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P1010587 Kalanchoe cuttings

P1010587 Kalanchoe cuttings

The plant was largely ignored outside and dry as a bone. Most of the succulent leaves had shriveled. I was about to throw it on the compost pile when I saw some short green shoots that hadn't shrunk, so I cut them off and put them in a glass of water. They've been on the kitchen counter for a couple of weeks or more and I just noticed sprays of buds appearing above the short green cuttings. I'm going to be rewarded for not committing planticide. Update:

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3
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Rachel Pennington30-Jan-2009 03:46
It's beautiful. I love this plant, but my thumb is most certainly BROWN.
pemkid27-Jan-2009 13:17
Now that's really "going green"
Judith Barnett25-Nov-2008 21:22
You seem to have a very green thumb Isabel!
SAL Photography25-Nov-2008 16:35
Glad you thought to save it ! Now It's going to reward you with beautiful blooms
clickertrickdog25-Nov-2008 11:39
This plant lools like it is very grateful for you saving it's life!