Delosperma echinatum Pickle Plant
Delosperma echinatum Pickle Plant
Delosperma echinatum Pickle Plant
Delosperma echinatum Pickle Plant
Delosperma echinatum Pickle Plant
Delosperma echinatum Pickle Plant
Delosperma echinatum Pickle Plant
Delosperma echinatum Pickle Plant
Delosperma echinatum Pickle Plant
Delosperma echinatum Pickle Plant
Delosperma echinatum Pickle Plant

Delosperma Echinatum Pickle Plant

(This plant comes in a 3.5 inch pot. 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 . The plant is shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots).

Delosperma echinatum is commonly known as the Ice plant or Pickle plant. The leaves of this plant are dark green with small spots, making it look attractive. Having its origin in South Africa, this succulent belongs to the Aizoaceae family.  Growing up to 45 cm (18 inches) in height, this winter-dormant plant blooms beautifully in spring.

Growth Rate

Delosperma echinatum grows slowly. But it blooms the whole year.


This succulent plant blooms in delicate white color throughout the spring season. 

Water and Feeding/Fertilizer

Pickle plant needs well-drained soil. It is essential to water the plant but before watering it again, let the soil dry out properly. 


Delosperma echinatum plants are not particular about the soil type but they need well drainage soil to grow at a fast pace.


This variety belongs to the hardiness zone of 7a to 10b and the frost tolerance is 5° F (-15° C).


Ice plant needs full to partial sunlight. These perennial plants can be grown outdoors in warmer areas. 


The best way to propagate ice plants is from cutting, which is quite a simple process to follow.  

Luckily, Delosperma echinatum “Pickle plant” does not need repotting. So, this delectable plant makes an exceptional addition to your houseplant collection.

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Blooming Season Spring
Common Name Ice plant
Dormancy Winter
Family Aizoaceae
Flower White/near white
Frost Tolerance 5f (-15°c)
Growth Rate Slow
Hardiness Zone 7a to 10b
Height 45 cm (18″) tall
Origin South africa
Pot Size 3.5"
Scientific Name Delosperma echinatum Pickle Plant
Shape spiny-looking leaves
Sun Exposure Full to partial sun

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Kay J.
United States United States

Cute olant

Very cute little guy.

Qunmar O.
United States United States


Everything was great on planet deserts part. My cactus was as advertised and in healthy condition. my only problem is the usps service they use to ship I had a huge problem with getting my plant from them other than that everything was great.

Caryn T.
United States United States

Love my new plant!!!

My pickle plant is adorable and of a good size.

Donald B.
United States United States

2 day delivery becam 7 days

plant is hanging in - have six baby plants that I am trying to propogate to save after having to separate them from sections damaged during the extended 7 day shipping. FYI priority mail has never made it from you to me (northeast Ohio) in 2 days its 5 days minimum. Main plant is down to 3 small leaflets after removal of damage.

Staci T.
United States United States

What you see is what you get

This is my first order with Planet Desert. I am very impressed with how my plants arrived. They were undamaged, little to no soil and top dressing loss. They are so healthy, they look like the pictures! I am so excited to order again!!!

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Delosperma echinatum Pickle Plant

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Colder regions warning: If you are expecting temperatures below 40 degrees within the next five days after placing your order, we highly recommend adding a heat pack to your order. We are now offering 72-hour heat packs by request, and if your order is $50.00 or more, you will get a heat pack free of charge by request. 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 are included in every package you order. We ship via USPS Priority Mail, and we calculate the shipping cost based on the weight and volume of your purchase. 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 any time.