Corallocarpus welwitschii
Corallocarpus welwitschii
Corallocarpus welwitschii
Corallocarpus welwitschii
Corallocarpus welwitschii
Corallocarpus welwitschii
Corallocarpus welwitschii
Corallocarpus welwitschii
Corallocarpus welwitschii
Corallocarpus welwitschii

(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.)

A native of Angola, South Africa, Kenya, Namibia, and Zaire, the perennial climbing plant Corallocarpus welwitschii belongs to the Cucurbitaceae family. With a fast growth rate, this monoecious plant either grows as a ground cover or takes the support of another plant to grow like a vine. The succulent grows up to 2 meters tall with its greyish green foliage spreading out. It bears pale-yellow flowers during summers, the blooming season. The common name of this interesting plant is Red-fruited climber. With medium sun exposure, the frost-hardy succulent is also grown in some areas for its edible roots.

Growth Rate
The Red-fruited climber is a fast-growing houseplant.

Flowering
The blooming season is summer. The plant bears pale-yellow colored flowers.

Watering and Feeding
During the blooming season, these plants need to be watered bi-weekly but moderately. You need to ensure that the soil is moist constantly but never wet.

Soil
Corallocarpus welwitschii grows well in cactus soil or potting mix containing two-thirds perlite or sand. Coir can also be mixed to improve drainage.

Hardiness
This plant grows well in hardiness zones of 8. It is frost-hardy and can tolerate a temperature range of 0° to 20°F (-12° to -6.5°C).

Light
It thrives well in medium sun exposure.

Propagation
The red-fruited climber is propagated from seeds or cuttings that can be sown any time of the year.


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Corallocarpus welwitschii

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Plants that are in 3.5" pots and smaller will be shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots. Any plant that is larger than a 3.5" pot WILL NOT come with a pot as it will be shipped bare root.

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.

We ship via USPS Priority Mail, and we calculate the shipping cost based on the weight and volume of your purchase. Care instructions are included in every package you order. Please allow us up to 3 business days to process your order. Depending on your location, we will ship the plants on a certain day to avoid transit time during weekends or holidays. If you wish to receive your order on a specific date, or have special instructions, please add a note on your order. If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to contact us at any time.

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