creepy watch chain..

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I decided to plant new watch chain(crassula muscosa) cuttings with firestick cactus.. Behold, I have never seen this happens where it is creeping closely to the branch and I am still observing this if it will keep itself attached. I thought this was just a coincidence at first but the more it is growing the more it is keeping itself attached like a snake. Why is this do you think? Trying to research this but unable to find any references..
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That's where your light source is .. Plants tend to lean towards the light/sun .. perhaps, just perhaps ..or it is a climber!
 

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I dont think that is the case because this is smack in the middle of the shelf.. And this one is going to opposite direction.. ^_^
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It just creeps me out, look like centipede.:alien::ROFLMAO:
Can you get a top view angle of the plant, I think other bigger plant branch might be in its way.
 

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I think they are just stretching towards the most favourable positions for growth, could be moisture, heat, or sunshine. Mostly sunshine or light though.
 
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That's interesting. I have a firestick plant that I got from a neighbor that use to keep it in an old broken pot in the shade; she asked me if I wanted it, so I took it. I liked the color and decided it would look good under my yuccas (given to me by another neighbor).

Since planting it in the ground in a sunny spot I've noticed a lot of growth from the tips of the branches, but I will have to look closer to see if I see something similar as in the OP's photos.


EDIT::oops: I just noticed that this was a result of cuttings, so I guess I won't see what's in the OP's photo...I really need to read more and look less at the photos:censored::D
 
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That's interesting. I have a firestick plant that I got from a neighbor that use to keep it in an old broken pot in the shade; she asked me if I wanted it, so I took it. I liked the color and decided it would look good under my yuccas (given to me by another neighbor).

Since planting it in the ground in a sunny spot I've noticed a lot of growth from the tips of the branches, but I will have to look closer to see if I see something similar as in the OP's photos.


EDIT::oops: I just noticed that this was a result of cuttings, so I guess I won't see what's in the OP's photo...I really need to read more and look less at the photos:censored::D

It needs a colder temperature like 40F to low 50's and full sun in order to turn red on their tips.. Mine was a cutting on all green pot..and the three branches in the middle are new but I keep this indoor with temperature 65F to 72F. :)
 

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I was able to bring the "Firestorm" out of a sedum firestorm indoor. When I bought this, it has brown tips and highlights. When I brought it indoors, the brown tips slightly disappearing. Then I upgraded my grow light over a month ago and this turns flaming red.
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They are lovely.. More colours, more interesting. I especially like the horse shoe next to the fairy ..
 

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Rey, you're spoiling Raj .. Nice view though, so different from the side show! I have just started mine with 3 little pieces of houseleeks.
 
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It seems it might have given root into it/ fused:eek:, I would not be surprised now if crassula muscosa start to grow independently on firestick:ROFLMAO:
 

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