Does anyone know what this is ?

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by unionwirewoman, Feb 2, 2008.

  1. unionwirewoman

    unionwirewoman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My soon to be husbands mother gave this to us , it's some sort of cacti . It's looking a little worse for wear though . Do I need to replant it ? If so , HOW ?

    Don't you just love the lime green carpet !! Hopefully we can remove it here soon and sand down / stain the hardwood floor underneath it !

    P.S. does anyone know what kind of cacti it is ?

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  2. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    Interesting plant...I have no idea but will follow this thread to see if someone can tell you...maybe just dividing it would help? but wait for someone more knowledgable...my GF raises cacti but I've not seen this one at her house...
     
  3. hooligan

    hooligan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It looks like Sigmund the Sea Monster!!!!

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  4. unionwirewoman

    unionwirewoman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ha HA ! That's too funny ! Where did you get that !!! I'm just afraid soon to be MIL will be upset that "her" plant has gone to ruin . [​IMG]
     
  5. allenacres

    allenacres Out Of The Brooder

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    Maybe this is a really dumb question, but does she know what it is?
     
  6. LinckHillPoultry

    LinckHillPoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    looks like green yarn from a distance lol
     
  7. CarlaRiggs

    CarlaRiggs Chillin' With My Peeps

    Looks to me like a succulent.
    Is it getting bright, but no direct light during the day? The corner in which the plant is sitting looks a little dark. Neither cactus nor succulents need a lot of water; however, they do need some. You might want to put it in a saucer with about 1" of water in the bottom. Leave it there for an hour and let it soak up some water.
    When was the last time the plant was repotted into new soil?

    Carla
     
  8. ivan3

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  9. Queen of the Lilliputians

    Queen of the Lilliputians Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No offense here, but wow that's one sad looking plant!

    And I can say that because I've killed more plants than most nurseries SELL. [​IMG]


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  10. unionwirewoman

    unionwirewoman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I asked her awhile ago , and she can't remember . It is a cacti though (has the needles etc. ) The pot is about 10" in diameter and I don't know when it was repotted last . It does get sunlight , there are 2 windows on either side of the coner . I only water it 1 every 2 weeks and then it is only a little bit of water . Maybe I'll try the sister site . Just thought it was an interesting plant that people might find different ! Thanks for the info guys ![​IMG]
     

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