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Harry Lauder’s Walking Stick – Planting in a Pot

Q: Last Mother’s Day, I bought my wife a 5 gallon size Harry Lauder Walking Stick Plant. The plant looked a bit bedraggled when I got it. I immediately repotted it into a much larger container, watered it good and added a little root starter. Still today, the plant looks bedraggled. It’s out in the […]
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