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Alberto

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Re: unknown plant
« Reply #60 on: November 24, 2009, 07:20:06 PM »
Angie, Xerophyta retinervis is usually sold by succulent nurseries but it needs al lot of water in summer, letting it almost dry between a watering and the other. It is not to treat as a real succulent!

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angie

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Re: unknown plant
« Reply #61 on: November 25, 2009, 12:03:25 AM »
Thanks Alberto.
Angie :)
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Paul T

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Re: unknown plant
« Reply #62 on: November 25, 2009, 03:47:31 AM »
Amazing how much it looks like our grass trees, but more definitely so different flower-wise.  You learn something new every day!!  :o  I would rather like to grow that myself..... quite a fascinating plant.
Cheers.

Paul T.
Canberra, Australia.
Min winter temp -8 or -9C. Max summer temp 40C. Thankfully, maybe once or twice a year only.

 


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