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They grew Roots [emoji119]

Discussion in 'All Other Photos' started by Billna64, Sep 8, 2018.

  1. Billna64

    Billna64 Well-Known Member

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    Tom and I did a little experiment with the pads the deal was to take some that was just picked and plant it and take some and leave it out for 2weeks then plant them, well from the looks of it they both grew Roots but I did notice that the ones that I left out for 2weeks had some how grew Roots.
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    Recent cuttings can grow roots on it's own in a dark environment if they are left in a slightly wet state.
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    wellington Well-Known Member Moderator 5 Year Member

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    I could have answered that for you with out you having too wait and see. The cut ones, cut some of the pad off at the stem end, seem too grow roots faster from what I have found with or without planting. But, yes, they grow roots no matter what you do or don't do too them.
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    Oh ok thanks
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    Yes they are wild and these are the domesticated kind. I went to Michoacan Mexico two years ago and the "wild" cactus over there grows everywhere and I mean everywhere. Those pads have like 3in spines growing in all directions. Some were growing on trees and rocks. The roots penetrated the rocks... seems kinda lame but looks crazy in person.
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    Is it still good for torts?
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    Cowboy_Ken Well-Known Member 5 Year Member

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    I don’t see why not.
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    Yes but without the spines
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    Broad-leaf weeds and flowers> Succulents > Store bought greens.

    Portions of succulents can safely be offered daily if your tortoise is given enough fiber rich weeds and flowers to go with it. Removing the spines is completely optional.
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