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Oh Liz so true!!

As much as I love these and have had lots of them, an older specimen of the more common orange one had to be pulled out with a bobcat. And the taller nicolai needs constant removal of the old leaves, and frankly can look pretty awful after a certain age. But yes always gorgeous when young and pretty haha

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Sue Gelade

Have been down the bobcat removal road too. A friend with one had it in a huge ceramic pot, the plant got bigger and bigger and finally busted the pot open like a peeled orange. So be warned folks!

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They look good but I have seen examples of when they turn nasty. I have a small one in my garden but I think I will pull it out before it grows too large.


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