Echeveria

Stephanie stephani at onslowonline.net
Sat Mar 25 02:37:19 EST 2000


Yep...lots and lots of plants under lights, in windows and in 
green house.   :-)

Stephanie

"Stephen Jankalski" <CEREOID at prodigy.net> wrote:


>Not for much. Most succulents need at least twice the amount of light put
>out by most commercial plant lights. Nor do we know what wattage her light
>is nor whether it is a fluorescent or incandescent light. In any case, it
>doesn't matter because it obviously isn't enough light.

>Are you talking from experience or just hypothetically? Do you grow plants
>under lights? If you have no actual experience with succulents and their
>needs, you are not helping Bev at all.

>"Stephanie" <stephani at onslowonline.net> wrote in message
>news:sdgqi3kalul61 at corp.supernews.com...
>> Stephen,
>>
>> I think she said she used a plant light.  Does that not
>> count for anything?   :-)
>>
>> Stephanie
>>
>> "Stephen Jankalski" <CEREOID at prodigy.net> wrote:
>>
>>
>> >That's nice to know Stephanie but Bev is describing exactly what happens
>to
>> >an Echeveria when it is not getting enough light.
>>
>> >Rather than wasting money on another plant that will suffer, it would be
>> >much wiser to purchase a plant that is tolerant of low light conditions.
>> >Succulents that require intense light indoors never do well in a North
>> >facing window. Why not try a Sansevieria or an Aglaonema instead?
>>
>> >"Stephanie" <stephani at onslowonline.net> wrote in message
>> >news:sdfmpculul129 at corp.supernews.com...
>> >> Bev,
>> >> Also remember that you may have done nothing wrong at all.
>> >> Perhaps the plant was ill when you purchased it and you did
>> >> not know it.
>> >>
>> >> I once bought a healthy looking plant only to have it die shortly
>> >> after...upon dumping it out of the pot I found rotted roots and little
>> >> tiny insects of some sort.  The damage was far too extensive to have
>> >> occured in the short time I had the plant.
>> >>
>> >> Also, not all plants like artifical light....
>> >>
>> >> Perhaps you might try purchasing another plant at another nursery and
>> >> see what happens.
>> >>
>> >> Stephanie
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> Bev Hudema <hudemab at cadvision.com> wrote:
>> >>
>> >> >I recently bought a 'Hen and Chicks' in a 4-inch pot.  It looked sort
>of
>> >> >like a cabbage when I got it; a rosette with all the leaves pointing
>> >> >upwards.
>> >> >After only 2 weeks, all the leaves have started to point downwards.
>Is
>> >> >this normal?  If not, what am I doing wrong?
>> >> >I have it under a plant light since I have only north-facing windows.
>> >>
>> >> >-----
>> >> >Bev
>> >> >hudemab at cadvision.com
>> >>
>> >>
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>>
>> Stephanie
>>
>> The kiss of the sun for pardon,
>> The song of the birds for mirth.
>> One is nearer God's heart in a garden
>> Than anywhere else on earth.
>>                Dorothy Frances Gurney
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Stephanie

The kiss of the sun for pardon,
The song of the birds for mirth.
One is nearer God's heart in a garden
Than anywhere else on earth.
               Dorothy Frances Gurney












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