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Newsletter on cacti and succulents
December 2016

Essex Succulent Review

The Essex Succulent Review is available quarterly at the beginning of March, June, September and December.

The emphasis is on non-technical articles on all aspects of cacti and succulents. Written by growers, for other growers, the Essex Succulent Review is an informative and enjoyable read.

Current Issue

Issue 11 December 2016

This issue includes:

Gardening with succulents
Part 6 Smaller cacti

Highlights of Baja California

Winter wonders
Three small mammillarias

The flowering of Aloe erinacea

Cacti cards

Echinocereus reichenbachii subsp. baileyi
Photo: Paul Spracklin


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Back issues

The Essex Succulent Review online commenced in June 2014. All the back issues are archived on this site.

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The Essex Succulent Review was previously published in hard copy for 50 years. As well as a range of informative articles it also includes information on activities in Zone 15 of the BCSS.

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The British Cactus and Succulent Society is for anyone interested in cacti and succulents.

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