Succulents after a freeze – Part 2: The Rescue Mission

The outlook for the Euphorbias isn’t looking very good, but I do have hope for my big Aloe maculata! All in all, I did lose a lot of plants, but I am grateful for those that survived and still have a chance of recovering. Also, get yourself an electric knife! I put it to excellent use in this video πŸ˜‰

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Succulents after a freeze – Part 1: The Uncovering

In Part 1 we see how bad the damage is after a multi-day hard freeze in Houston, Texas. In Part 2, I start attempting to make some rescues.

See Part 2 here: https://youtu.be/fqTXnsFdI7U​

This is the saddest video I’ve posted on this channel… but I thought y’all might want to see what happens after a sustained record freeze like we just experienced in Texas and other parts of the south.

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Weird and Wonderful Flowers: Harvesting Dorstenia bahiensis seeds

Dorstenia bahiensis

Watch the seed pop in Part 2 here

Dorstenia bahiensis: Not only has this strange yet beautiful plant has given me a lot of joy since I brought it home earlier this month, it’s already giving me seeds! Dorstenias have a very interesting way of distributing their seeds… they SHOOT them out with a small but audible POP!

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Repotting one of my favorite succulents: Haworthia limifolia ‘Fairy’s Washboard’

Haworthia limifolia repotting

I’m finally getting around to repotting one of my favorite succulents – a Haworthia limifolia I purchased from IKEA back in 2015. I’ll show you how I repot her, and you’ll get to see what’s been happening down in the pot. (Hint: She has at least one baby! πŸ˜‰)

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