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Jun 5, 2013 3:54 PM CST
Prickly pear cactus
variegated jade tree
Jun 5, 2013 4:27 PM CST
Jun 5, 2013 5:48 PM CST
|Wow, I've never seen an opuntia make such a sharp left and then a right turn...!|
Jun 5, 2013 5:54 PM CST
|Welcome to ATP xShainax Nice collection you have there!|
Jun 5, 2013 7:23 PM CST
|I have tons more, but they have been neglected over the winter. I have a huge kalanchoe which was propagated from one I had for 10 years that I humanely killed by freezing when it was dying from a severe scale insect infestation. The opuntia that I have pictured came from one I had for 5 years and it was 4 feet tall with 4" spines, and I gave it away after it nearly killed me a few times|
Jun 5, 2013 10:02 PM CST
|I always look at it this way, if one succulent goes..that means space for one more.|
Jun 5, 2013 11:49 PM CST
tarev said:I always look at it this way, if one succulent goes..that means space for one more.
LOL true true. There is always room for one more succulent in your life. I want a variegated agave next.
Jun 6, 2013 5:25 AM CST
|Plenty of variegated Agaves to choose from! Which one are you after?|
Jun 6, 2013 12:22 PM CST
|I am partial to agave americana marginata|
Jun 6, 2013 12:49 PM CST
|I have often deliberately put my succulents to the limits during winter. And I do have some losses, but I see some that are really toughies. Helps me understand better what they can take. Always fun seeing them come back with vigor come warmer weather. So pretty sure your collection will thrive happily once more.|
Jun 6, 2013 1:43 PM CST
|My jade tree loses its leaves in winter, and they always come back in summer. :)|
Jun 6, 2013 1:52 PM CST
|Our winters are mild, so my jade tree survives well, turns very reddish especially when cold, had been able to make it bloom once, though only on one branch.. But I always dread changing seasons, especially from winter to spring, we get some hail at times, so it gets some battle scars, other than that it endures well.|
Jun 6, 2013 2:02 PM CST
|Can I mention that I love your avatar, xShain? It reminds me of how I feel and look after I look on the internet to scan hundreds of apt rentals in a foreign country...|
Jun 6, 2013 5:48 PM CST
|Nice collection. I only have two indoor cactus only because they were a gift. |
I have several (Prickly pear cactus) Opuntia that are hardy that are outside. I have a cactus succulent garden. I put them in the corner to themselves and will never touch them again. I was gardening and forgot they were there one time and sat on them. That was painful for weeks.
Jun 6, 2013 5:54 PM CST
Cinta said:Nice collection. I only have two indoor cactus only because they were a gift.
Ow, my butt hurt imagining that
Jun 6, 2013 7:01 PM CST
|Super ouch Cinta! And here I am flinching on the little thorns, sitting on it is unimaginable!|
I have placed my cacti by our low brick fence, improvised security measure
Jun 6, 2013 7:42 PM CST
|Yes and Cinta sent me a cactus and told me not to touch it with bare hands. and well ....|
Guess what I found a week or so ago, I thought I had lost it or it had died and gone away...
I moved it into the sun and looked at it and there is life in them thar pads
Of course, I am not touching it. If it out grows the pot... it will just have to lump it.
Jun 6, 2013 7:52 PM CST
|Oh a prickly cutie pie|
Jun 7, 2013 10:38 AM CST
|I had to rescue my nosy kitties a few times when they touched mine with their nose|
Jun 7, 2013 1:11 PM CST