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Name: Lin
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plantladylin
Aug 17, 2016 11:41 AM CST
I can't for the life of me remember what this plant is. It's something I bought maybe 2 year ago. It has succulent-like pointed leaves but the tips are not sharp. I'm sure I have pic's on my laptop and my "plant folder" is very organized with a separate file folder for each plant but I've glanced through my long, long list a couple of times and so far haven't found it ... and I have brain freeze! Sticking tongue out
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Name: Sue Taylor
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kniphofia
Aug 17, 2016 12:58 PM CST
Yucca?
Name: Lin
Florida Zone 9b, 10a

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plantladylin
Aug 17, 2016 1:20 PM CST
hmm ... not sure. The leaves are thicker than those on my spineless yucca and they have a smoother, rubbery like feel.
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Name: Sharon Rose
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Altheabyanothername
Aug 17, 2016 1:40 PM CST
Could it be some type of dracaena? Just a wild guess! May many blessings come your way this month!
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Name: Lin
Florida Zone 9b, 10a

Region: United States of America Deer Region: Florida Charter ATP Member Million Pollinator Garden Challenge I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database!
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plantladylin
Aug 17, 2016 2:28 PM CST
Sue and Sharon,

Thanks so much for your input and suggestions. I did find a picture of this plant in my Dracaena folder with a question mark and the possible cultivar name 'Carmen' but I'm still not sure. It does kinda have the growth habit and appearance of a young Dracaena fragrans but the leaves are thicker and more succulent than my other Dracaena fragrans so I'm still uncertain. I will watch for changes as it grows and hopefully determine it's exact identity. If I get a chance, I may just un-pot it in the next day or two and take a look at the roots and see if that gives any clues. Green Grin!

Thanks so much!
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Name: Dave Paul
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Metrosideros
Aug 17, 2016 11:25 PM CST
There are Agave with smooth margins and no sharp tip.
Name: Lin
Florida Zone 9b, 10a

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plantladylin
Aug 18, 2016 7:37 AM CST
Metrosideros said:There are Agave with smooth margins and no sharp tip.

Dave, I didn't know that ... I thought all Agave had sharp tips and/or spiney leaf margins. I'll have to do some research now on Agave. Green Grin!

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Name: Lin
Florida Zone 9b, 10a

Region: United States of America Deer Region: Florida Charter ATP Member Million Pollinator Garden Challenge I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database!
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plantladylin
Oct 20, 2016 6:28 PM CST
Marking this as solved
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