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Oct 24, 2021 9:00 AM CST
gurgaon
My succulent is becoming blue/purple and looks weak/droopy. It am planting this indoor.
I am planting a succulent for the first time, how can I save it?
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Oct 24, 2021 12:01 PM CST
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Can you add photos?
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Oct 24, 2021 12:06 PM CST
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I am attaching the pictures but it isn't showing when I post it. Can you help me?
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Oct 24, 2021 1:23 PM CST
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Are you using the upload button below the post? Once you upload from your device, it shows as a code [ lightbox…etc, hit the preview to see if it's the correct photo before hitting the Finished button.
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Oct 24, 2021 1:25 PM CST
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Calif_Sue said:Are you using the upload button below the post? Once you upload from your device, it shows as a code [ lightbox…etc, hit the preview to see if it's the correct photo before hitting the Finished button.


I am, and it does show lightbox thing but then when I preview post, it does not show the picture there. Is there any size limit I should be aware of?
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Oct 24, 2021 1:41 PM CST
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The site automatically resizes anything too large so that shouldn't be an issue so not sure why it doesn't show in preview.
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Oct 24, 2021 1:43 PM CST

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I think you may have the wrong file format.
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Oct 24, 2021 1:49 PM CST
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Oct 25, 2021 9:56 AM CST
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Calif_Sue said:Yes, jpg is what you need

Thank you, can you refer to this link (please remove the space, I could not post the link directly. I was not able to upload the image on the post here):
https :// drive. google. com/file /d /1ZIbxs-V52VgrfenM3rLExOYXrKz38AbM /view? usp=sharing

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Oct 25, 2021 11:28 AM CST

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plantgirlwuestions said:
Thank you, can you refer to this link (please remove the space, I could not post the link directly. I was not able to upload the image on the post here):
https :// drive. google. com/file /d /1ZIbxs-V52VgrfenM3rLExOYXrKz38AbM /view? usp=sharing





It won't let me access it.
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Oct 25, 2021 11:44 AM CST
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Oct 25, 2021 12:11 PM CST
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What is it planted in?
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Oct 25, 2021 2:19 PM CST
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DaisyI said:What is it planted in?


I used the soil it came in when I bought it. I am very new to gardening, so I do not know names.
What soil should it be in?
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Oct 25, 2021 3:12 PM CST
Name: Daisy I
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It should be in cactus soil or potting soil with lots of added perlite, pumice, grit or ... . That looks like mud from someone's yard. Either way, I think its too late for your little plant. You might salvage a leaf.
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Oct 28, 2021 4:06 AM CST
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.. a leaf on good soil might make a tiny plant at its base.. at least my plant, which looks quite like this one, does sprout from fallen leaves.
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