cacti and succulent show at the bots sat 9th june

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National Botanic Gardens

Cactus and Succulent Show 2018

Saturday 9th June



Judging will be under the British Cactus and Succulent Society’s (B.C.S.S.) rules and recommendations as laid down in their ‘Handbook of Shows’ 9th edition.
The classification of plants shall, for the purposes of the show, be that given in the B.C.S.S. ‘Handbook of Shows’ 10th edition.
Clear notes on what plants are and are not admissible in these classes are given in the B.C.S.S. ‘Handbook of Shows’ 10th edition.
Where a class calls for more than one plant, it is intended that these should be of different species.
Plants must be in possession of the exhibitor and grown by exhibitor for a minimum of 6 months before the show.

Entrants can be awarded a maximum of one prize in each class.

The Dr. Stephen Ryan Cup will be presented for the first time.





Class 1 Astrophytum. One plant. Pot size up to and including 4 ins. (102mm)
Class 2 Astrophytum. One plant. Pot size unrestricted.
Class 3 Cereus group. One plant. Pot size up to and including 5 ins. (127mm)
Class 4 Cereus group. One plant. Pot size unrestricted.
Class 5 Copiapoa group. One plant. Pot size up to and including 4 ins. (102mm)
Class 6 Copiapoa group. One plant. Pot size unrestricted.
Class 7 Echinocactus group. One plant. Pot size unrestricted.
Class 8 Echinocereus group. One plant. Pot size up to and including 6 ins. (152mm)
Class 9 Echinopsis group. One plant. Pot size up to and including 5 ins. (127mm)
Class 10 Ferocactus group. One plant. Pot size unrestricted.
Class 11 Gymnocalycium. One plant. Pot size up to and including 4 ins.(102mm)
Class 12 Gymnocalycium. Pot size unrestricted.
Class 13 Lophophora. One plant. Pot size up to and including 4ins. (102mm)
Class 14 Lophophora. One plant. Pot size unrestricted.
Class 15 Mammillaria group. One plant. Pot size up to and including 4 ins. (102mm)
Class 16 Mammillaria group. One plant. Pot size unrestricted.
Class 17 Mammillaria group. Three plants. Pot size up to and including 6 ins. (152mm)
Class 18 Neoporteria group. One plant. Pot size up to and including 4 ins. (102mm)
Class 19 Neoporteria group. Pot size unrestricted.
Class 20 Opuntia group. One plant. Pot size up to and including 4 ins. (102mm)
Class 21 One Cactus. Pot size up to and including 8 ins. (203mm)
Class 22 One Cactus. Pot size unrestricted.
Class 23 Parodia group. One plant. Pot size up to and including 5 ins. (127mm)
Class 24 Rebutia group. Two plants. Pot size up to and including 4 ins.(102mm)
Class 25 Rebutia group. One plant. Pot size unrestricted.
Class 26 Stenocactus group. One plant. Pot size up to and including 5 ins. (127mm)
Class 27 Thelocactus. One plant. Pot size up to and including 6 ins. (152mm)
Class 28 Strombocactus group. One plant. Pot size up to and including 4 ins. (102mm)
Class 29 Six Cacti. All different genera. Pot size up to and including 4 ins. (102mm)
Class 30 Twelve Cacti. Pot size up to and including 4 ½ ins. (102mm)
Class 31 Agave group. One plant. Pot size unrestricted.
Class 32 Aloe group. One plant. Pot size unrestricted.
Class 33 Crassula group. One plant. Pot size up to and including 5 ins. (127mm)
Class 34 Euphorbia group. One plant. Pot size up to and including 5 ins. (127mm)
Class 35 Euphorbia group. One plant. Pot size unrestricted.
Class 36 Gasteria group. One plant. Pot size up to and including 4 ins. (102mm)
Class 37 Haworthia group. One plant. Pot size up to and including 5 ins. (127mm)
Class 38 One succulent plant (Cactus excluded) Pot size up to and including 8 ins (203mm)
Class 39 Mesembryanthemum group. 3 plants. Pot size up to and including 5 ins. (127mm)
Class 40 Six succulents (Cacti excluded). Pot size up to and including 4 ins (102mm)
Class 41 Bowl garden, Planted with Cacti and/or succulents in a bowl or container.
Class 42 Any caudex plant. Pot size unrestricted.
Class 43 Any succulent plant (other than Cacti). Pot size unrestricted.

Plants must be mounted by 11am when judging will commence.

hopefully another fine day for a stroll around the gardens and bring your camera.
 
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stuss

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Can i ask a question
I have a bonzai plant. It's 10 years old but it needs repotting, due to its size ..
Can or would it die off
It's sentiment not expensive

Any help appreciated .
 

stuss

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It looks healthy but unkempt.
The trunk is really thick . I was concerned the roots would crack the pot and kill it off

Cheers.
 

stuss

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Thank you . I just want the plant to survive. Plant needs a trim and a tidy up. So if repotted. Do i use the old soil and simply top up with compost..
 

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