Plant ID forum: what plant is this

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ducksass
Aug 19, 2016 10:58 PM CST
They've been sitting outside my house wasting away for years, thought I should look after them because my mother won't.



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Hamwild
Aug 19, 2016 11:02 PM CST
Definitely a species of Gasteria, but I'm unsure as to which one.
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jmorth
Aug 19, 2016 11:35 PM CST
Welcome to the site ducksass and Hamwild! You guys got some monikers for sure.
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Georgia (Zone 8a)
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Hamwild
Aug 20, 2016 6:49 AM CST
jmorth said:Welcome to the site ducksass and Hamwild! You guys got some monikers for sure.


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plantladylin
Aug 20, 2016 7:30 AM CST
I agree, it looks like Gasteria but I don't know which one. We have a few in the database with photos and information: http://garden.org/plants/search/text.php?q=Gasteria&button=
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pippilotti
Aug 20, 2016 8:41 PM CST
Hi ducksass and welcome!
Gasteria excelsia , croucheri and minima are so similar your photo. You may need to have your plant in the presence of the others to distinguish the difference. Fortunately, the culture of all is identical so advice on their care will be the same.
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ducksass
Aug 21, 2016 7:23 PM CST
Thank you everyone, I appreciate the help with this. Hopefully now I can get them back to a healthier state.

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