Gasteria Armstrongii Flat-Leaf Gasteria
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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.
Gasteria armstrongii is a rare succulent with dark green leaves. It has a slow growth rate.
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.
During the hot summer months, keep the soil moist but not soggy. During the winter, only water when the soil is completely dried out.
Gasteria armstrongii has a frost tolerance of -1° C (30.2° F) and belongs to the hardiness zone of 10.
This variety of Gasteria requires partial shade to thrive.
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
|Common Name||Flat-leaf gasteria|
|Growth Rate||Slow growth|
|Scientific Name||Gasteria armstrongii|
|Sun Exposure||Partial shade|