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They are roots. The plant is perfectly OK. In the wild they propagate by bits breaking off, growing roots, and starting a new plant. From the picture it looks like you have pruned some stems off, so the plant probably thinks more stems are going to get broken off soon and has started growing some roots in anticipation of that. Many succulents are ...


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Likely one of the branches will take over as the dominant one, but at this stage both can be allowed to progress since it spreads the risk. One or the other might be hurt and if there are multiple shoots it is more likely to survive. Eventually the weaker one can be pruned away once the seedling is firmly established in its new location. Adding it to the ...


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I thnk the basic problem is that they are much too crowded together, so they are growing to try to get more light. Even small flowering plants need to be 8 or 12 inches apart to develop normally to their full size. If you sowed the seeds straight into the container, you need to sow more seeds than that since they won't all germinate, and then thin out the ...


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When growing plants from seed in an open-pollinated situation we can expect a lot of variability in the resulting growth, as you have observed. It's probably a strategy developed by plants to survive in an unpredictable world. Out in a full sun situation the plant on the far right might go on to be the most successful, but in your darker situation the middle ...


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