10 comments so far...

Osmar Duran August 06, 2012, 06:01 PM
Great pictures of an amazing plant. Thank you for sharing!
Martina Weber August 07, 2012, 09:15 PM
brain stone ?
Osmar Duran August 07, 2012, 10:01 PM
A brain!!! - It really looks like!!! - Look at this time lapse at the bottom of the screen in Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lithops
clvrmnky August 08, 2012, 02:27 AM
My lithops is doing poorly this year.
Martina Weber August 08, 2012, 05:34 AM
amazing !!!!!
ranke August 08, 2012, 02:53 PM
glad you all like them!
@clvrmnky: perhaps change te soil? or a tiny bit of fertilizer....?
clvrmnky August 09, 2012, 03:10 AM
Yeah, I'm going to replant/repot at the end of the "growing" season and see what happens after it goes back into stasis.
Osmar Duran August 09, 2012, 04:06 AM
@clvrmnky: I have read that those plants need little water and the right way to water them is to wait for the soil to dry (almost) and only then put water again, but the soil has to be very runny so water don't pond and the plant does not 'drown'
clvrmnky August 10, 2012, 02:14 AM
@Osmar Duran, they respond well to good watering once they are dry through their growing period (as you say) and then letting them basically dry out totally during their rest period. Mine has flowered a few times, but this season it just seemed to give up.

I have another one that is doing better.

Osmar Duran August 14, 2012, 01:04 AM
@clvrmnky, thank you for the information. I think I will get one of these weird plants... they look very interesting...




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