September 7, 2011

Cactus update!

"Because you've been wondering."TM

Remember this little guy, grown from a sproat stolen from an estate sale?
 


So big now!

This one had a pink cactus grafted onto that white bit on the top of the main stem (remember, from Christmas?), which I impetuously pulled off a couple months ago:


That whole side sproat has grown since then, complete with roots!

And these two are bits of that giant cactus I saw on the street that time:



Now both pieces are growing new leaves on top!



My mom made that little pot for me, using a cabbage leaf as a mold. So perfect. Thanks Mom!

7 comments:

  1. Be carefull with the 1st one : it will produce a lot of "babies" on the leaves, and when the roots are ok, they'll jump everywhere !

    And, yes, the cabbage pot is very nice :-)

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  2. Donna's right re babies jumping everywhere - the plant is a member of the Kalanchoe daigremontiana species and is toxic to animals.

    And the cabbage pot IS really nice!

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  3. I'm for the cabbage pot too - I have pot envy! - your Mum is vveeeerrrry clever!

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  4. Pot envy! I love it.September 11, 2011 at 9:35 PM

    Pot envy! I love it.

    Mom

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  5. Oh I also have one like the first one- and it grows like mad. It looks really funny now, half a meter up in the air. I´m not sure how it´s supposed to look...

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