Adromischus maculatus
Adromischus maculatus
Adromischus maculatus
Adromischus maculatus
Adromischus maculatus
Adromischus maculatus
Adromischus maculatus
Adromischus maculatus
Adromischus maculatus
Adromischus maculatus
Adromischus maculatus
Adromischus maculatus
Adromischus maculatus
Adromischus maculatus
Adromischus maculatus
Adromischus maculatus
Adromischus maculatus

Adromischus maculatus goes by the common name “Calico Hearts” or “Mottled Pig’s Ears”. This succulent is paddle-shaped. The plant has its origin in Eastern and Western South Africa and belongs to the family of Crassulaceae. It is dormant in summer and it can grow up to a height of 8 inches.

Growth Rate

Even though Calico Hearts are a slow-growing succulent, they are still loved by gardeners all around the globe.

Flowering

In the spring and autumn season, the plant produces white-pink or yellowish-green flowers that are tube-shaped.

Watering and Feeding

Use the soak and dry method for watering. Reduce frequency in winter but do not let them shrivel. Feed with a fertilizer that is appropriate for cacti during the growing seasons.

Soil

Simply put, Adromischus Maculatus thrives in a well-drained soil mix. Even though they are happy growing in small pots, they do require a sandy mix.

Hardiness

Calico Hearts grows best in the spring and autumn season, keeping in mind its frost tolerance of anywhere between -3.9° C (25° F) to 10° C (50° F) and 9b to 11b hardiness zone.

Light

Mottled Pigs Ears require bright sunlight to grow. Since too much direct light can lead to sunburn, ensure that they are exposed to just the right amount of light.

Propagation

The plant can be propagated by leaf or stem cuttings. Twist off a leaf and let it dry out for a few days before you insert the stem partially into the soil.

The best part about Mottled Pigs Ears is that it brings joy to anyone who nurtures it and can survive in even less-than-ideal conditions.

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

Bloom Season Spring and autumn
Bloom Season Spring and summer
Botanical Name Adromischus maculatus
Common Name Calico hearts
Common Name Spotted adromischus, Calico hearts, Chocolatedrop
Dormancy Summer
Family Crassulaceae
Flower Color White/near white
Growth Habit Vertical Grower / Tall Stem
Growth Rate Slow growth
Hardiness Zone 9b to 11
Mature Size Under 6 in
Mature Size Under 6 in. (15 Cm)
Native Area South africa
Resistance 6.7° C
Resistance 7°c For short periods
Sun Exposure Full sun to light shade
Sun Exposure Partial to light shade

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Adromischus maculatus

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Please note: All Landscape Ready plants that are in a 6-inch pot or larger WILL NOT come with a pot as it will be shipped bare root.

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Please note: Our large plants are many years old, and as a result, they might have minor scaring but will arrive 100% healthy and looking great.

Please note: Our large plants are shipped bare root. They are also many years old, and as a result, they might have minor scaring but will arrive healthy and looking great.

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.

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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 6" and larger 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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Adromischus maculatus goes by the common name “Calico Hearts” or “Mottled Pig’s Ears”. This succulent is paddle-shaped. The plant has its origin in Eastern and Western South Africa and belongs to the family of Crassulaceae. It is dormant in summer and it can grow up to a height of 8 inches.

Growth Rate

Even though Calico Hearts are a slow-growing succulent, they are still loved by gardeners all around the globe.

Flowering

In the spring and autumn season, the plant produces white-pink or yellowish-green flowers that are tube-shaped.

Watering and Feeding

Use the soak and dry method for watering. Reduce frequency in winter but do not let them shrivel. Feed with a fertilizer that is appropriate for cacti during the growing seasons.

Soil

Simply put, Adromischus Maculatus thrives in a well-drained soil mix. Even though they are happy growing in small pots, they do require a sandy mix.

Hardiness

Calico Hearts grows best in the spring and autumn season, keeping in mind its frost tolerance of anywhere between -3.9° C (25° F) to 10° C (50° F) and 9b to 11b hardiness zone.

Light

Mottled Pigs Ears require bright sunlight to grow. Since too much direct light can lead to sunburn, ensure that they are exposed to just the right amount of light.

Propagation

The plant can be propagated by leaf or stem cuttings. Twist off a leaf and let it dry out for a few days before you insert the stem partially into the soil.

The best part about Mottled Pigs Ears is that it brings joy to anyone who nurtures it and can survive in even less-than-ideal conditions.

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

Bloom Season Spring and autumn
Bloom Season Spring and summer
Botanical Name Adromischus maculatus
Common Name Calico hearts
Common Name Spotted adromischus, Calico hearts, Chocolatedrop
Dormancy Summer
Family Crassulaceae
Flower Color White/near white
Growth Habit Vertical Grower / Tall Stem
Growth Rate Slow growth
Hardiness Zone 9b to 11
Mature Size Under 6 in
Mature Size Under 6 in. (15 Cm)
Native Area South africa
Resistance 6.7° C
Resistance 7°c For short periods
Sun Exposure Full sun to light shade
Sun Exposure Partial to light shade

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