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South Coast C&SS monthly meeting February 2020

February 9 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm PST

Sean Dean Gildenhuys

Cactus of the Month: Epiphytic cactus

Succulent of the Month: Haworthia, Astroloba

PRESENTER FOR FEBRUARY IS: Sean Dean Gildenhuys – “Haworthiopsis”.

Sean Dean Gildenhuys

Born in October 1983 (Pretoria) Sean grew up in the town Mbombela (previously Nelspruit), situated in the north-eastern part of the country. It is here in his childhood that Sean developed a keen interest in plants and nature as a whole. In 2002 he returned to Pretoria where he studied horticulture and got his degree.

Sean has been involved with the Succulent Society of South Africa and has been involved with Gariep Plants and Kambroo Plants nurseries for the past 14 years. He has a wide interest in plants ranging from succulents to tropical plants, but grows mainly succulent plants for the local and export market.

Botanically Sean is interested in members of the Aloaceae family and has given several presentations on the subject in South Africa, the United Kingdom and Germany. He has also published several articles these plants and other succulent plants topics.

reinwardtii Kafferdrift to Kapp, Kingsmead 5-2014 10
fasciata Bakenrivier, Walmer, PE 1-2013 14

Details

Date:
February 9
Time:
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Event Category:

Organizer

South Coast Cactus & Succulent Society
Phone:
310-346-6206
Website:
http://southcoastcss.org

Venue

South Coast Botanic Garden, Frances Young Hall
26300 Crenshaw Blvd.
Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA 90274 United States
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Phone:
310-544-1948
Website:
https://www.southcoastbotanicgarden.org/
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