Lophophora problem

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Arimane
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Lophophora problem -

Post by Arimane » Sun Jan 23, 2011 2:19 pm

Hi there,
a friend of mine has got a problem with a lophophora of his and, since he doesn't usually use forums, and isn't really familiar with them, asked me to post some photos and crave for help =D

what happened is some brown spots on the surface, and the plant got a bit more soft. He had for gift from a friend, since 3 weeks, never gave water here is cold and rainy now), and he keeps her inside

here some photos


any help will be gratly appreciated =)


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Khnum93
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Re: Lophophora problem -

Post by Khnum93 » Mon Jan 24, 2011 1:50 am

I'm new to cactus and I think lophophoras might be more sensitive than others. I just killed my only two growing l.diffusa and l.fricii. The diffusa was as big as my thumb to the 2nd bone. there went about 15 bucks out the window. They developed soft spots then rotten away. I think I shouldn't have watered them. they were kept in the house. My ariocarpus are tough as nails...When a cactus develops a fungus like I assume what happen to my mine, thanks to watering, the infected part is to be cut off. Alas too late.

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