FLORAL FRIDAY-APRIL 11, 2020

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Good and bad days come and go. Today I want showcase my two plants that I am very please about. The first is a Norfolk pine it was Christmas gift 2 years ago. The tree is not winter hardy and must kept indoors. This is starting it 3rd year and it is putting on new growth.

I first encounter this plant when we where traveling in our Motorhome. We in Yuma, Arizona we found the trees. We learn the are called BOOJAM TREES. I was surprise to find small at the grocery store and for awhile the small plants where in all the stores. I brought one home and likes its current location. IT is starting its dormant time and I not sure how to handle it. Wish us luck!

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https://idahobluebird50.wordpress.com Member of NetGalley and Edelweiss Senior Citizen and been reading and sharing my thoughts on books most of my life. I read for my pleasure. I have been married for over 60 years. We had a Bengal Cat, Kato who has crossed over the Rainbow Bridge. Interests include reading, dogs, cats, gardening, knitting, crocheting. I have a strong interest in North American native plants. A word on my reviews. I am writing very.Books review are from my public library, brought, many from Netgalley, a few from Edelweiss, occasionally from an author or from friends. The opinions are my own. I represent no publisher, author or any other source​. My reviews can be found on. Tumblr, Goodreads, Google+, and Twitter. I have no Facebook account. Thanks for reading my blog.
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5 Responses to FLORAL FRIDAY-APRIL 11, 2020

  1. lghiggins says:

    Both plants are beautiful, and I’m sure they give you a lot of pleasure. I was not even aware of the “dormant period” for anything except a Christmas cactus, but I bet you’ll figure out the best way to care for it.

    • Thanks ALmost all of succlent have dormint period. The florist germinium has period if you want cutting you must leave the stems harden for aound 24 hours. The Christmas cacti likes cool weather, it wants a period darkness and no water to bloom.

  2. We had a confused Christmas cactus which bloomed at Christmas and Easter! I gave cuttings to my Mum and sister and they all thrived to do the same.

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