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Cameron Highlands – Uncle Sam & Multicrops

They are almost next to each other on the same row. I was looking for a short break from all the walking. Couldn’t find any taxi to go down to my accommodation from Rose Centre or even Kea Farm. Uncle Sam/Taman Unc Sam Farm Succulents here are 3 for RM10, same price as Sungai Buloh… Continue reading Cameron Highlands – Uncle Sam & Multicrops

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Cameron Highlands – Kea area

There are Kea Valley Apartment, Kea Markets, Kea Farm.. super traffic jam during weekends/Public Holidays. Windy w bright sun. Take a break.. It looked dusty here where the plants are displayed and a few succulents had dried leaves, rotted or didn't look very healthy. This place has accommodation, farm and toilet 50cents. Traffic jam is… Continue reading Cameron Highlands – Kea area

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Cameron Highlands – Cactus Point

Cactus Point has a big area for parking and buying (free entrance) succulents and potted plants. There is also a section of old electronics and Buddhism brochures. A souvenir area was deserted when I went – mostly plastic and deco stuff. Why get plastic when you can get real plants right? :) Traffic jam going… Continue reading Cameron Highlands – Cactus Point

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Cameron Highlands – Pasar Borong Sakan & Fragrance Nursery

They are opposite each other, before reaching Cactus Point if you are coming from Brinchang. Pasar Borong Sakan It’s a small area where there are some shops selling plant produce and fried food. There’s a shop selling succulents but quantity are very limited. Price is the same as Sungai Buloh Nursery! Not worth to buy..… Continue reading Cameron Highlands – Pasar Borong Sakan & Fragrance Nursery

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Cameron Highlands – Big Red Strawberry Farm

Also known as Taman Agro Tourism Cameron Highlands. This is slightly North of Cactus Valley, Brinchang. So I walked from Cactus Valley to Big Red Strawberry Farm. I almost skipped this but found someone posted there are cheap succulents here in Foursquare. This place does NOT have entrance fee, unlike Cactus Valley. So if you… Continue reading Cameron Highlands – Big Red Strawberry Farm

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Cameron Highlands – Cactus Valley

I bought bus ticket at BTS train station (Bandar Tasek/Tasik Selatan) – there were lots of counters and all sell the same companies so one doesn’t have to worry about queueing for a specific company only. Within 30min, I got into the bus. This was on non-Public Holiday weekday. If one wanted to buy for… Continue reading Cameron Highlands – Cactus Valley

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How to propagate succulents using water

This is based on my experiments only and still learning. I stay in Kuala Lumpur where the weather is humid (hot + wet). It’s always Summer, sometimes it may rain daily, sometimes rain in a few days or once in a week. It’s usually 30C (86F) – 40C (104F) during the day and above 28C… Continue reading How to propagate succulents using water