Woman discovers plant she has been watering for two years is fake


A California woman was very proud of her succulent she had been taking care of for two years, but when she tried to transplant the plant she made a surprising discovery.

Caelie Wilkes posted on Facebook saying, “I’ve had this beautiful succulent for about two years now. I was so proud of this plant. It was full, beautiful coloring, just an overall perfect plant. I had it up in my kitchen window. I had a watering plan for it, if someone else tried to water my succulent I would get so defensive because I just wanted to keep good care of it. I absolutely loved my succulent.”

“I go to pull it from the original plastic container it was purchased with to learn this plant was fake,” she wrote. “I put so much love into this plant! I washed its leaves. Tried my hardest to keep it looking its best, and it’s completely plastic! How did I not know this? I pull it from the container it’s sitting on Styrofoam with sand glued to the top!”

Wilkes recently gave an update via Facebook and said her local Home Depot has provided her with several real succulents after seeing her story.