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    Admin- I'm growing CPs in the Desert of Tucson, Az. adnedarn's Avatar
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    Was that bucket drilled or un-drained? Good looking plant!
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    I drill holes a few inches from the bottom...

    Mach, this was a Walmart bucket, I get much better life out of the white Lowe's buckets....

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    white / translucent vs blue? come to think of it the white ones are the ones that crap out for me also...

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    White/clearish plastics generally have the least resistance to UV degradation unless stabilizers have been added. Some plastics are better than others. Polypropylene is one of the most vulnerable plastics. The addition of carbon black increases UV resistance. The carbon absorbs UV and generates heat - maybe not the best thing for some species.
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    That Kool Aid looks tasty.
    That is exciting about the 40in pitcher!!

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    What a tall pitcher! Although that is not a surprise since this cultivar is known for its size.

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    Good thing plastic is easy to break apart, just imagine the hassle of repotting such a massive plant while keeping the pot intact.
    Come to me flies and crawling bugs. This plant wants to give you great big hugs
    Aren't I pretty, don't I smell good? I'd come to you if I could
    But I can't so you must come to me, I'm sure we will get along splendidly

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    At least he provided a little more drainage...

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