Cactus and Tender Succulents forum: Gasteria succulents

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Name: Alex Junge
MN st paul, (Zone 4a)
Feb 5, 2017 12:32 PM CST
Here's a photo of the plant that I have

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Name: tarev
San Joaquin County, CA (Zone 9b)
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Feb 5, 2017 12:57 PM CST
That is a pretty one Alex. I like Gasterias, they enjoy our cool weather and handles the winter rains. It does pout when we get into the super hot dry months, but it comes back nicely when cool Fall weather returns all the way to Spring. It really digs into the rocky surface:
My Gasteria is called Gasteria armstrongii:
This was taken in early Sept 2014, mommy plant getting cruncy dry, since it was after a long dry summer, but it made new babies
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Late Fall 2016 to Winter 2017:
Nov 2016
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This is my other Gasteria, Gasteria 'Little Warty'
In bloom April 2016
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This 24Jan2017:
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Name: Baja
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Feb 5, 2017 2:38 PM CST


Liking all the pictures! Here's the biggest Gasteria around here at the moment (yesterday stripped of all its offsets and soon to be planted in the ground). 4 year old seedling, 10" pot.

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Name: Alex Junge
MN st paul, (Zone 4a)
Feb 5, 2017 3:08 PM CST
Cool I'd start a collection but I got a plant ban over my head
Name: sy
Northern Ireland (Zone 8a)
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Feb 13, 2017 5:06 AM CST
I was a little iffy at first with gasteria but I've grown quite fond of my little warty. I normally have it shaded amongst the foliage of other plants it seems to like it there where it just gets dappled sunlight. The leaves on the offsets where paper thin when I bought it, I'm starting to see them fatten up a little now.

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Heat zone 1-2

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