Succulents!

Discussion in 'The Eutrophic Zone' started by Cymen, Feb 12, 2016.

  1. Cymen

    Cymen Guest

    So is anyone else into succulents too? I realized I frag my succulents too. Right now, I have a tiny little tree-like succulent and it was beautiful maybe 8-9 months ago. But I fragged it and the parent grew out sideways more (as the smaller growth was towards the bottom). So it got really wide and spread out and not so pretty. But now the core has growth again and it's going to be a beautiful succulent soon after more grow out and removing the lower limbs that widened it.

    Here it was before I started fragging it:

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    It now has many babies and looks like:

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  2. Cymen

    Cymen Guest

    The other interesting aspect that seems to parallel corals is that in different environments, the same plant grows differently. Some of the babies were grown outside on our back steps (2nd floor, so gets chilly with the winds). The outside children are more beefy -- thick and squat compared to the parent plant.
     
  3. Kensington Reefer

    Kensington Reefer Supporting Member

    Succulents...cool!
    Easy to frag and pass around
     
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  4. Enderturtle

    Enderturtle Volunteer

    I've always been a fan of Split Rock Succulents.

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    They look like rocks.....or butts depending on how you tilt your head.
     
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  5. Cymen

    Cymen Guest

    Lithops are one of my favorites too:

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    I've got some seeds to try growing them but haven't got around to it yet :). I like that they seem to be hard to kill. Although I got some from Home Depot that I accidentally seem to have killed off by not transplanting them soon enough. The ones above are from a seller at the Ashby BART flea market.
     
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  6. FeliciaLynn

    FeliciaLynn Supporting Member

    I am a succulent hoarder, and yep I frag mine too! Erin (kensington reefer) actually has a frag of one of my succulents.
     
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  7. FeliciaLynn

    FeliciaLynn Supporting Member

    I should give you more succulent frags. Mine are seriously outgrowing their pots.
     
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  8. Kensington Reefer

    Kensington Reefer Supporting Member

    I've got empty pots and soil!
     
  9. Cymen

    Cymen Guest

    That's my problem after a year too. I live an apartment complex but nobody seems to care too much about the yard so I'm thinking of transplanting the big ones there.
     
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  10. roostertech

    roostertech reef noob

    I have many random ones that some how end up on my desk at work.[​IMG]

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  11. Enderturtle

    Enderturtle Volunteer

    Need to frag those cellphones! Theyre taking over your desk!
     
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  12. roostertech

    roostertech reef noob

    They are schooling phone, need to keep them in large group.
     
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  13. travis furia

    travis furia Guest

    Lmao about the cell phones. I love succulents and specially during the drought they're very easy. I have a huge succulent garden in a wheelbarrow that has over grown now.


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  14. Ashalye

    Ashalye Webmaster

    Late to the thread, but we have a ton of succulents that Matt @<3-2-reef was collecting and fragging too. They've been sadly neglected lately though...
     

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