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Name: Lynn
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valleylynn
Sep 6, 2011 10:29 AM CST
I grew this from a packet of tender succulent seed. Can anyone identify it? : )
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Name: Lin
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plantladylin
Sep 6, 2011 10:49 AM CST
I am so not knowledgeable about Succulents but it reminds me of (I think) a Crassula I've seen before.

edited to add: I was thinking of Crassula tetragona but I just looked up photo's and I don't think that's it.
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Name: Suzanne/Sue
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Calif_Sue
Sep 6, 2011 11:11 AM CST

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Could be a Delosperma AKA Ice Plant
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plantladylin
Sep 6, 2011 11:29 AM CST
Aha! Sue, you are good ... I bet that's it! http://www.google.com/search?q=delosperma&hl=en&biw=1421&bih...
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Name: Lynn
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valleylynn
Sep 6, 2011 11:55 AM CST
It is way to large to be a Delosperma Sue. I will take a new photo with something for reference on size.
Here is a photo from today, it's in a 5" pot.
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Calif_Sue
Sep 6, 2011 11:55 AM CST

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This one really looks like it, but the blooms should be more telling.
http://www.desert-tropicals.com/Plants/Aizoaceae/Delosperma_...
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Calif_Sue
Sep 6, 2011 11:56 AM CST

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Hmmm, Ok, back to square one.
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valleylynn
Sep 6, 2011 11:59 AM CST
The leaves are very fragile and it is growing pretty fast. I think I planted the seed in June of this year.
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dave
Sep 6, 2011 12:14 PM CST

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It reminds me a bit of a bulbine...
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Calif_Sue
Sep 6, 2011 12:45 PM CST

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Bulbine seems to grow more in a cluster, straight up, at least the common ones Bulbine frutescens I see in nurseries.
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valleylynn
Sep 6, 2011 1:32 PM CST
Hurray! I believe that is what it is. Great photo of a mature plant Sue. Wow, I can't wait to for this one to flower. That should ID it for sure.
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Calif_Sue
Sep 6, 2011 2:02 PM CST

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I don't think it's bulbine, your leaves are more flattish, not as rounded and with a slight crease in the center. Wait and see how it progresses and as you said, how it flowers and that will help with an ID. Keep posting picture here. Big Grin
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valleylynn
Sep 6, 2011 3:00 PM CST
You may be right Sue. : (
Name: Carole
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SongofJoy
Sep 11, 2011 5:38 AM CST
A Gasteria or Gasteria hybrid? I can't make out the markings.
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valleylynn
Sep 11, 2011 8:59 AM CST
Tee I looked up Gasteria and don't think that is what it is. It has no markings of any kind and the growth pattern and texture are not the same.
But I do think you may have found the name to my other plant. The thread "Succulent seedling" in Plant ID forum
Name: Carole
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SongofJoy
Sep 11, 2011 12:40 PM CST
Gasterias can look different when they are young. Could be a hybrid like a Gasteraloe or ?

Um ... here's a little list. Hilarious!

http://www.desert-tropicals.com/Plants/Asphodelaceae/Gasteri...
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Name: Lynn
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valleylynn
Sep 11, 2011 7:30 PM CST
Wow, look at the bloom on this one. I would for sure know once it blooms if it's a gasteria. http://www.desert-tropicals.com/Plants/Asphodelaceae/Gasteri...
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SongofJoy
Sep 12, 2011 3:46 AM CST
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Name: Lynn
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valleylynn
Sep 12, 2011 11:17 AM CST
Wonder how long it will take for this little seedling to do something that would help us ID it?
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SongofJoy
Sep 12, 2011 11:49 AM CST
Probably awhile. But the Gasteraloes bloom twice a year ... so if it's one of those hybrids, it could be sooner rather than later.
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