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sushiwaitress

It's pretty much all lithops, all the time -- in excruciating detail. (I might have a problem.) Consider yourselves warned. NJ USA Zone 7a

Lithops Otzeniana Brakfontein Farm SB2185

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sushiwaitress

26 Apr 2020 #lithops #livingstones #succulents #lithopsotzeniana

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sushiwaitress

14 Feb 2020 #lithops #lithopsotzeniana

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sushiwaitress

He's wrinkly, and I want to water him, but it's best to wait a week after repotting before watering so that the roots and the plant have some time to recover from the shock. The soil was a little bit damp anyway because I'd just rinsed the pumice. Oh well. Hope he's strong enough to adapt. 21 Jul 2019 #lithops #livingstones #succulents #lithopsotzeniana

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sushiwaitress

Decided to repot my group of six #mesagarden #lithops into individual 3" pots because some of them aren't doing so well, and their individual needs have to be cared for without harming their neighbors. Best practice for adult lithops is to not mix species, but when I first bought these I didn't know that and potted them all together. 21 Jul 2019 #livingstones #succulents #lithopsotzeniana

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terrimclaughlin

Wow!! Sounds like a lot of work. They look really nice plus I know you love these. Great job👍🏻👍🏻🤗😊💕

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sushiwaitress

I went on vacation for a week and came back to this. This #lithopsotzeniana is seriously confused: it didn't change leaves during the winter, and now it's blooming 2 months early. Definitely an oddball. 1 July 2019 #lithops #livingstones #succulents

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terrimclaughlin

Very cool!!🤗🤗😊💕

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kylers

Fabulous 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👍🏻👍🏻

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RollyRox

Amazing!

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scotiansunshine

💥 so cool!

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sushiwaitress

No idea what this guy is doing. I'm peeking down in there for signs of a split... dude you're almost 5 months late! 4 Apr 2019 #lithops #livingstones #succulents #lithopsotzeniana

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kylers

Ya, we’re past the fashionably late stage, 😂

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sushiwaitress

I noticed today that this guy, who did not split this past fall/winter, has puffed back up a little and is less wrinkly than before. I had given a couple of his neighbors on the opposite side of the pot some sprays of water, and since the pot is plastic, I guess the moisture became available to everyone. I'm actually glad because I was worried I'd starved him. 23 Mar 2019 #lithops #livingstones #succulents #lithopsotzeniana

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sushiwaitress

I hope you're doing ok little buddy. 20 more squirts of rainwater tonight... hope you've got some baby leaves in there somewhere for me... 7 Feb 2019 #lithops #livingstones #succulents #lithopsotzeniana

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sushiwaitress

Very wrinkly and the only one in her pot who hasn't started splitting. 10 squirts of water. Couldn't help myself. 31 Jan 2019 #lithops #livingstones #succulents #lithopsotzeniana

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sushiwaitress

Looking pretty wrinkly and I hadn't watered him since September, so I gave him 10 squirts of water on each side. #lithops #livingstones #pumice #succulents 12 Dec 2018

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sushiwaitress

Little bit wrinkly but it's still firm #lithops #livingstones #pumice #succulents #lithopsotzeniana 5 Dec 2018

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sushiwaitress

Waiting for this guy to show me some baby leaves #lithops #livingstones #pumice #succulents #lithopsotzeniana 22 Nov 2018

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sushiwaitress

Getting wrinkly. #lithops #livingstones #succulents #succulentsunday #lithopsotzeniana #pumice

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dunnoukno

So I have my first lithops, does the wrinkling mean they're thirsty, or that they're going to shed soon? (How often do they shed?) Thanks!

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sushiwaitress

@dunnoukno From what I've read, the wrinkling does indicate some moisture loss. But it doesn't mean you HAVE to water them. When in doubt, don't water.

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sushiwaitress

@dunnoukno to answer your other question, it does not mean that they're going to shed. This plant just finished shedding old leaves, so he's done until next spring. They shed once a year when they're adults.

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sushiwaitress

Outer leaves are basically gone -- slurrrrrp #lithops #livingstones #succulents #pumice #lithopsotzeniana

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sushiwaitress

Look how tall this guy is getting #lithops #livingstones #pumice #succulents #afternoonsun #lithopsotzeniana

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sushiwaitress

Outer leaves on this guy are almost gone! #lithops #livingstones #pumice #succulents #lithopsotzeniana

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sushiwaitress

Look how tall you're getting! #lithopsotzeniana #lithops #livingstones #pumice #succulents

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kimguy

So cool!💚

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pixierose

This one reminds me Squidward (spelling not sure about) of Spongebob Squarepants 🤣🙏🏼👍🏼

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sushiwaitress

New center leaves are starting to overtake the outer leaves in terms of size. I like the pale green color of the "teeth." I'm guessing they will darken to a deeper green as the months pass. #lithopsotzeniana #lithops #livingstones #pumice #succulents

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Yollymac

I love the pattern on this one!

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sushiwaitress

Otzeniana are some of my favorites too. @Yollymac

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sushiwaitress

Jaggedy aligator teeth. #lithops #livingstones #pumice #succulents #afternoonsun #lithopsotzeniana 1 May 2018

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sushiwaitress

#lithopsotzeniana The new leaves remind me of mouths full of teeth. The ends are aaaaaaaallmost all the way out of the encumbrance of the old leaves. Pictured here with his eternal sidekick #lithops-aucampiae-v-koelemanii #lithops #livingstones #pumice #succulents

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sushiwaitress

I can see more dots on the baby inner leaves... like rows of teeth #lithopsotzeniana #lithops #livingstones #pumice #succulents #afternoonsun

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sushiwaitress

Quite a ridge across the new leaves of this #lithopsotzeniana -- my other otzeniana did this too when it emerged. #lithops #livingstones #pumice #succulents

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sushiwaitress

#lithopsotzeniana #lithops #livingstones #pumice #succulents #afternoonsun

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ddbosorka

@sushiwaitress that’s ace :)

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sushiwaitress

I'll dust you tomorrow I promise. #lithopsotzeniana #lithops-aucampiae-v-koelemanii #lithops #livingstones #pumice #succulents

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sushiwaitress

The #lithopsotzeniana and its dirt ring which is totally only there to show how much its leaves have spread. #lithops #livingstones #pumice #succulents

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sushiwaitress

The telltale ring of dirt. A few more days and I'll be able to get my brush down in there and clean you out so you can look nice in pictures. #lithops #livingstones #pumice #succulents #afternoonsun #lithopsotzeniana

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sushiwaitress

Cranked up the exposure on this photo so we could take a peek at the baby leaves developing. #lithops #livingstones #pumice #succulents #lithopsotzeniana #lithops-aucampiae-v-koelemanii

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sushiwaitress

#lithops #livingstones #pumice #succulents #lithopsotzeniana #lithops-aucampiae-v-koelemanii

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sushiwaitress

Progress #lithops #livingstones #pumice #succulents #lithopsotzeniana

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sushiwaitress

#lithopsotzeniana

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sushiwaitress

#lithops #lithopsotzeniana #pumice #lithops-aucampiae-v-koelemanii

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sushiwaitress

#valentinesday #lithops #livingstones #succulents #pumice #lithopsotzeniana

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sushiwaitress

#lithopsotzeniana #livingstones #succulents #pumice #lithops #sunshine Tiny split in this guy too. Everybody wakin' up #afternoonsun

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sushiwaitress

I love how they're so translucent. Sometimes the light hits them just right and they glow. #lithops #lithopsotzeniana #livingstones #succulents #pumice The otzeniana is 21.5 mm wide.

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sushiwaitress

Interesting ridge along the top of this #lithopsotzeniana. #lithops #livingstones #succulents #mesagarden #pumice

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sushiwaitress

Fourth of six new #lithops from #mesagarden #lithopsotzeniana #livingstones #mesembryanthemum #succulents

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