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Alexander has succulents growing across much of his five acre property; around the house, in a greenhouse, out in the field as well as around the farm dam in very useful

Alexander has a long history with succulents going back twenty-five years. 'Il all began with my wife surprising me with some plants which she had bought via mail order. 1 was overseas at the time and when I returned, I found twenty tin cans potted with these strange fat leaved plants. My first impressions were not favourable but as the cuttings developed and sent out new growth, I was intrigued by their colours, shapes and hardiness.'

He is equally interested in succulents and cactus, which are of course just a special subgroup of succulents. He was always interested in their survival strategies. This led to his initial visits to succulent habitats where he could see for himself where and how succulents survived.

« Adenia glauca. Caudiciforms (a group of stei ? swelling succulents) like this one, are his favot (insert) Flowers and new leaves.

« Adenia glauca. Caudiciforms (a group of stei ? swelling succulents) like this one, are his favot (insert) Flowers and new leaves.

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