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What's happening to my brom?

Posted by sunshine_qld Qld Aust (My Page) on
Sun, Apr 12, 09 at 21:10

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I have noticed the mum has slightly broader leaves and sparse spines. The pup at the back is like her but the front one is very broad leafed and only a few spines on the tips of the leaves.
The pup on the right is normal/narrow leaves and spiny.
I don't have a name tag for this either.
Is it normal thing to happen? thanks


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RE: What's happening to my brom?

Kayleen,

Could it be a lighting issue, broms will typically grow larger in the shade and smaller in brighter light.

Are the smaller pups in more sun and shading the larger pup?

Rick


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RE: What's happening to my brom?

Same light on all. I will pull the front pup off and pot it up and see what it does.


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RE: What's happening to my brom?

Looks like a normal Ae. recurvata to me.


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