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#721 Heirloom

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Posted 12 January 2018 - 05:52 PM

I thought it was a graft I got no knowledge of grafting. The reason I thought bridgesii is the long spines but I really don't know much. Maybe Skywatcher or Neptune can ID it and tell us about this color difference what ever it means.


After reading Keeper Trouts books/PDF's on cactus I am more confused than ever.

A cactus with similar color near bottom

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Posted 12 January 2018 - 07:45 PM

I'm not an expert but i would also call this a Echinopsis lageniformis- Bolivian torch Bridgesii.

It doesn't appear to be grafted.


I have had a few seedlings do this color change... although mine have all been the whole cactus going a bluish green not just the tip.





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Posted 12 January 2018 - 08:22 PM

Drastic color change on the same column is common, usually having to do with how much sun or shade it got during the previous growing seasons.

 

I'm doubtful about a graft as well.


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Posted 13 January 2018 - 04:39 AM

I have no idea how much sun exposure it got or the exact conditions it was growing as I only bought it from a flower shop yesterday, but I believe it got plenty of light cos the weather is ideal here (southern Greece) Believe it was put indoors at night when the shop closed. I don't know if that has anything to do with the color difference.

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