Dyckia platyphylla - Planet Desert
Dyckia platyphylla - Planet Desert
Dyckia platyphylla - Planet Desert
Dyckia platyphylla - Planet Desert
Dyckia platyphylla - Planet Desert
Dyckia platyphylla - Planet Desert

Dyckia platyphylla

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Dyckia platyphylla

(This plant comes in a 3.5 inch pot. You will receive a very similar plant to the one in the picture. It may or may not be blooming at the time of your purchase. The plant is shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots).

Dyckia platyphylla is a very attractive plant that grows in clusters with individual plants up to 8 inches (20 cm) tall, with rosettes up to 1 foot (30 cm) wide. The leaves are short, wide, glossy, deep green and blush bronze to even purple in full sun and are covered in silvery scales beneath and attractive whitish teeth along the margins. In spring to summer can appear the attractive up to 3 foot (90 cm) tall stalks of yellow-orange flowers.

Recommended temperature zone: USDA: 10-12
Frost tolerance: Keep frost free
Heat tolerance: Leaf ends shrivel with an excess of heat
Sun exposure: Light shade to full sun
Origin: Brazil (Goias state, Minas Gerais)
Growth habits: Succulent rosette, very slow growing to 1" in diameter (30 cm)
Watering needs: Moderate water during the growing season, none in winter.
Propagation: Seeds or division

 

Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz

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