Tiny Pink Newborn

greenlarry(UK 8/9)May 1, 2013

I took a cutting from my old Thanksgiving Cactus and while it was rooting I noticed this little tiny shoot, less than an inch long, and how pink it was. I had to get pics!

It was a difficult setting as it was in a pot and I didnt want to see the pot in the shot so I had a bit of jiggery pokery to do!

The camera was tripod mounted and with the fading light I took some long exposure shots with the self timer-I had to be quick!

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greybird_keke

Great photo! Almost looks like it's blooming!

    Bookmark   May 1, 2013 at 9:43PM
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asleep_in_the_garden

...No kidding!

I totally agree! ...The more I see of you guys' jungle cacti and what one can expect from them when they are grown well(now that you guys have shown me),the more I think I may have to get me some of those too...

Think I'll start some cuttings if I can find someone around here with any.

Remember that pic of the bonsai'd one a little while back? THAT'S what set me off,but Larry,that pink is outstanding.

Most impressive! :)

    Bookmark   May 1, 2013 at 9:52PM
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Tiffany, purpleinopp GardenWeb, Z8b Opp, AL(8B AL)

That's some fantastic fuchsia!

    Bookmark   May 2, 2013 at 9:22AM
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teengardener1888(NY Albany 5a)

My plant is doing something similar. mY HUGE ONE CONTINUES TO FLOWER. FOR A SOLID 4 MONTH. NO BREAK

    Bookmark   May 2, 2013 at 9:51AM
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greenman28 NorCal 7b/8a

Very bright, Larry!
I'm about to prune my bonsai CC....

How is your pruned mother TC responding?

Josh

    Bookmark   May 2, 2013 at 12:28PM
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greenlarry(UK 8/9)

Toni, there aint no fuchsia here! Unless you mean the colour!

    Bookmark   July 1, 2013 at 9:36AM
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Tiffany, purpleinopp GardenWeb, Z8b Opp, AL(8B AL)

I said that, yes I meant the color. I see on FB that you've been busy creating stunning landscapes, but pop in more often! How's this plant doing? We NEED updates, more plant porn!

    Bookmark   July 1, 2013 at 9:41AM
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plantomaniac08(8)

Wow, my TC has been producing leaves ever since it stopped blooming, but they're more of a reddish orange color (the typical new growth color), but that pink is just beautiful!

Planto

    Bookmark   July 1, 2013 at 1:25PM
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teengardener1888(NY Albany 5a)

Mines is reddish orange colored

    Bookmark   July 1, 2013 at 5:09PM
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greenlarry(UK 8/9)

Well its sprouted out like crazy now.

    Bookmark   July 16, 2013 at 4:50AM
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Tiffany, purpleinopp GardenWeb, Z8b Opp, AL(8B AL)

...and still no pic. You tease!

    Bookmark   July 16, 2013 at 8:58AM
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Laura Robichaud

What I've noticed is that the new leaves are a pale version of the color of the blooms. White is very pale green, red a lighter red, pink is pink, yellow is yellowish green. Pretty interesting.

    Bookmark   July 16, 2013 at 12:15PM
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Tiffany, purpleinopp GardenWeb, Z8b Opp, AL(8B AL)

That IS interesting, Laura. I was noticing that different plants' new leaves have diff colors too. Hope I see flowers to comment on this connection.

Larry, I see you put some pics on C&S but no update here on this plant. I took one yesterday, I'll take up the slack. Does your plant make pink flowers?

    Bookmark   July 17, 2013 at 5:09PM
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