Two plant mystery challenge!


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One of these will be a lot harder because the camera decided to play up a bit and not focus... Picked them up from Aldis, and the poor fern type one was the driest I've ever seen. The soil was so dry it had come away from the edges of the pot in a solid block, I had to save it, and I'm expecting it to be big like my old Calathea. What are these so I know how best to take care of them?
 

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First one I Believe is a Chamaed Elegens . They Make nice Palm Trees when left to Grow Old :) & the Second is crassula ovata Or also Known as the Money Tree In my part of the world but Some people call them jade plant, friendship tree, lucky plant, They make a nice Succulant Tree if Cared for and also Have White Flowers Once they get to about 5 years in age.
 
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The first one is not a Chamaed Elegens, the leaf count doesn't match, sadly. I just found the back of the tag has a 'varieties include' which I missed and this could be a parlour palm but that doesn't match either. Each leaf has 8 separate leaf things.
 
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Crassula ovata with red edges Look up the Variant called Crassula ovata red edge The first plant may produce more leaflets yet as it is only a Juvenile plant in its infancy so counting them is not really Full proof of how many the plant will produce later
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Alright, thanks, I didn't know that. So it probably is one then. <3 Thanks! As for the red edge one, the green of the leaves is much darker and the leaves are very thick and sparse. Is that just becuase it's a baby too?
 
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Alright, thanks, I didn't know that. So it probably is one then. <3 Thanks! As for the red edge one, the green of the leaves is much darker and the leaves are very thick and sparse. Is that just becuase it's a baby too?
I've Grown Crassuls many times & Mature plants Leaves do tend to be a little or as much as twice the size of younger plants & leave will dense up to as it gets older. A cool trick you could at some point try .... is if a leaf drops or gets nocked off just leave it sitting in the pot and sometimes they root and grow into new plant. Enjoy them:)
 

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We call the first one palm or areca palm here! Or just palm.
 
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I think you have a young Parlour Palm there TAL. :) It will develop more leaves as it grows. They prefer a cool room out of sun.

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A flower shoot in this picture.
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It's also called Butterfly palm.
 
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Crassula ovata with red edges Look up the Variant called Crassula ovata red edge The first plant may produce more leaflets yet as it is only a Juvenile plant in its infancy so counting them is not really Full proof of how many the plant will produce later View attachment 34138

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