Nice Surprise today, 2 Tiny Pups

pirate_girl(Zone7 NYC)June 28, 2014

Hi Everybody,

Happy Summer (finally). Don't know this Sans.'s ID, one of the Baliis or Basebat Bat. Look what I found this morning,

I don't think it even took 6 months (I forgot to make note). I've never propagated this super thick leaf type Sans before.

One of those great things I sometimes do, stick into mix a leaf of something, set aside & forget & then one day, a lovely surprise.

Oops, sorry for the blur, but say hello to the 2 little pups.

Grown on west window, rarely watered, probably knocked out of the pot a time or two, largely ignored.

Am curious to see if the pups' leaves will resemble the parent leaf or not. Fun stuff!

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barbmock

Hi Karen,
Congrats on your new babies. I think this is my favorite time of year for sans. Love to see the new growth poking up thru the soil.

    Bookmark   June 30, 2014 at 7:46PM
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greenman28 NorCal 7b/8a

Nice reward!

Josh

    Bookmark   July 3, 2014 at 1:02AM
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Enterotoxigenic00

I just love finding new growth.. a great sense of fulfillment.
Congratulations.
Karen

    Bookmark   July 5, 2014 at 2:44PM
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Laura Robichaud

Very cute!! Congrats!

    Bookmark   July 6, 2014 at 1:49PM
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pirate_girl(Zone7 NYC)

Hi folks,

Thanks for the nice words, yes it's encouraging & rewarding & fun.

Here are some better pix, I'm a bit amazed these pups are coming up in multi-leafed rosettes.

Somehow, I'm surprised how multi-leafed they are when still so small.

    Bookmark   July 13, 2014 at 10:36AM
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Sans2014

Hi pirate_girl,
Could this possibly be a Sansevieria fischeri (old name S. singularis)? Congrats on the pups!
Fred

    Bookmark   July 19, 2014 at 7:44PM
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norma_crasulady2002

Karen now it has roots, give it a larger container, with fast draining mix. It would welcome some food this time of the year and lots of water. Norma Lewis

    Bookmark   August 2, 2014 at 4:02AM
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Stush2049 Pitts. PA, zone 6

Karen,
These are the juvenile stage of the plant. Our S. trifasciata usually don't do this. That's why some call hahnii the trifasciata that stayed a juvenile. Usually the tall big leaves will come from a rhizome growth from them. Very interesting. And great growing on your part.
Stush

    Bookmark   August 2, 2014 at 11:27AM
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Tiffany, purpleinopp GardenWeb, Z8b Opp, AL(8B AL)

Two heads are better than one? LOL! I've popped in here before, thought I'd said something. Meant to, belated congrats! A nice looking new little clan!

    Bookmark   August 4, 2014 at 5:02PM
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Michaela(z6+ TN)

Stush is right. Could these little fellas possibly have come from seed?

    Bookmark   August 5, 2014 at 2:57PM
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cactusmcharris

Karen asked me to convey her thanks for the compliments. She's away right now but will return. The plant in question has roots too small for repotting right now.

Personally, I'd leave those pups until the mother plant is nearly engulfed.

    Bookmark   August 9, 2014 at 2:32PM
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Stush2049 Pitts. PA, zone 6

I agree with Jeff whole heartily. To remove them now could damage and even kill them. They need that leaf to continue to receive nourishment. No harm leaving them attached even for years.
Stush

    Bookmark   August 10, 2014 at 1:13PM
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Tiffany, purpleinopp GardenWeb, Z8b Opp, AL(8B AL)

Karen, I hope things are well with you. Missing you around here lately!
- Tiffany

    Bookmark   November 10, 2014 at 12:50PM
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