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I believe Image from 2017?

This is a Hen and Chick plant that was my Grandmother’s. She had it for many years in a decorative tire planter.

The plant had outgrown the tire plant so it wasd time for some new pots.

I gave away half and transplanted the other half into several different pots.

Here is the one I transplanted into a strawberry pot in May 2018.

In 13 months it has taken over the strawberry pot and I am considering taking some of the “babies” off and giving them their own pots.

I might just let it keep growing as is and watch it take over the log it sits on.

What’s your opinion?

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Posted on June 12, 2019, in Garden 101, Photography and tagged , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 10 Comments.

  1. It’s gorgeous. I’d be tempted to see how it would look as it spread.

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  2. My mom had Hens and Chicks too and they do spread a lot. I have always thought they were a pretty succulent.

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  3. Tricky – it looks lovely as it is, but by the looks of things it won’t be long before your pot is swamped! I suppose it depends on how many of them you want or how many you can persuade your friends to have. But a nice problem to have. 🙂

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  4. It’s nice to think you still have a plant of your grandmother’s. An heirloom.
    We had those in our house in Normandy. Quite strong plants. (Don’t remember what it’s called in French. Poulets et poussins? I don’t think so.)

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