Adeniums forum: 8 weeks old...

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Name: Joe
S.E. Wisconsin USA (Zone 5a)
Region: Wisconsin
Aug 30, 2016 12:43 PM CST
Good afternoon, These seedlings are just 8 weeks old. I potted these up to 3 " pots today. I started them in a mix of 2 parts potting soil and 1 part grit. The roots were slowing the flow of water through the pot, so I potted up and used my all grit mix. The grit mix allows great air flow, won't breakdown, and less transplant shock when repotting or potting up. With the grit mix I fertilize with ever watering.
BTW the one in the center has a caudex of 7/8" in diameter.

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Thanks for looking, Joe
Name: Tin
New Jersey, USA (Zone 7b)
Aug 30, 2016 1:31 PM CST
Do you put them out in the sun right away after transplant or in the shade?
Name: Alice
Ponte Vedra, FL (Zone 9a)
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Aug 30, 2016 1:46 PM CST
Great growing!
Minds are like parachutes; they work better when they are open.
Name: Joe
S.E. Wisconsin USA (Zone 5a)
Region: Wisconsin
Aug 30, 2016 2:31 PM CST
Tin, They are in the shade now, but will acclimate to full sun. As the summer sun decreases, it won't be long before they will be brought inside.
Sep 5, 2016 2:31 AM CST
Congratulation, they are very nice for only 8 weeks !
Name: Marica
Northern Ca mountains 4000' (Zone 7b)
Sep 5, 2016 2:08 PM CST
Joe yours look nice. I up-potted and went to big. Slowed the growth. Keep doing what your doing. Are night are already cooling.

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