Summer 2016: Update #3

Well, this update does not bring the greatest of news. I left my leaves in the sun over a long weekend and they became completely scorched. The tops of the leaves were completely browned, and while the under still had a bit of green showing, it was not enough to save. There is always next time I suppose.

I am pretty bummed that my succulent leaves did not stay healthy. I was hoping for a bunch baby succulents by this time, but unfortunately nature and ill care got in the way. It's nearly impossible to get a perfect batch, but I was at least hoping for a few babies from the leaves. Next time I attempt propagating I will keep my leaves indoors near a window with indirect sunlight. Very important step, I have discovered...

On another and happier note, the rosette I beheaded and replanted is growing beautifully! It has remained healthy and has grown new roots within it's soil. I cannot wait until new leaves appear!

Also, my stem is growing a baby succulent! I am thrilled about this. Isn't it adorable? The fresh, pink color makes the succulent look so happy.

Finally, I wanted to share a picture of the cacti I am currently propagating. These were all clippings I took about a couple of weeks ago. I left them to callous and temporarily forgot about them. When I ended up remembering to check them, roots had already starting growing on the middle cactus before planting. How exciting!

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The tooth picks around the two end cacti are helping them stand straight since the roots have not taken hold yet. I am leaving these cacti indoors just to be extra cautious... Hopefully I will have better luck with them!

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