Burro's Tail
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Burro’s Tail

Zone manningham, south australia | mummareynolds added on September 19, 2017 | Answered

Hi, I put my burro tail out in the sunshine and all the leaves turned white. It may have been very wet from recent rains. Would being wet do this to the leaves??

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BushDoctor
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Answered on September 19, 2017

I believe it to be a sudden switch to unfiltered sunlight. These must be introduced to full sun slowly, a few hours at a time. Over-watering will cause a whole different set of symptoms, however is a real possibility if it continues to get so much water. Here is an article with more information:

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/cacti-succulents/burros-tail/burros-tail-care.htm

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