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Thread: D. capensis Bains Kloof

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    Admin- I'm growing CPs in the Desert of Tucson, Az. adnedarn's Avatar
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    Well, there has been a few times that people were kind of confused as to what this plant is.... Or even that it is nothing more than just a typical D. capensis... From the way it looks... I'd say it is not [img]http://www.**********.com/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/new/smile.gif[/img] Anyway, I'm not very good with all the technical talk about what it could be (some conversations say it may be a hybrid natural hybrid.) Yes, it does flower, alot. And no, it does not produce seed. Sorry. Here are some pictures I took today.




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    It forms a "stem kind stuff".
    Nice photo and as well as the plant [img]http://www.**********.com/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/new/smile.gif[/img]
    Boo!
    Got scared [img]http://www.**********.com/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/new/smile.gif[/img]

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    How big do the leaves get?

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    This is the same size they've been, so I'd say they are full grown. They just get taller on the stem... The pot is 4" x 4" x 4 1/2"tall... Use that for reference [img]http://www.**********.com/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/new/smile.gif[/img]
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    Edit: The flower stalk I cut off was 24" long including expended buds.



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    Those are some huge cape dews! The stem is very attractive, I think. [img]http://www.**********.com/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/new/smile.gif[/img]

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    i always thought the Cape stems were ugly but if you clip the dead leaves off then it looks just like a palm tree....MINI! its very nice regardless.
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    Andrew, could it maybe use a bigger pot? [img]http://www.**********.com/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/new/smile_m_32.gif[/img]

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    Jim, although it could use some transplanting wth all that nasty moss... why a bigger pot? Roots are not comming out the botom or anything....
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