Peter Taggart
Mon, 08 Apr 2013 14:53:35 PDT
Is this the plant which all the fuss is about?…
It seems to be legal in Canada according to this page
and again, listed for sale here in the UK.
There is more to the plant world than the USA. An extended discussion, with
offensive sarcasm, on whether or not the plant  is available there, seems
to me to be unreasonably far off topic.
 There are many on this list who could cite resumes as impressive as Jade
boy does, I am tired of reading it!
Peter (UK)

On Mon, Apr 8, 2013 at 8:59 AM, <> wrote:

> David- I have had 45+ years with cactus and no commercial grower is going
> to risk losing his business growing this. Alright you get me a plant or pi
> cture  and I will shut up but my family has been in the plant business
> since
> the 1800's  and I have handled more cactus than you. At one flower shower
> in
> Phoenix I had  to rent a Uhaul truck just to bring in part of what I had to
> display to the  public. I know hundreds of growers around the world from
> Australia, Greece,  Italy, Bulgaria, Thailand, Great Britain and on and
> on. I
> have taught Plant  Taxonomy to College Graduate Students. Why do you insist
> it must be Lophophora  growing in theses dish gardens. I have seen
> thousands
> of these planters and know  many of the people that put them together. I
> have been in more private  collection than you could ever imagine. I only
> know
> of one private grower with  this plant, that is in North America excluding
> Mexico. Oh I have also been  in most of the greenhouses in Vista, CA too,
> So
> what I am asking is show me some  proof. If you cannot afford a digital
> camera I will get you one. Russ H.
> In a message dated 4/6/2013 5:16:52 P.M. Pacific Daylight Time,

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