Cactus and Tender Succulents forum: just repotting some little ones

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Name: tarev
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tarev
Feb 5, 2013 5:10 PM CST
Found some little succulent cuttings in my garden either starting to form little roots or new babies..

Just using an oyster shell I saved from New Year and repurposing this green pencil holder, putting it inside a used plastic solo cup with a hole below for drainage, it will also catch some loose soil from the main container.

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Will update later if the cuttings like it Smiling
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sheryl
Feb 5, 2013 9:38 PM CST
Cool! I would only be concerned about salts if it were a salt-water oyster shell, but otherwise I think it's a great little planter!
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Name: Bev
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webesemps
Feb 5, 2013 10:22 PM CST
So interesting...and then you put it into the green thing and then into the see-thru thing and ....it looks even more interesting! I like it...thanks for sharing. Thumbs up
Name: Greg Colucci
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gg5
Feb 5, 2013 11:20 PM CST
Really nice!! Lovey dubby it looks like its from your "hobbit"??
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SongofJoy
Feb 6, 2013 4:53 AM CST
I agree She has lots of cool plant hobbits.
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Name: tarev
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tarev
Feb 6, 2013 11:57 AM CST
it's a hobbit's world Lovey dubby Rolling on the floor laughing
Name: Greg Colucci
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Feb 6, 2013 4:27 PM CST
Rolling on the floor laughing
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Stush2019
Feb 7, 2013 12:09 PM CST
Hurray! Cool.
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Name: Jelinda AKA jojoe Ivey
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jojoe
Feb 11, 2013 7:09 PM CST
Cool Tarev,You come up with the coolest idea's!! You definitely are an example of making gardening fun! Hurray!

I was on here to ask what to do now but i'm not going to hi-jack your thread but please look at mine.I really listen to your advice as well as the other regulars,if it wasn't for yall i may not be asking what to do next. I've gotten this far with my propagation,I need some more advice.
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Eviesmummy
Feb 12, 2013 5:05 AM CST
Looks great!
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Name: tarev
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tarev
Apr 8, 2013 9:24 PM CST
Just another leaf cutting, this time from my jade plant.

I started this last 24Jan2013 -indoors: just laying it on top of the soil mix; had the leaf end callus first, last photo shows the callus much better:
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Then I brought it outdoors in late Feb, it made its new growth faster once getting direct sun, and nice to see it turn reddish as well:
These photos taken on 27Mar2013
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I saw that on this planter area, there was another leaf that has fallen earlier on and it is also making its new growth, it fell on the shady side of the planter:
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And more recent photos taken on 03Apr2013: pretty much same status, but the reddish hue is gradually diminishing now as warmer weather has already started to return this Spring.

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It is so cute to watch them grow from leaves Big Grin
Name: Greg Colucci
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gg5
Apr 8, 2013 10:16 PM CST
That is cute!! They're growing so fast!! Hurray!
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Name: tarev
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tarev
Apr 9, 2013 9:09 AM CST
And just another update of my other little project:

Photo taken yesterday 08Apr2013:
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Little ones plumping up good, just some slow growing Smiling
So far it it has been growing by my west facing window by the sink, but the plants facing indoors, I think I can let it face towards the window now, so it can get a little more direct light. Will update again later on as it goes.
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Name: Greg Colucci
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gg5
Apr 9, 2013 9:39 AM CST
Hooray!
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Name: tarev
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tarev
Apr 9, 2013 9:44 AM CST
Thanks Greg Big Grin
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Apr 9, 2013 9:50 AM CST
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Name: Jelinda AKA jojoe Ivey
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jojoe
Apr 9, 2013 9:28 PM CST
Tarev, nice new avatar!!!! What is that mix made of you have the jades in? Do you mix it or buy it?

Can't wait to see how they look by the end of the summer. Hurray!
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Name: tarev
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tarev
Apr 9, 2013 9:59 PM CST
Hi Jelinda! Thanks Big Grin

The mix for that jade succulent in the smaller container is akadama, kanuma and some lava rock. I buy them in little baggies from a Japanese garden shop in San Francisco and then I mix them up. The jade cutting in the bigger planter area is just using cactus soil with some perlite.
Name: Greg Colucci
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gg5
Apr 9, 2013 10:12 PM CST
Jojoe - don't feel bad if you've never heard of either of those! I just busted out laughing imagining you reading that! Tarev, I wonder if either of those words are japanese for "chicken grit" Hilarious! (kidding!) nodding
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Name: tarev
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tarev
Apr 9, 2013 10:42 PM CST
You are so funny Greg Big Grin That japanese garden shop actually specializes in bonsai, and they use those for their bonsai. I looked at the texture of the soil and figured it will be good for the succulents. I like it most that when watered the soil gets darker or the other gets yellow colored, so once they turn brown and the other white, I can visually tell the soil has gone dry. Smiling

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