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Zone Placitas, new mexico | Jana3H added on July 9, 2015 | Answered

How long does it take for ice plants to establish once they are planted from a flat of plants? I purchased 2 flats of ice plants from Home Depot and planted them the first week of June. I would like to know how long it will take them to become “established.” I live in Placitas, New Mexico, which is north of Albuquerque and south of Santa Fe. Thank you.

Jana Handrich

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Answered on July 10, 2015

It will most likely take a couple of weeks to become 'established'. This means it will need less water. To become a good established ground cover that holds out weeds can take as long a 2 years.

It does grow vigorously but doesn't take root as easily.
Follow a good watering schedule but do not over water.

Here is a link with more information.


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