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Old July 2nd, 2008, 12:30 AM
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can someone tell me what my plant is called

My plant has leaves that are dark green ,fleshy and round leaves on green stalks . I dont think its a cascadeing plant because everything is standing up straight. I know it doesnt require alot of water and likes the sun. Could someone tell me what this plant is called?
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Old July 2nd, 2008, 05:56 AM
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Re: can someone tell me what my plant is called

can you post a picture of it? You have described about 40 different succulents, a rubber tree, a young hoya, a ficus, and a number of aroids there. It is likely to be one of the above, but it's not all of them.

If you can't post a pic, then we need more detail - how big are the leaves? what shade of green? are they a different green underneath? do they have veins? what shape are the stalks? how thick are they? what is the leaf texture - waxy, smooth, fuzzy, leathery? has it ever flowered? does the plant bleed latex or clear sap when you take off a leaf? where did you buy it? is it indoors or outdoors?
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Old July 2nd, 2008, 04:55 PM
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Re: can someone tell me what my plant is called

Hi
The leaves are an oval shape, medium green color, waxy covering with no veins present and bleed a clear sap. The stalks are strait up and thin. I dont know if the plant has ever produced flowers. I recieved the plant from a family member to be kept indoors and suggested be kept in a window with lots of sun and not to over water.
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Old July 2nd, 2008, 06:28 PM
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Re: can someone tell me what my plant is called

Possibly a jade that isn't getting enough light??
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Old July 2nd, 2008, 10:11 PM
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Re: can someone tell me what my plant is called

I agree about not enough light. It's very leggy.
Put Jade plant into google and there are 3 good pics at the top of the page.

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Old July 3rd, 2008, 06:12 AM
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Re: can someone tell me what my plant is called

Yup, Jade Plant. Get that poor muffin into some sunlight, but do it gradually so you don't lose more leaves.
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Old July 3rd, 2008, 06:39 AM
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Re: can someone tell me what my plant is called

Crassula ovata, the so-celled "jade plant".
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Old July 4th, 2008, 10:07 AM
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Re: can someone tell me what my plant is called

Many thankyous to everyone for your help. I did get it into more light!
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