 02 December 2004 - 06:59 AM

I think you meant a lot of water sweet

<font color="0000ff">Thx</font>

#7 Guest_hippie3_*

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Posted 02 December 2004 - 08:48 AM

<blockquote><hr size=0><!-quote-!><font size=1>quote:</font>

place them in a window <!-/quote-!><hr size=0></blockquote>

can they handle the chill ?
my windows frost over....

#8 Guest_pbeester_*

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Posted 02 December 2004 - 04:40 PM

I'm sure Peyote can cause I saw hundreds of them in the windows at a place in Holland, and it get's cold there. Just don't want them getting frosty. I know trichos need a lot of light and you have to keep them in the dark, when there are low light conditions, and water very little because they'll get skinny in sections, if you don't.




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