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! 😉)

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Easiest succulents to grow from seed – a progress video

Easiest succulents to grow from seed - a progress video

You may surprised to see Lithops and Faucarias among the list of easy succulents to grow from seeds. Along with Adenium obesum ‘Desert Rose,’ Aloe maculata, Anacampseros rufescens, Dioscorea elephantipes, Epiphylllum, Haworthia, and Barrel cacti, you’ll learn about how long it takes them to germinate and see how they grow over the months and years!

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