Gasteria armstrongii
Gasteria armstrongii
Gasteria armstrongii
Gasteria armstrongii
Gasteria armstrongii
Gasteria armstrongii

Gasteria Armstrongii is commonly known as ‘Flat-Leaf Gasteria’. It has some of the most attractive individual clones of any species. This summer-dormant succulent has a short, rounded, and thick rosette shape that grows up to 2 inches in height. Gasteria Armstrongii has its origin in South Africa and belongs to the Asphodelaceae family.

Growth Rate

Gasteria armstrongii is a rare succulent with dark green leaves. It has a slow growth rate.

Flowering

Flowers of this interesting plant are reddish-pink in color and are stomach-shaped. They bloom in January and February.

Watering and Feeding

Flat-leaf gasteria succulents require little water to grow. Fertilizer should be applied only once in the spring, for both houseplants and those planted outside.

Soil

During the hot summer months, keep the soil moist but not soggy. During the winter, only water when the soil is completely dried out.

Hardiness

Gasteria armstrongii has a frost tolerance of -1° C (30.2° F) and belongs to the hardiness zone of 10.

Light

This variety of Gasteria requires partial shade to thrive.

Propagation

You can propagate this succulent plant by removing offshoots or taking leaf cuttings in the spring or summer.

Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz

Bloom Season Spring summer
Botanical Name Gasteria armstrongii
Common Name Flatleaf gasteria
Dormancy Summer
Family Asphodelaceae
Flower Color Reddishpink
Genus Gasteria
Growth Habit Thick rosettes
Growth Rate Slow
Hardiness Zone 10 11 (USDA)
Hardiness Zone 10, 11
Mature Size 2 in. tall
Native Area South Africa
Plant Type Dwarf perennial succulent
Propagation By cuttings, offsets
Resistance Drought tolerant, frost tolerant, pest resistance
Soil PH 6.5, Acidic, Neutral
Soil Type Succulent potting mix soil
Special Features Grows in Fynbos community
Sun Exposure Full sun, Partial shade
Toxicity Safe for humans, safe for pets

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Gasteria armstrongii

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Please note: Our large plants are many years old, and as a result, they might have minor scaring but will arrive 100% healthy and looking great.

Please note: Our large plants are shipped bare root. They are also many years old, and as a result, they might have minor scaring but will arrive healthy and looking great.

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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.

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  • Key Plant Features

Gasteria Armstrongii is commonly known as ‘Flat-Leaf Gasteria’. It has some of the most attractive individual clones of any species. This summer-dormant succulent has a short, rounded, and thick rosette shape that grows up to 2 inches in height. Gasteria Armstrongii has its origin in South Africa and belongs to the Asphodelaceae family.

Growth Rate

Gasteria armstrongii is a rare succulent with dark green leaves. It has a slow growth rate.

Flowering

Flowers of this interesting plant are reddish-pink in color and are stomach-shaped. They bloom in January and February.

Watering and Feeding

Flat-leaf gasteria succulents require little water to grow. Fertilizer should be applied only once in the spring, for both houseplants and those planted outside.

Soil

During the hot summer months, keep the soil moist but not soggy. During the winter, only water when the soil is completely dried out.

Hardiness

Gasteria armstrongii has a frost tolerance of -1° C (30.2° F) and belongs to the hardiness zone of 10.

Light

This variety of Gasteria requires partial shade to thrive.

Propagation

You can propagate this succulent plant by removing offshoots or taking leaf cuttings in the spring or summer.

Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz

Bloom Season Spring summer
Botanical Name Gasteria armstrongii
Common Name Flatleaf gasteria
Dormancy Summer
Family Asphodelaceae
Flower Color Reddishpink
Genus Gasteria
Growth Habit Thick rosettes
Growth Rate Slow
Hardiness Zone 10 11 (USDA)
Hardiness Zone 10, 11
Mature Size 2 in. tall
Native Area South Africa
Plant Type Dwarf perennial succulent
Propagation By cuttings, offsets
Resistance Drought tolerant, frost tolerant, pest resistance
Soil PH 6.5, Acidic, Neutral
Soil Type Succulent potting mix soil
Special Features Grows in Fynbos community
Sun Exposure Full sun, Partial shade
Toxicity Safe for humans, safe for pets

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