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What Is This?

Postby Muffy » Jun 26, 2008 8:05 pm

I bought this cactus at Lowes. It was marked down to $2.50. Can't pass up a bargain. Anyone have any idea what kind it is? Thanks!

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Postby kHT » Jun 26, 2008 8:35 pm

Can I get a full photo of it. It appears like our milk cactus but I need the full shot, please.
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Postby Muffy » Jun 26, 2008 8:54 pm

Here are a couple full pics....Thanks!

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Postby kHT » Jun 27, 2008 8:55 am

Does this one have any sort of leaves at any time? I'm not sure if this is a milk one now after seeing the whole thing. It is to wide and the shaping isn't quite right.
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Postby Muffy » Jun 27, 2008 12:20 pm

Right now it has tiny leaves like the other one...The Milk Cactus. Here is a pic of it's leaves...very tiny right now....Pic isn't that great. It sorta looks like the milk cactus but with broader leaves.

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Postby Muffy » Jun 27, 2008 12:21 pm

Right now it has tiny leaves like the other one...The Milk Cactus. Here is a pic of it's leaves...very tiny right now....Pic isn't that great. It sorta looks like the milk cactus but with broader leaves.

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Postby kHT » Jun 27, 2008 6:36 pm

Those could be new side shoots not leaves. Here is what ours looks like.
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Postby Muffy » Jun 27, 2008 7:49 pm

I have a mystery plant! I better call Scooby & The gang to solve the mystery... :eek:

Yep...those could be arms growing...I have no clue what it is.
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Re: What Is This?

Postby Angel3K » Jun 25, 2011 11:36 pm

It's a Cactus, don't know the scientific name for it, or its specific variety.

I grow up in the Philippines, and these plants are abundant. It can grow tall as 6ft, I think what you have is a dwarf variety. The picture shows me a common cactus in the philippines and we use it to fence a property, along with barb wires. There are little leaflets found just by the torn, like what you got in the picture.

Careful: Cactus saps can irritate you, I learned that first hand. Ran into it while playing tag as a 7 year old kid. The thorns hurts a lot, and the sap just stung me, reddish irritation for one week. Teach me a lesson " never ever ran into a cactus".

Hope that helps.:)
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