Adromischus maculatus

Product Description
$ 6.25

Adromischus maculatus

(This plant comes in a 3.5" 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. This plant is shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots).

Description: Adromischus maculatus a.k.a. “chocolate-drop” is a nice succulent with fairly flat wedge-shaped leaves, though thick, which are beautifully marked in chocolate colour giving them a marbled appearance.

Habit: Low growing perennials leaf-succulent forming small clusters or mats.
 
Roots: Fibrous.
 
Stem: Very short, somewhat woody, decumbent to prostrate up to 15 cm long, little branched
 
Leaves: Obovate, spatulate or oblanceolate, dorsiventrally flattened, tip obtuse and often mucronate or notched, (25-)30-70(-100) x (15-)20-35(-40) mm, rounded, usually abruptly wedge-shaped but rarely subpetiolate, and with horny margin all round the leaf, green, grey-green to greyish brown, glossy sometimes almost scarlet from the sun rays and with or without dark purple spots, but growing a dark green color under bushes. The young plants are often without spots.
 
Inflorescence: A thyrse with l(-2)-flowered cymes, grey-green, erect, 20-35 cm tall.
 
Flowers: Tubular, pale yellowish green. Corolla-lobes 2,5-5 mm acute, white or tinged pale pink. mauve along margins, spreading to recurred. Lower lobes and throat with club-shaped hairs. Anthers not protruding from corolla-tube pedicels 2-3 mm long. Buds thin, straight gradually tapered toward tips, spreading.
 
Flowering season: Summer
 
 
Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com,  llifle.com and cactus-art.biz

 

 

All of our plants are grown under the same conditions, although not all the plants are the same. You will receive a similar plant in size and shape to the ones in the pictures. Our plants are hand-picked and carefully selected to bring you the best quality possible. Please allow us up to 3 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.

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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.

Care Instructions: Care instructions are included in every package you order.

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Most of our plants come in a 3.5 inch pot