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My first post. What do you think of my plants?(Pic Heavy!)

Posted by csmooot 9a (My Page) on
Sat, Apr 27, 13 at 22:26

I live in toasty Las Vegas, and my house plants are seeming to love it.
Here's my mama Wandering Jew, I keep it outside, it gets morning sun until about 11, then it has shade the rest of the day.
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A few cuttings from the mama, these get direct sun outside, until about two.
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The Mama Jade:
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It's still very small and young, but I've gotten a lot of cuttings from it.
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Took awhile, but this little guy put down some roots.
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This is my largest spider, the first to bounce back after a big trim.
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Better view of the spike:
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My Largest indoor spider, I'll try to get a better view, but it has a completely green sport. It looks like a Hawaiian Spider plant.
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Another, came to me as a tiny offshoot, hence the small cup.
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One in water and fake rocks. They're pink, not the water.
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Spike, this was the best I could get, the stem itself is about four feet long. I took these with an ipad.
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Another outdoor spider, this one is shaded, as I'm waiting for this one to come back from the trim.
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Small, underpotted Dieffenbachia that I found at Lowes.
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Two lemon seedlings. I intend to keep one inside and one outside. Took about three weeks to come up.
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If there's anything that you see wrong, please go easy! I'm only 16. And once the temps break 100, I'll move in any plants that can't handle the sun.


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RE: My first post. What do you think of my plants?(Pic Heavy!)

I'd say that you are off to a mighty fine start! It's been a long time since I've seen such a nice Wandering Jew. I do want to ask you if you poke holes in the bottom of the cups....that's important.

There are other young plant lovers who visit this forum, and we are always glad to see you all.


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RE: My first post. What do you think of my plants?(Pic Heavy!)

I'd say they are beautiful and I see so much potential here!
Stick around and you will find yourself longing to a bigger place, lots of windows, and maybe even a greenhouse of your won someday.lol

Yup, as Rhizo says, young plant lovers, so add me to the list:-0)

Hello Rhizo!

Mike


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RE: My first post. What do you think of my plants?(Pic Heavy!)

Don't worry! For all except the seedlings there are holes poked in the cups. They're going into their own pots once I open their "humidity" bag. And thank you, the Wandering Jew was nothing but 3 inch stems when I got it.

I have a feeling I'll run out of room soon, Mike! Haha


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RE: My first post. What do you think of my plants?(Pic Heavy!)

Hi & welcome to Gardenweb! Few things are exciting as "(pic heavy)" in a thread title, can never get enough plant porn. Your plants look quite happy! No disappointment with these pics, thanks for sharing & continued good luck with them!


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RE: My first post. What do you think of my plants?(Pic Heavy!)

Welcome to GardenWeb, csmooot! Thanks for sharing. You've got quite an impressive collection there! Your plants look great & I wish you good luck in your adventures. :)


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Gorgeous tradescanta


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Hi and welcome.....your plants look great...I never could grow a wandering jew, they always get legy....
I try lemon seeds many times, but after they started and the second leaf came I uncovered them and then they would dry up....I never got one beyond that I wll be watching see how you do manybe you can give me pointers.....good growing.......linda


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RE: My first post. What do you think of my plants?(Pic Heavy!)

Welcome csmoot :)
I'm so envious of that wandering jew, very lovely plant. I wish the best for those lemon seedlings.


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RE: My first post. What do you think of my plants?(Pic Heavy!)

I too envy that wandering jew but truth be told I let them get ratty and leggy and just plain ugly. The way I figure...so long as I have even the smallest piece of it I can start a whole new plant someday and when someday comes I'll treat it right and get a specimen that might even look as awesome as yours(I hope!). In the meantime I'm horrible to that stuff.

BTW...an odd co-inky-dink perhaps but did you notice that teengardener1888's birthday is the day after yours?


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RE: My first post. What do you think of my plants?(Pic Heavy!)

The Lemon seedlings are doing wonderful! They're growing very fast. They did fine after I uncovered them. I think this was partially thanks to the fact that I mist all of my plants 4-5 times a day. I fear they'd burn without it, but they love the sun.
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About a week ago, I did have to give the wandering jew a haircut. You can't even tell now.
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I started another pot. I couldn't stand to throw away all of those stems.
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The bigger spider also has a few new shoots. All of the plants are sending off runners. Too many to deal with!
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Linda, along with the daily misting, I add a tiny bit of water to the soil. Although it's quick draining soil, I never let it dry. With the heat in the 100's, I have to water every day, so I don't know what it's like in your zone.

Thanks for all of the kind words!


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