Adeniums forum: Off to my Favorite Cactus & Succulent Nursery today

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Name: Rick
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RCanada
Aug 15, 2015 7:17 AM CST
This is a Nursery about an hour away and I love going there. Can be hard not to walk away without something or a lot.

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Will see if I can take photo's to share.
Rick
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Name: Hetty
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Dutchlady1
Aug 15, 2015 8:53 AM CST
Green Grin! (signifying green with envy)
Name: Rick
Vancouver Island, Canada (Zone 8a)
Seed Starter Peonies Plumerias Dog Lover Hibiscus Region: Canadian
Tropicals Keeps Horses Cactus and Succulents Adeniums
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RCanada
Aug 15, 2015 7:19 PM CST
Well after spending a few hours at the nursery and still not feeling that I had seen everything. I came home with.
No Adeniums. Most that he has are ones I have traded with him for other Genus of plants.

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Dioscorea elephantipes


Pachypodium 'decaryi'


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2 Hardy Cacti

So much fun. Like a kid in a candy store. Can't wait to go back.
Rick

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2 Hardy Cacti

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3 Different Agaves
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Name: KadieD
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Rainbow
Aug 16, 2015 9:55 AM CST
RCanada said:Well after spending a few hours at the nursery and still not feeling that I had seen everything. I came home with.
No Adeniums. Most that he has are ones I have traded with him for other Genus of plants.

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Dioscorea elephantipes


Rick, this plant looks like a yam that could be edible, so looked it up...yes, it is a yam and after processing to remove toxins it is edible. Of course I wouldn't eat it...the tuber looks way cool! Green Grin!
Name: Rick
Vancouver Island, Canada (Zone 8a)
Seed Starter Peonies Plumerias Dog Lover Hibiscus Region: Canadian
Tropicals Keeps Horses Cactus and Succulents Adeniums
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RCanada
Aug 16, 2015 10:53 AM CST
Yah, I do not think I would eat it. Interesting though. Mine is quite small, but he had some large specimen and they where so unique. He trades me and I do not really need anymore plants. Next spring he is bringing in a bunch of pots. Going to trade for those instead.
Rick
"Many times a day I realize how much my own outer and inner life is built upon the labors of my fellow men, both living and dead, and how earnestly I must exert myself in order to give in return as much as I received"
Name: KadieD
Oceania, Mariana Islands (Zone 11b)
Wet Tropical AHS Zone 12
Adeniums Tropicals Morning Glories Container Gardener Seed Starter Garden Ideas: Level 1
Dog Lover Cat Lover Bee Lover Vegetable Grower Butterflies Permaculture
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Rainbow
Aug 16, 2015 11:44 AM CST
Hey, terrific idea! I don't need anymore plants either so I will see if this one small nursery would trade pots for my adeniums. Thanks, Rick!

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