Argyroderma Gifberg

Product Description
$ 6.25

Argyroderma Gifberg

(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).

Also known as split rock or living stones, this one of a kind interesting looking plant belongs to the Aizoaceae family. We call them the packman plants. The name Argyroderma comes from the Greek "silver skin". The member of this small genus come from the Namaqualand area of South Africa. They need a lot or sun to develop their silver color. Watering them can be tricky. They need little water in summer, and it is better to water them only if they are visibly shriveling. They should be watered only lightly the rest of the year. They can take cool temperature but should not be exposed to frost.

Recommended Temperature Zone: USDA: 10b-12

Frost Tolerance: Hardy to 30°F (-1°C) for very short period

Heat Tolerance: Keep cool and shaded in summer

Sun Exposure: Light shade

Origin: South Africa (Knersvlakte, Little Namaqualand)

Watering Needs: Water minimally in summer, only when the plant starts shriveling. Requires good drainage

Propagation: Seeds



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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Colder Regions Warning: We are now offering 72-hour heat packs for an additional $3.00 If your order is $50.00 or more, and if we think that it is necessary, you will get a heat pack free of charge.

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.

Shipping Details and Customer Service Policy: We ship via USPS Priority Mail. We calculate the shipping cost based on the weight and volume of your purchase. Please allow a maximum time of 72 hours for processing prior to shipment. Depending on your location, we will ship the plants on a certain day to avoid transit time during weekends or holidays. If you have any questions or comments please feel free to contact us at the email address below:

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