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Re: Mystery succulant decoded

Well, I definitely see the Purslane connection, hadn't realized it before
when we thought it was a sedum.  Feels good to be able to call it by name,
doesn't it?


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "james singer" <jsinger@igc.org>
To: "Chat" <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Thursday, August 19, 2004 4:51 PM
Subject: [CHAT] Mystery succulant decoded

> Kitty and others. My succulents were Portulacaria afra, one green, one
> variegated. Colorful [common] names are purslane tree [green] and
> elephant bush [variegated]. Here are sites to my pictures.
> http://davesgarden.com/pdb/showimage/52456/
> http://davesgarden.com/pdb/showimage/52454/
> great little plant., It is a purslane relative, and the leaves look a
> bit like land cress leaves.
> Island Jim
> Southwest Florida
> 27.0 N, 82.4 W
> Zone 10a
> Minimum 30 F [-1 C]
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