MARCH - Desperately Dry Plants

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MARCH - Desperately Dry Plants

Postby Liz M » Wed Mar 02, 2016 11:58 am

I am sure our plants begging for a drink, so here is the chance to take a shot before you start watering.
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Re: MARCH - Desperately Dry Plants

Postby DaveW » Thu Mar 10, 2016 11:00 am

You are not getting much trade so far Liz, so I presume a plant in habitat would qualify too? :grin:

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Re: MARCH - Desperately Dry Plants

Postby Liz M » Fri Mar 11, 2016 3:38 pm

That looks dry enough for me. Since everyone out there is just looking at the moment, perhaps I can inspire you with a couple of my dried up plants.
Maybe not dried up but certainly curled up,
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Aloe ruffingianum

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A nicely wrinkled cylindropuntia tunicata
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Re: MARCH - Desperately Dry Plants

Postby Tony R » Fri Mar 11, 2016 9:52 pm

Liz M wrote:A nicely wrinkled Nopalea cochenillifera

Or, looks more like a Cylindropuntia tunicata?
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Re: MARCH - Desperately Dry Plants

Postby Liz M » Fri Mar 11, 2016 10:21 pm

I think you are correct Tony, it looks like the labels got mixed up. I'll put it right.
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Re: MARCH - Desperately Dry Plants

Postby Ali Baba » Sun Mar 13, 2016 1:18 pm

A pot of A. caput-medusae seedlings waiting for their first watering always look particularly parched :grin:
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Re: MARCH - Desperately Dry Plants

Postby Chris L » Sun Mar 13, 2016 1:51 pm

I went out mid-morning to return my sales plants to the greenhouse after last nights meeting and I found this plant in the middle of the patio. There was a Rhipsalis perched on top of the tap ready to turn the water on with it's trailing stems, but sadly it managed to scarper before I could take it's picture. :shock: :shock: :shock:

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Re: MARCH - Desperately Dry Plants

Postby Phil_SK » Wed Mar 30, 2016 8:35 pm

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Re: MARCH - Desperately Dry Plants

Postby rodsmith » Thu Mar 31, 2016 7:47 am

Here's one I took earlier:
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Re: MARCH - Desperately Dry Plants

Postby John Dos » Fri Apr 01, 2016 5:19 pm

This one I forgot ... L. lesliei, poor thing.

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