Conophytum uviforme is an elegant dwarf succulent that has its origin in South Africa. It is a member of the Aizoaceae family. This spring-dormant plant takes up a height of only 2 to 3 cm. It is also famous in the world by its common name “Living Pebble”. In order to let it grow to its full potential, make sure you provide it with enough air circulation indoors.
Conophytum uviforme takes time to grow as it has a slow rate of growth. You shall wait patiently to see it thriving day by day.
This dwarf plant blooms in the autumn season and produces yellow, pink, and white-colored flowers for a refreshed indoor and outdoor ambiance.
To allow Conophytum succulents thrive ideally, you should water them only when the soil is fully dry. Let the excess water move out of the planter through drainage holes. Keep an eye on the soil moisture level and sogginess before every watering cycle.
Use a well-draining soil mix to grow Conophytum perfectly. You can make use of peat soil combined with plenty of pumice or perlite.
The hardiness zone of Conophytum is 10-11. It can survive at a temperature as low as 32 °F (0°C).
Give this dwarf succulent a lot of bright light. You can make use of artificial light as a supplement to daylight.
You can easily propagate Conophytum by dividing them into mature clusters in early fall or late summer.
Conophytum uviforme is one of the safest and non-toxic succulents that can be planted indoors and outdoors.