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Q.Hi. Why Is My Burrows Tail Turning A Red/purple Color And Shriveling Some?

Zone San Diego | Anonymous added on December 22, 2020 | Answered

I live in San Diego, keep my burrows tail outside. Has been cold in the early morning and rainy. Why is it turning red?

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Answered on December 23, 2020

When a succulent is stressed, it can change color. The cool temperatures could have stressed it, plus the shriveled leaves indicate a lack of water, another source of stress.

I'm sure it will be fine when conditions return to normal.

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