2 inch Gasteria glomerata
2 inch Gasteria glomerata
2 inch Gasteria glomerata
2 inch Gasteria glomerata

2 Inch Gasteria glomerata Ox Tongue plant

(This plant comes in a 2" 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).

Also commonly known as the Ox Tongue plant or Kouga gasteria, Gasteria glomerata belongs to the Asphodelaceae family. This is a stemless succulent with rounded clusters or small rosettes formed by its grey-green strap-shaped leaves. It is a native of South Africa, growing as high as 1.5 cm to 4 cm. It is a slow-growing plant and is not frost-hardy. In spring, it bears inflorescences that are covered by pendant-shaped orange flowers. The dwarf ox tongue succulent prefers shade for best growth but should be exposed to at least two hours of sun. it is winter-dormant.

Growth Rate

This is a slow-growing succulent.


The Ox Tongue succulent bears inflorescences in the spring season which are covered by small pendant-shaped orange flowers.


Water the succulent once or twice a month. Feed it liquid organic fertilizer during the growing season.


The soil for the dwarf ox tongue succulent should be gritty and well-drained. The soil should be two parts sand and one part clay or loam. 


The hardiness zone for ox tongue is 9b to 11b. It is not frost-hardy.


Gasteria glomerata prefers shade but needs a bit of full sun exposure too so that the roots do not rot.


The best way to propagate the succulent is via seeds or leaf cuttings.

Caution: Gasteria glomerata is a non-toxic succulent. But the sap can be irritating for some. It is best to wear gardening gloves when handling the plant.

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

Blooming Season Mid winter
Common Name Kouga gasteria
Dormancy Summer
Family Asphodelaceae
Flower Coral/apricot
Frost Tolerance 25° F
Growth Rate Slow growth
Hardiness Zone 11
Height (15-22 Cm)
Origin South africa
Pot Size 2 inch
Scientific Name 2 inch Gasteria glomerata
Shape Rounded tongue-
Sun Exposure Partial shade

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nia c.
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nice and cute

It was a great experience and I like the plant. I like cactus, they are hard to grow, but they are pretty!

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Nice plant

Nice robust plant, arrived in great shape with multiple offsets coming

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