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These are 48" long, so may be too large: Lee Valley LED Tape kits. This company has a wide range of LED lighting, so you may want to poke about on their website if these don't work for you. I can recommend the company but I have no experience with their lighting


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Mikey and Lina. Yes, you can grow a plant, even a succulent with just artificial light, as long as you have have the correct heat, meaning something around 20-25°c (70-80°f) A little higher or lower is fine. The temperature can drop at night, but the temperatures should stay above 10°c (50°f), you have the air circulation, and water. With all those ...


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It certainly isn't "natural" for a desert cactus to have a continuous supply of water, but they seem to be healthy enough growing continuously for half the year if they do have sufficient light, heat, and water. But in the UK I have no experience of trying to keep them growing continuously all year round with artificial light in winter, and for my ...


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It would seem not,though there is little research in regard to the health of any succulent plant should it not experience dormancy. There isn't much difference in the dormancy story between desert or any other type of cacti or succulent either; dormancy or partial dormancy can be triggered by periods of stress or drought, as well as the more usual cooler ...


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Marlothistella stenophylla Also called Mesembryanthemum stenophyllum or Ruschia stenophylla It is not very common. It should at some point grow a caudex. A caudex of a plant is a stem, but the term is also used to mean a rootstock and particularly a basal stem structure from which new growth arises. You might already be able to feel one forming at the ...


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This looks very much like what Californians call "iceplant". Wikipedia says that its real name is now Carpobrotus edulis, that its former name was "Mesembryanthemum edule", and that it is native to the South of Africa. Wikipedia is also where I found this picture of it: (photo by Uzoma Ozurumba) I should note this picture makes the plant look much more ...


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