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Winter in Massachusetts

Posted by LauraRobichaud 5b Mass. (My Page) on
Thu, Jan 16, 14 at 11:52

Some beautiful color from the hardy opuntias I planted this year and a planter with semps and hardy sedum. They've emerged from the snow due to a January thaw.

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RE: Winter in Massachusetts

Love how this plant is so hardy... Gorgeous winter colors.


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(By plant I meant the sempervivums...)


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If happy, the opuntia will gradually spread and can easily be propagated by leaf cuttings. Sempervivum seem to do less well for me.


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My opuntia are well rooted. They grew some this year, but the rabbits munched some of the new pads. I hope they grow faster than the bunnies can eat them this year!


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Hi -

Seriously considering a PIG for my huge pot of humifusa this spring. Just not looking forward to the task of prying it out of the pot and doing it!

Here's a pic of my semps wintering in my cold, New England garage. I have probably accidentally knocked this pot over half a dozen times...I just shove em all back in and they keep on. Tough as nails...

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Great shots!

Josh


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