Ask a Question forum: Pruning the raceme on an echeveria topsy turvy

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Name: browzerman
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Jan 18, 2014 9:40 AM CST
The flowers have finished blossoming, now what do I do with the raceme. Leave it, cut it off, or what?
Name: Carole
Clarksville, TN (Zone 6b)
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Jan 18, 2014 11:49 AM CST
I cut mine off. Echeveria runyonii 'Topsy Turvy' is not generally propagated by seeds but rather by removal of the offsets and by division of the clumps.
I garden for the pollinators.
Name: Gigi
Florida (Zone 9a)
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Sep 10, 2014 5:52 AM CST
I have one with lots of tiny babies, the Center / mother plant started to form buds but never opened. :(.

I probably overwatered it, causing bud blast.
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Name: tarev
San Joaquin County, CA (Zone 9b)
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Sep 10, 2014 8:46 AM CST
I just cut it off too. nodding
Name: aud/odd
Pennsylvania (Zone 6b)
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Sep 12, 2014 7:22 PM CST
I cut mine off too.

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