I’ve had this plant (compact hybrid version) since the beginning of September 2013, and it seems to be adapting well to our local hot humid environment. After clearing away the old sulking leaves, I am able to better notice the new growth on the plant, and it has even blossomed!

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Considering my collection of plants are mostly EXTREMELY slow-growing succulents (lithops), this Ice plant comes as a really sweet surprise. Every day I am able to see a significant growth in the fat juicy leaves and flower buds! I did read somewhere that if unable to provide the cold of winter to the plant, it will not blossom well. Unfortunately, living smack on the equator means I can’t provide the cold of Winter or even Autumn/Spring for it. It’s 30 degrees Celsius here 365 days of the year… There’s only HOT, HOTTER, or Thunderstorms here… *sigh*  

We’ll see how it goes… But for now, it still seems to be growing really well. :)

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