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Old 08-06-2016, 05:04 PM
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Plant with Green & White Marbled Leaves


Would like an ID for this one. Leaves are small, very thin and delicate.





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Old 08-06-2016, 05:57 PM
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Maybe check out Breynia, and see if you think it could be one of those.

Some of them also have some pink/purple variegation, but some are clear green and white, like in your pics.
Breynia is sometimes called Snow Bush, I believe.
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Old 08-06-2016, 06:21 PM
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Originally Posted by zuzu's petals View Post:
Maybe check out Breynia...
Yes! That's it! I had been worried about how to take care of it when I didn't know what it was. Thanks so much!

Oh, geez, its upkeep is going to be a hassle. The soil has to be kept moist at all times. Well, it figures that something so pretty would be high-maintenance. That's why I prefer succulents- they're cheap dates.

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Old 08-06-2016, 10:16 PM
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Just wondering if one could put it in a plastic bag at the bottom to keep it moist.
Or put it in a watering dish like with pebbles in it to keep the water going?
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Old 08-07-2016, 10:36 AM
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Lol @ "cheap date" succulents.
You're right, I have assassinated SO many succulents by trying to give too much attention.

Glad to help with the ID, hope that you can figure out a low-maintenance way to grow your beautiful new baby.
I like Bali's ideas, and I know a friend who swears by the "self-watering" planters that she uses.
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Old 08-07-2016, 12:57 PM
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bali:
Do you mean make a layer at the bottom of the pot out of a shopping bag? And then place the soil and plant on top of it?
I plan on hanging the plant outside. Summertime in North Hollywood means fly larvae in standing water left outdoors. Ick. So ixnay on the water dish. But do you think adding a layer of pebbles between the shopping bag and the soil would help?
And thank you for the suggestions!

zuzu:
Will look into self-watering. Thanks!
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