We hold a competitive table show at each of our monthly meetings. First (4 points), second (3 points) and third (2 points) prize cards will be awarded at each meeting, and the member gaining the most points at the end of the year will receive the June Mabbs Trophy.
There are three classes each month. Maximum entries are three, per person, per class.
A cactus (groups as listed below) in a pot not exceeding 3.5" (9cm) in diameter.
Any other succulent (groups as listed below) in a pot not exceeding 3.5" (9cm) in diameter.
Any cactus or succulent in flower (no pot limit).
round – inside the rim,
square – inside the rim across the flats)
Groups for classes 1 and 2 are as follows:
Cactus – Parodia Group
Succulent – Pelargonium Group
Cactus – Eriosyce Group
Succulent – Aloe Group
Cactus – Gymnocalycium Group
Succulent – Haworthia Group
Cactus – Rebutia Group
Succulent – Euphorbia Group
Cactus – Mammillaria Group
Succulent – Stapelia Group
Cactus – Coryphantha Group
Succulent – Crassulaceae Group
Cactus – Astrophytum Group
Succulent – Conophytum Subgroup
Cactus – Ariocarpus Group
Succulent – Lithops Subgroup
Cactus – Matucana Group
Succulent – Gasteria Group
St Colman's Church Hall
St Colman's Avenue
3rd Saturday of the month (unless indicated otherwise)
7.00pm for 7.30pm start
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For information on other branches in Hampshire
and the Isle of Wight go to
BCSS Zone 11.