Aloinopsis setifera
Aloinopsis setifera
Aloinopsis setifera
Aloinopsis setifera
Aloinopsis setifera
Aloinopsis setifera
Aloinopsis setifera
Aloinopsis setifera
Aloinopsis setifera
Aloinopsis setifera

The common name of Aloinopsis setifera is “Living stones.” The species belongs to the Aizoaceae family and has its origin in South Africa. The main feature of the plant is the clustered rosette-shaped dense growth. Leaves are light blue or green, at times purple in color with warts on the edges. The winter-dormant living stones succulent cactus has a slow growth rate. It prefers partial shade rather than direct sun exposure to grow a height of about 10 inches.

Growth Rate

Lithops living stones have a slow growth rate.

Flowering

The blooming season for living stones succulents lithops is summer. The plant bears daisy-like purple or red flowers.

Watering and Feeding

The living stones watering needs are typical of cacti. They require regular watering in summers and a dried ambiance in winters.

Soil

Living stones succulent cacti grow well in a porous potting mix with good drainage.

Hardiness

The hardiness zone of living stones is 8a to 11b. The frost tolerance temperature is -10° C (14° F).

Light

Aloinopsis setifera requires partial shade when sowed in the soil. However, it gradually acclimatizes and demands good sun exposure.

Propagation

In most cases, the propagation of Aloinopsis setifera is possible from cuttings. In rare cases, it can be reproduced from seeds. How to grow living stones from seed? Use the right potting mix, sprinkle the seeds, and cover them with fine sand. Water the soil recurrently to keep it moist all through the germination period. Wrap the pot with a plastic sheet and place your pot in the sun. It takes about two to twelve weeks to germinate.

Living stones are impressive accents to a succulent garden, outdoors or indoors. Where to buy living stones? Planet Desert is the most trusted place to buy premium quality succulents.

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

Bloom Season Summer
Botanical Name Aloinopsis setifera
Common Name Living stones
Dormancy Winter
Family Aizoaceae
Flower Color Yellow, Purplered
Genus Aloinopsis
Growth Habit Rosette
Growth Rate Slow
Hardiness Zone 8, 9, 10, 11
Mature Size 10 in. tall, 10 in. wide
Native Area South Africa
Plant Type Succulent
Propagation By cuttings, divisions
Resistance Drought tolerant, frost tolerant, pest resistance
Soil PH 6.5, Acidic, Neutral
Soil Type Succulents potting mix soil
Special Features Darkgrey leaves (dimunative branches)
Sun Exposure Full sun, Partial shade
Toxicity Safe for humans, mildly toxic (Keep away from children)
Watering Needs Low

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Aloinopsis setifera

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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.

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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.

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The common name of Aloinopsis setifera is “Living stones.” The species belongs to the Aizoaceae family and has its origin in South Africa. The main feature of the plant is the clustered rosette-shaped dense growth. Leaves are light blue or green, at times purple in color with warts on the edges. The winter-dormant living stones succulent cactus has a slow growth rate. It prefers partial shade rather than direct sun exposure to grow a height of about 10 inches.

Growth Rate

Lithops living stones have a slow growth rate.

Flowering

The blooming season for living stones succulents lithops is summer. The plant bears daisy-like purple or red flowers.

Watering and Feeding

The living stones watering needs are typical of cacti. They require regular watering in summers and a dried ambiance in winters.

Soil

Living stones succulent cacti grow well in a porous potting mix with good drainage.

Hardiness

The hardiness zone of living stones is 8a to 11b. The frost tolerance temperature is -10° C (14° F).

Light

Aloinopsis setifera requires partial shade when sowed in the soil. However, it gradually acclimatizes and demands good sun exposure.

Propagation

In most cases, the propagation of Aloinopsis setifera is possible from cuttings. In rare cases, it can be reproduced from seeds. How to grow living stones from seed? Use the right potting mix, sprinkle the seeds, and cover them with fine sand. Water the soil recurrently to keep it moist all through the germination period. Wrap the pot with a plastic sheet and place your pot in the sun. It takes about two to twelve weeks to germinate.

Living stones are impressive accents to a succulent garden, outdoors or indoors. Where to buy living stones? Planet Desert is the most trusted place to buy premium quality succulents.

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

Bloom Season Summer
Botanical Name Aloinopsis setifera
Common Name Living stones
Dormancy Winter
Family Aizoaceae
Flower Color Yellow, Purplered
Genus Aloinopsis
Growth Habit Rosette
Growth Rate Slow
Hardiness Zone 8, 9, 10, 11
Mature Size 10 in. tall, 10 in. wide
Native Area South Africa
Plant Type Succulent
Propagation By cuttings, divisions
Resistance Drought tolerant, frost tolerant, pest resistance
Soil PH 6.5, Acidic, Neutral
Soil Type Succulents potting mix soil
Special Features Darkgrey leaves (dimunative branches)
Sun Exposure Full sun, Partial shade
Toxicity Safe for humans, mildly toxic (Keep away from children)
Watering Needs Low

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