Cactus Culture for Amateurs eBook

William Watson (poet)
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Cool-house or frame.

Temperature:  Summer, that of the open air. 
Temperature:  Winter—­day, 50 deg. to 60 deg.; night, 40 deg. to 45 deg.

Cereus Berlandieri.
    " Blankii.
    " caespitosus.
    " cirrhiferus.
    " ctenoides.
    " enneacanthus.
    " flagelliformis.
    " Leeanus.
    " leptacanthus.
    " multiplex.
    " paucispinus.
    " pentalophus.
    " polyacanthus.
    " procumbens.
    " reductus. 
Cereus speciosissimus
Echinocactus brevihamatus
    " centeterius.
    " cinnabarinus.
    " Cummingii.
    " echidne.
    " Emoryi.
    " gibbosus.
    " hexaedrophorus.
    " Leeanus.
    " Mackieanus.
    " mamillarioides.
    " rhodophthalmus.
    " texensis.
    " uncinatus. 
Echinocactus viridescens. 
Echinopsis, all the kinds. 
Mamillaria atrata.
    " chlorantha.
    " dasyacantha.
    " elegans.
    " elephantidens.
    " elongata.
    " fissurata.
    " floribunda.
    " gracilis.
    " longimamma.
    " macromeris.
    " macrothele.
    " multiceps.
    " phellosperma.
    " Schelhasii.
    " Schiedeana. 
Mamillaria semperviva.
    " stella-aurata.
    " tuberculosa.
    " uncinata.
    " viridis.
    " Wildiana.
    " Zucchariniana. 
Opuntia arborescens.
    " aurantiaca.
    " corrugata.
    " cylindrica.
    " Davisii.
    " Engelmanni.
    " Ficus-indica.
    " hystricina.
    " macrorhiza
    " occidentalis.

WARM-HOUSE OR STOVE.

It is possible that some of those included in this division will eventually prove hardier than is at present supposed.  Many of the species now classed as cool-house plants, and even some of those which are hardy, were formerly grown in the stove.

Temperature:  Summer-day, 70 deg. to 90 deg.; night, 65 deg. to 75 deg. 
Temperature:  Winter-day, 60 deg. to 70 deg.; night, 55 deg. to 60 deg.

Cereus caerulescens.
    " extensus.
    " fulgidus.
    " giganteus.
    " grandiflorus.
    " Lemairii.
    " Macdonaldiae.
    " Mallisoni.
    " Napoleonis.
    " nycticalus.
    " peruvianus.
    " pleiogonus.
    " repandus.
    " serpentinus.
    " Royeni.
    " triangularis.
    " variabilis. 
Echinocactus concinnus.
    " coptonogonus. 
Echinocactus cornigerus.
    " corynodes.
    " cylindraceus.
    " Haynii.
    " horizonthalonis.
    " Le Contei.
    " longihamatus.

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