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My Other Passion - cacti succulents

This is a discussion on My Other Passion - cacti succulents within the The Jungle forums, part of the Land Plants category; Before I became captivated by orchids, cacti and succulents were my fave. Because of moving ...

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    Bikerdoc5968 is offline Senior Member
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    Default My Other Passion - cacti succulents

    Before I became captivated by orchids, cacti and succulents were my fave. Because of moving so many times, it became hard to find housing for so many plants.... While they haven't replaced the chids on the bench, they are growing in numbers and here are two that are just beginning to open....

    This little guy is low growing and the tiny leaflets on the flower spikes drop off and root within a few days and in no time you have another ... lots of other plants ...and they do drop everywhere...can't tell you how many I've had to uproot from the chids...

    This plant, which is naturally varigated, grew two flower spikes. One is almost completely white while the other is more like the parent plant. I'm trying to root both...I know the white will be near impossible...we'll see

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    Those are amazing, Howard. You truly have a knack for growing and blooming some beautiful plants. Thanks!


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    Wonderful photos too.

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    These are lovely Howard, and yes, the photography is top notch!

    Good luck with the white form!

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    Nice collection and beautiful too....

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