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#1 KennyP ONLINE  

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Posted August 19, 2013 - 06:07 PM

Found this poor plant withering away in a house we are painting. Gave it a small drink and it is forever thankful. Now what do I do with it?

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Posted August 19, 2013 - 06:09 PM

Kill it! (Just Kidding)



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Posted August 19, 2013 - 06:11 PM

Kill it! (Just Kidding)

If I were going to do that, I wouldn't have watered it to start with. Just trying to see what it is!


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Posted August 19, 2013 - 06:15 PM

Well now that I see you added the picture, this puts a whole new light on the subject. My wife has one of those plants, but I can't think of the name right now. 

 

My advice? Kill it! 


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Posted August 19, 2013 - 06:16 PM

Look up echeveria.

 

http://houseplants.a...p/Echeveria.htm


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Posted August 19, 2013 - 06:23 PM

Looks real similar! Thanks!



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Posted August 19, 2013 - 06:48 PM

Put it in a salad.
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Posted August 19, 2013 - 07:13 PM

Put it in a salad.

 

Morning news: "Local Man Killed by Eating Houseplant with his Hamburger!"

 

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Posted August 19, 2013 - 07:16 PM

Tuberous Begonias or something like it is my vote

 

P.S. looks like my wife was taking care of that one you posted :bigrofl:


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Posted August 19, 2013 - 07:18 PM

If you don't have the heart to kill it, send it to my wife.

She will, without even trying.


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Posted August 19, 2013 - 07:29 PM

Jade Plant?        Rick


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Posted August 19, 2013 - 07:41 PM

Jade Plant?        Rick

Wow, aka "money tree" >>>> my wife killed those off years ago :D


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Posted August 19, 2013 - 07:59 PM

See how big you can get it. They aren't hard to care for if at all vigilant.
If it has pretty flowers, repot cuttings and give it away as Christmas gifts.?

Interesting fact, these plants only have that color green leaves if talked to daily.
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Posted August 19, 2013 - 07:59 PM

If you don't have the heart to kill it, send it to my wife.

She will, without even trying.

 

lol, good one Will



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Posted August 19, 2013 - 08:00 PM

Hey Kenny, it might be a magic bean stalk.  Plant it, go kill the giant, and live happily everafter.


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