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Rachel's Journal

Rachel's Journal

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Sedum pulchellum?

31 May 2010 23:20:27
Sedum pulchellum?

Sedum pulchellum?

A few years ago I grew a packet of seeds I bought from Mr Fothergill.

The packet was labelled 'Sedum pulchellum'. I hd no sedums at the time so was quite excited to get some from seed.

The resultant 5-6 plants did not look like sedums.They didn't like the sun so I eventually planted them out under the Acacia tree.

For all the world my Sedum pulchellums look like ferns. Can anyone advise me on what fern they might be?


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fran m fran m 31 May 2010 23:39:35

Martin, will help for sure. They look great.


MartinB MartinB 01 June 2010 08:34:07

Will need a better photo.


Rachel Rachel 01 June 2010 08:50:24

I added the photo to my May album, Martin. Is that any good?


Lìga Lìga 01 June 2010 09:37:29

I never in my life grown ferns from seeds...They growed in my orchid pots by them selfs,but like it,,never.


MartinB MartinB 01 June 2010 13:24:52

Looks like polystichum setiferum


Myrtle Myrtle 01 June 2010 13:43:40

Nice fern but definitely not a sedum!


Rachel Rachel 01 June 2010 17:44:56

Thanks, Martin. I have taken note : )

No, definitely not a sedum, Myrtle!


HeadGardener HeadGardener 01 June 2010 23:36:04

In true Star trek fashion Martin I concur...  spores must have made it's way into the pot, I've got the springing up in the greenhouse..


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