(This plant comes in a 3.5 inch pot. 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 . The plant is shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots).
Origin: South Africa
Description: The bulb of this succulent plant forms new bublets regularly that can be left to be or split to make new plants. The curly leaves will develop after flowering. The more sun it gets the curlier the leaves. It is a winter grower and drops its leaves during dormancy.
Sun Exposure: It appreciates bright light and full sun.
Waterings: Average water needs from fall until spring. Cut back in the summer and during dormancy until it starts to grow green and new leaves again.
Blooming Habits: It has mounding bulbs and the strange branching yellow flowers that bloom from summer to early fall.
Hardiness: Needs to be protected from frost
Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz
|Blooming Season||Late winter to early spring|
|Common Name||Soldier-in-the box|
|Growth Rate||Fast growth|
|Hardiness Zone||2a - 10|
|Height||3 to 4 feet|
|Scientific Name||Albuca osmynella|
|Sun Exposure||Bright light and full sun|