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Miniature rose sans many leaves!

Cereoid+10 cereoid at prodigy.net
Wed Sep 11 11:08:12 EST 2002

The same applies as for the Kalanchoe.

Its likely to mean that the plant is shedding its oldest leaves before the
coming of winter.

Leaves are temporary structures, even for succulent plants. After a season
of two, even leaf succulents shed their oldest leaves.

Russell Allen <russell_allen at btopenworld.com> wrote in message
news:alid9l$i2s$1 at venus.btinternet.com...
> Oh, related to my last post, I'm looking after a miniature rose for the
> lady (she's in Madiera for 3 weeks... alright for some!).  She ain't too
> plant au-fait unfortunately, and with the succulent I mentioned in my
> post, she left a miniature rose in direct sunlight for about 5 days.  It's
> rather less leafy on the lower stems than it was!  It has some foliage
> is looking healthy at the top, but ALL the leaves from the lower six
> of the stems have fallen off.  What're the long term prospects for this
> plant becoming more aesthetic?
> Again cheers in advance for any advice,
> Russell :)
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