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Old 06-19-2011, 08:16 PM
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Hi every one,
Heres almost all of the plants in my room. I left a few out because they either just sprouted and nothing is there to see, or they haven't sprouted yet.

My mini pepper:


Pachypodium geayi



Alocasia black shield:


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Old 06-19-2011, 08:17 PM
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Spider plants:


Umbrella tree:


Peace lily:


Key limes:

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Old 06-19-2011, 08:19 PM
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Golden barrel cacti:


Little tiny baby Lithop seedlings:


Un-IDed cacti:


Adenium obesum seedlings:

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Old 06-19-2011, 08:19 PM
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Nice plants..like that pachypodium seedling very cute. I love my pachys, spines and all.
Your adenium seedling looks nice..looks like you have a second one coming up also.
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Old 06-19-2011, 08:20 PM
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Adenium obesum thats on its second year:


And that's all the pictures I took this time
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Old 06-19-2011, 08:21 PM
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Hi,
Yes I love pachypodiums . The one I showed a picture of is not even a year old, man its growing fast. I planted a couple more as I don't like my plants to be lonely.
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Old 06-19-2011, 08:24 PM
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Your 2 year old adenium looks nice..if you want to fatten it up some put it in a much smaller pot about a 3 inch pot and snip the top off. It will help caudex growth and will allow it to start branching. Also start feeding it with a nice 20/20/20 fertilizer and give it as much warm sunlight as possible. All my adeniums are out in the sun now except my very small 3 month old seedlings but they will be going out in about a week or so also.
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Old 06-19-2011, 08:32 PM
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I never heard of doing that to the adeniums to make them fatten up. Thanks!

So take it out of that pot, put it in a 3" one and snip the top off? How much of the plant should I leave on, like 1.5"? Or did you mean do a "pinch" as I have heard others call it, where you only take of a little bit on the top?

I have fertilizer in everything already. I use Osmocote slow release stuff and they really like it

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Old 06-19-2011, 09:05 PM
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If it was my adenium I would cut it down about half way down the trunk. In about 2 weeks it will start to branch and leaf out again.

I will make a thread with my adeniums and show you what I mean ok...from before ct to just after cut to how they are now. I actually cut my 6-12 month seedlings all the way down to the caudex with great results. I will show you.
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Old 06-19-2011, 09:07 PM
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Hi,
Okay thanks

I was just planning on letting it do what ever it wants but I think I will do what you said. I realized that it might end up being a Desert stick instead of a desert rose if I don't do that anyways.
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Old 06-20-2011, 01:00 PM
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I am going to try to find 20-20-20 fertilizer soon. It shouldn't burn them or anything, just the ones that need less give them diluted or less pellets.

I will post what fertilizer I get when ever I am able to get it.
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awesome! that black shield is really interesting! so tropical, i like it!
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Gee i own just about everone of those .
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Old 06-25-2011, 09:27 PM
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Thanks you two

Thats why I instantly had to have the Black shield, it was so tropical. And then that shininess it has to it makes it look almost fake!

I couldn't find 20-20-20 anywhere, so they will be sticking with the 14-14-14 Osmocote.

Tomorrow is full of planting for me, I am going to replant every single plant I have that stays a little dry (and my peace lily) from the stupid sphagnum peat moss, to coconut coir. The peat is strangling any of my plants that need to dry out.

Oh, and if anyone knows what type of cacti I have (the UN-IDed ones in the dish) please tell me. They are getting to be around 5 or so years old. And I still don't know what they are as they are still too young for most people to be able to tell.
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Old 06-26-2011, 01:27 PM
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I replanted the peace lily into a different pot with the coconut coir and perlite mix.

Then I put the two seedling Adeniums in two separate 2.75" pots (Closest I could get to the 3" Riverrock suggested) and then I put the older Adenium in a 3.5"-ish pot (wouldn't fit in the clay smaller ones.)

I then replanted my Golden Barrel cacti, and I found that there are little tiny VERY SHARP needles on it down by the roots. They got stuck in my fingers and then broke off almost even with the skin. I had to take the tweezers and tape to my finger. And surprisingly, I bled A LOT from just a cactus getting me. Forgive me cacti!

And then every single ones of my very tony lithops (living stones) got planted. I two plastic pots with three lithops apiece, and then eight of the 2.75" clay pots with one lithop apiece. Which was very hard to do with them being extremely small. And then I forgot to put the fertilizer in them, so I had to take a toothpick and slowly push the little pellets into the soil one by one.

And I bought some of that Ivy that people put outside, forgot the name of it. I got one that's dark green, and ones that a pale gray color and planted them in a hanging basket. I am going to try to train them to grow up the hanging basket so my cats don't try to eat them.

It was okay though as my mom decided to make some CHILI!
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