(This plant comes in a 3.5-inch pot. All 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.)
Astroloba spiralis is native to South Africa and belongs to the Asphodelaceae family. This succulent grows compact with upright stems densely covered in fleshy pointed leaves with smooth surfaces.
As the plant matures expect it to reach up to 15 cm (6″) in diameter and around 20 cm (8″) tall.
When the plant produces flowers expect them to be white and wrinkled appearing in autumn.
Water evenly and generously in the summer, letting the soil media dry out between waterings. In the winter, reduce watering to every other month. Never allow water to collect in the rosette.
This succulent thrives in well-drained soil.
This variety of succulents belongs to the hardiness zone of 10b to 11b and has a frost tolerance of 1.7° C (35° F).
Astrolobas are at their best when provided with some protection from full sun.
Best propagated by cuttings, leaves, offsets or seeds.