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oldgreyheron

I live to the south of Middlesbrough, North Yorkshire. Somewhat overcome by the work needed in the garden, I share bits of it! Twitter @oldgreyheron

Aeonium

  • Season Icon Mid SpringMid Spring 2022
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oldgreyheron

Our son’s aeonium, now many years old just keeps changing! Multiple new growths have appeared over its winter stay in the cold greenhouse! #succulentsunday

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  • Season Icon Late AutumnLate Autumn 2021
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oldgreyheron

My largest aeonium on its Autumn transit to the cold, leaky greenhouse from the South facing patio!

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joanboston

Mine are inside now. Slight frost last night

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  • Season Icon Early AutumnEarly Autumn 2021
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oldgreyheron

#mondaymotivation

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  • Season Icon Mid SummerMid Summer 2021
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oldgreyheron

Our monster aeonium - it started as one small rosette from #helmsleywalledgarden many years ago, initially cared for by our son! It’s called “squishy”! #succulent

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joannie.a

It looks a bit like a bonsai cloud pruned tree

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  • Season Icon Mid SummerMid Summer 2021
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oldgreyheron

Succulent green!

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  • Season Icon Early SpringEarly Spring 2021
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oldgreyheron

Andrew’s aeonium seems to have got through to #spring ! Maybe ten years old now.

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hagar

Love Aeoniums , nice plant. 😃🌵

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  • Season Icon Mid SummerMid Summer 2019
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oldgreyheron

Two aeonium in pots under a south-facing wall. #succulentsunday #collage #raindrops

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  • Season Icon Late SummerLate Summer 2018
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oldgreyheron

#sundaysucculent aeonium enjoying their Summer outside!

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anges

@oldgreyheron Doing well by the look of them ☺

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brightcolours

#aeonium

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  • Season Icon Late SpringLate Spring 2018
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oldgreyheron

Aeonium back outside after winter indoors. #succulantsunday

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brightcolours

#succulentsunday

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  • Season Icon Late SummerLate Summer 2016
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oldgreyheron

The green relative of the now-sprouting red aeonium is growing very well. It has even successfully found the soil in the pot with an aerial root and is sprouting new growth there.

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  • Season Icon Late SummerLate Summer 2016
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oldgreyheron

The broken plant is showing signs of multiple life forms!

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oldgreyheron

Looks like your encouragement was well-founded @Keely 😀

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Keely

🙌🙌🙌 brilliant

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  • Season Icon Late SummerLate Summer 2016
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oldgreyheron

Oh no, look what's happened overnight. Hoping one plant can be made into two now! 😮😟🤔

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kathy

Worth a try

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Keely

I chopped mine right down early spring as pot had vine weevil n killed all my flowers its coming back slowly but surely so fingers crossed for yours 😐

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oldgreyheron

That's encouraging @Keely - thanks!

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  • Season Icon Early SpringEarly Spring 2016
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oldgreyheron

There are two aeoniums here, a multi-stemmed green one and a single stemmed red one. We are caring for them for our son Andrew who's currently working in the USA.

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kathy

Hope they're easy to look after!

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oldgreyheron

@kathy They're a bit temperamental, need light and warmth, and I'm told to water them sparsely... If they get too dry they drop their leaves quite readily. The green one is branching out and has become very top heavy. I had to buy a heavy pot for it!

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kathy

Good luck!

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brightcolours

#aeonium #foliage #pots

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brightcolours

If they're too heavy I'd be chopping the tops off and using the cuttings to grow more, just in case the originals decide to turn up their toes... #advice

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brightcolours

#succulent

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