Adenia venenata
Adenia venenata
Adenia venenata
Adenia venenata
Adenia venenata
Adenia venenata
Adenia venenata

This unique plant is easy to grow, although it grows slightly better in nature than in a pot, but you will love it either way! The Adenia venenata should be grown in a large pot with a well-draining mix. During the vegetative period, be sure to let it dry between waterings. This plant requires intense light, but you should protect it from the blasting summer sun. This unique plant can be grown as a bonsai.

  • Hardiness: In winter, keep it dry at temperatures above 5 degrees Celsius (even if it is resistant to short frosts).
  • Propagation: Seeds or herbaceous cuttings. Leave the cutting surface to dry well before planting.
  • Warning: Handle with care because it is a poisonous plant.
  • Uses: The plant is widely cultivated near villages for its medicinal and tribal uses. Adenia venenata is used to treat intestinal worms. In Kenya, Turkana people use the leaves to treat cattle suffering from mange. Fruit possibly edible.


Add this unique plant to your collection today! This plant comes in a 3.5-inch pot and you will receive one similar to the pictures shown. Please allow us up to three business days to process your order. If you wish to receive your order on a specific date or have special instructions, please add a note at the checkout. The plant is shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots. Be sure to shop Planet Desert for other unique succulents and cacti.

 

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

Blooming Season Fall
Common Name Prince’s tree
Dormancy Winter
Family Passifloraceae
Flower Cream or yellowish-green
Frost Tolerance 0 ºc
Growth Rate Fast growth
Hardiness Zone 10
Height 1-2'
Origin North nigeria
Pot Size 3.5"
Scientific Name Adenia Venenata
Shape Elongated conical to cylindrically
Sun Exposure Full sun to partial shade

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MB
11/15/2021
May B.

Four little leaves held up well upon arriv...

Four little leaves held up well upon arrival. Checking it everyday to see if it's acclimating well on its new environment. There are tiny leaves showing up so I guess it is happy.

JA
03/02/2021
Judith A.

Arrived well wrapped and in great shape....

Arrived well wrapped and in great shape..love the plant..great addition to my cactus room⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

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01/04/2021
Evgeny L.

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CV
09/18/2020
chai V.
United States United States

Super cute but hopefully I can save it

I hope it lives. When I received the plant, it was droopy already. Some leaves almost dried out. I'm really hoping I can save it.

KD
08/22/2020
Katelyn D.

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Adenia venenata

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If you live in a cold climate and are expecting temperatures below 40 degrees within the next five days after placing your order, we highly recommend adding a heat pack to your order. If you do not order a heat pack, we do not send one with your order.

*PLEASE NOTE- If you are ordering both CACTI/SUCCULENTS and HOUSEPLANTS, you will need to purchase BOTH heat packs above to your cart.

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($50 Promo not valid for Houseplant heat packs)

To prevent plants from freezing while in transit, orders placed for areas with extreme severe freezing temperatures will be held for shipment until it is safe to ship.

Plants that are in 3.5" pots and smaller will be shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots. Any plant that is larger than a 3.5" pot WILL NOT come with a pot as it will be shipped bare root.

Depending on the species and season, 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.

We ship via USPS Priority Mail, and we calculate the shipping cost based on the weight and volume of your purchase. Care instructions are included in every package you order. Please allow us up to 3 business days to process your order. Depending on your location, we will ship the plants on a certain day to avoid transit time during weekends or holidays. If you wish to receive your order on a specific date, or have special instructions, please add a note on your order. If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to contact us at any time.

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