Albuca Spiralis is an eye-catching plant from the Asparagaceae family. A native of South Africa, this summer-dormant succulent is known for its long and narrow leaves. It grows up to 6 inches in height. Albuca Spiralis goes by common names ‘Corkscrew Albuca’ and ‘Frizzle Sizzle’.
The growth rate of this succulent plant is slow.
The flowers bloom in pale yellow color during spring and summer.
Water and Feeding/Fertilizer
Albuca spiralis should be watered twice or thrice a week when the soil is completely dried out.
A succulent or cactus soil mix is enough to give Corkscrew albuca good airflow. It needs enough water for retention. Inorganic substances like coarse sand, pumice, or perlite will help the plant grow properly.
Albuca spiralis succulent belongs to the hardiness zone of 9a to 11, with a frost tolerance of -7° C (19.4° F).
Place your adorable Frizzle sizzle under full sun to light shade in a south-facing direction.
This variety of succulents is propagated from division, seeds, or bulbs.
If you are looking for a succulent plant for your garden that is low-maintenance and looks unique, then this one will be a perfect choice.
Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz
|Blooming Season||Spring - summer|
|Common Name||Corkscrew albuca|
|Frost Tolerance||-7 C|
|Growth Rate||Slow growth|
|Hardiness Zone||9a to 11|
|Height||Under 6 in|
|Scientific Name||Albuca spiralis|
|Sun Exposure||Full sun to light shade|
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