Can you identify this Plant

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Can you identify this Plant

Postby Colin2016 » Thu Feb 27, 2020 4:47 pm

Brought this neglected plant home and wonder if anybody knows what it is?
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Re: Can you identify this Plant

Postby oldherbaceous » Thu Feb 27, 2020 5:48 pm

It's beaten me, Colin...maybe if you could get a close up picture of the leaves and flowers, that might help...
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Re: Can you identify this Plant

Postby Colin2016 » Thu Feb 27, 2020 5:59 pm

Does this help?
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Re: Can you identify this Plant

Postby oldherbaceous » Thu Feb 27, 2020 6:36 pm

It looks as if it could be related to the Money plant...so maybe from the Casulla family!
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Re: Can you identify this Plant

Postby sally wright » Thu Feb 27, 2020 6:49 pm

Dear Colin,
that is one seriously ropey Kalanchoe. If you want to salvage it take some cuttings in a couple of months. After you have cut them off leave them to allow the cut end to callus over; about a week should do then put into some cutting compost with at least 1/4 by volume sand or grit. Don't over water though.
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Re: Can you identify this Plant

Postby Colin2016 » Sat Feb 29, 2020 9:12 am

Thank you both for your help.

Will have a go at taking cuttings.
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Re: Can you identify this Plant

Postby time4tea » Sat Sep 05, 2020 5:46 pm

Hi Colin,

I agree with the above. I brought a tiny one in a Santa 'Christmas' display pot (2 inch) from a Certain German owned supermarket
that rhymes with 'Riddle.' Mine has pink flowers (they flower and grow towards window, so I Rotate it), but they come in yellow, white, orange and also red flowers. Put it on my kitchen window and it is a bit of a thug, grew to a bush within two years.

I am tempted to grow on cuttings, like Christmas cactus they let out roots (look like thick brown threads) just below a 6 cm section of leaves. I break these off, put the roots in water (small egg cup) for a couple of weeks (on window) and then pot them in small pots of compost.

This method works for me, but my kitchen window is South facing, a West facing window works well too.

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